Tattoo Aftercare

1.Take your bandage off after 1 hour, no more than 2. 

2.Wash with unscented antibacterial soap and warm water. The first time you wash your new tattoo, you will need to use as hot of water as you can stand (do not scold yourself).

3.Rinse with cool water and pat dry with a clean paper towel. 

The first time you wash, let your tattoo air dry for 2-3 hours and then re wash the tattoo following steps 1-3 again.

Any other time you wash your tattoo let it air dry for 20 minutes before applying Aquaphor or lotion. 

Do Not 


Expose to direct sunlight for 1 month.

Go swimming in lakes pools spas rivers oceans or

Soak in water for 3 weeks.


Wash 2 times daily 

Apply Aquaphor 2-4 times daily depending on placement.

Blot excess ointment from tattoo. 

Switch to unscented lotion after 3-4 days.

Pat or lightly slap to itch. 

Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns during the healing process. I would be happy to answer via text for these concerns.