AFTERCARE

If you have question about your tattoo please call us at 512-502-4591

RECOMMENDED TATTOO AFTERCARE INSTRUCTIONS: Please read carefully.

Each time a tattoo is performed, the client should receive written and oral aftercare instructions from their artist.

Dial Soap and Lubriderm can be purchased as a set for $7

Day 1

  1. -wash hands

  2. -remove bandage

  3. -wash tattoo area with warm water and antibacterial soap

  4. -do not re-cover the tattoo.

  5. -let the tattoo air dry; do not apply ointment or lotion

  6. -wear loose, clean clothes to bed and be sure your sheets are clean.

Week 1

  1. - wash your tattoo with warm water and antibacterial soap at least 3 times per day

  2. -normally, little to no lotion is necessary during the first week.

Week 2

  1. -wash your tattoo with warm water and antibacterial soap at least 3 times per day

  2. -you may apply a small amount of lotion to the tattoo AFTER it has been washed.

  3. -for lotion, we recommend unscented Lubriderm.

Other important information:

  • -NO swimming for 2 weeks after getting tattooed. NO baths for 2 weeks. Showering is fine.

  • -DONT pick at your tattoo. DONT let anyone touch your healing tattoo.

  • ALWAYS wash your hands before washing your tattoo.

  • -DONT expose your tattoo to excessive heat, sun, or artificial tanning for 8 weeks.

  • -ALWAYS review aftercare products for allergies.

  • Infection happens most often when bacteria gets into the healing tattoo after removing the original bandage. Avoid exposure to dirt, dust, and pets. Wash your tattoo immediately if you suspect it has been exposed to bacteria.

  • -FREE TOUCHUPS are offered no earlier than 2 weeks after the tattoo, and no later than 90 days. 

If you are concerned about the healing of your tattoo, please call or come back into the studio. If it is suspected that there is an allergic or adverse reaction, or that your tattoo is infected, it is recommended that you consult a health care practicioner immediately.

11815 N. FM #5 Austin TX 78750

512-502-4591

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