Your artist will cover your tattoo after completion, keep this wrapping on until you are ready for bed. Remove the cling film and wash with an antibacterial soap, with clean hands, pat dry with a clean towel. After this, recover your tattoo with cling film for sleeping.
Remove cling film in the morning & wash it down with hot water and antibacterial soap
Dry the tattoo with a clean towel, taking care to pat the area dry. DO NOT rub it.
Apply a small ‘pea’ sized amount of recommended cream to your tattoo. Make sure not to apply too much. Any excess cream should be gently removed.
Repeat this procedure every morning and evening for 3 days. After the first week, you can reduce this procedure to once a day.
DO NOT do any of the following:
- Scratch or pick at your tattoo.
- Use sun beds.
- Apply fake tan or any other chemical to the area.
- Use any cream other than the recommended by your tattooist
Failure to follow the above after instructions my result in loss of colour, fading, heaving scabbing or infection. Look after your tattoo during the healing process and you will have a tattoo you can be proud of for the rest of your life!