1.UNWRAP. Leave the bandage on for at least 1-3 hours. Do not exceed 12 hours. UNWRAP and DO NOT RE-BANDAGE.
2.CLEAN. Unwrap and wash tattoo with clean hands, mild soap (Dial, Dove, etc), and warm water. Lather, rinse, and repeat until all ointment is cleaned off. Clean at least once a day for the remainder of the healing process.
3.DRY. Pat area dry with clean cloth.
4.MOISTURIZE. When tattoo becomes dry/flaky, begin applying a small amount of fragrance-free lotion (Eucerin, Cetaphil, etc.) once a day at first, then twice a day every day after.
DO NOT SOAK your tattoo in the shower or bath.
DO NOT WASH your tattoo with sponges, cloths or brushes.
DO NOT DRY your tattoo with dirty cloths or RUB dry.
DO NOT SWIM in pools or hot tubs for at least 2 weeks.
DO NOT EXPOSE to DIRECT SUNLIGHT for 2 weeks and always protect your tattoo with SPF.
DO NOT PICK, SCRATCH, or RUB throughout healing process.
Aftercare may be different if you circled YES to anything on the consent form at the time of your tattoo. If you have any questions or concerns, call or come by anytime.
We also carry a variety of H2Ocean brand aftercare products that can be purchased at the time of your tattoo.