After Care Guide
It is in our interest as much as yours that you take the very best care of your new tattoo so that it remains as healthy as possible.
Follow our professional care advice to avoid unwanted infections.
Before any tattoo after care is carried out, make sure to thoroughly wash your hands to avoid any potential infection.
If you need any further information on how to care for your new tattoo, do not hesitate to contact us.
Warm Soapy Wash
Wash tattoo gently with warm soapy water
Cold Water Rinse
Follow with a cold water rinse to close pores
Allow To Dry
Allow skin to dry naturally
Apply a thin layer of cream covering the tattooed area
Cover your tattoo with a clean, sterile plastic film
Repeat process 1 to 5, every 3-4 hours, for 7 days
Frequently Asked Questions
Most frequently asked questions & answers
In some cases, your new tattoo may appear red, swollen, prickly / bleeding and just painful. These are common and classic symptoms of a normal healthy healing tattoo. The more complex the design, the greater the probability of occurrence of these symptoms. Do not panic, your symptoms should disappear after a few days. If these symptoms continue for a week or more, consult your tattooist or doctor.
If your tattoo increases in redness, becomes more painful and you feel any of the following symptoms, you have classic signs of an infection. Return to your tattoo artist or visit a doctor for the infection to be confirmed and evaluated.
• abnormal chills
• Swelling of the tattooed area
• Yellow / greenish fluid coming out of the tattooed area
• Red lesions around the tattooed area
• Hard and high tissue areas
If an infection is left untreated, other conditions can potentially develop, and can also damage the tattoo itself.
1. discontinue use of all products immediately.
2. Wash the affected area with warm water.
3. Let your skin dry.
4. Do not apply cream on the affected area.
5. Do not cover the newly tattooed area.
6. Consult a doctor or dermatologist as soon as possible.
Some people may experience an allergic reaction to the soap or cream itself and experience adverse skin reactions.
Your health care provider will determine the cause of your adverse reaction to newly tattooed skin.
Sometimes a retouch may be necessary, when the tattoo has fully healed. Contact us, so that the tattoo artist can asses the tattoo which they have performed, as all re-touches are at the discretion of our tattoo artist(s). Valid for 3 months from the date of your tattoo. There is no charge for this service.