TATTOO AFTER CARE
Saniderm: Leave for a minimum of 8- 24hrs depending on the amount of fuild build up, which is normal, but if it feels comfortable, the bandage can stay on for on for 3 to 5 DAYS as long as it remains waterproof. Shower normally and avoid sweaty workouts. Please remove bandage inmediatly if it becomes uncomfortable or itchy.
Regular bandage: Remove the bandage after 2 to 4 HOURS.
Inmediately wash the area with lukewarm water and unscented soap, then rinse area thoroughly.
Pat with paper towel and allow to air dry for a couple minutes.
Apply a very thin layer of non-scented body lotion.
Certain amount of swelling and redness are normal. Your tattoo may also feel warm to the touch. If these symptoms persist after 48-72hrs please contact your tattoo artist inmediately for assessment.
For the next 2-3 weeks
Wash your tattoo 2-3 times a day as directed above.
Moisturize lightly a couple times a day, and do not overmoisturize.
Avoid pretoleum based products like Aquaphor.
Avoid tight fitting clothes around the area, and make sure your clothes and sheets are clean. Also avoid sleeping on it to allow proper bloodflow to the area.
Do not pick at it and do not scratch it.
No swimming or soaking.
Avoid direct sunlight on your tattoo. After it is fully healed, make sure to wear sunscreen to prevent it from fading.