Below are some aftercare instructions, posted here so you can look at them whenever you need to,thank you .
Leave the tattoo bandaged for a minimum of 1 hours ,not longer than 3 hours.
Remove bandage under warm running water.Using an UNSCENTED soap, wash the tattoo well using your hands and warm soapy water. Do not use a washcloth!
Gently pat the tattoo dry with a clean towel and allow the tattoo to air for a minute. Apply an UNSCENTED lotion ,like Aveeno,Curell or Neutragena handcreme to the tattoo 4-6 times a day,
wash tattoo two to four times a day , for about two weeks .
After 3 - 6 days, the tattoo will start to peel or flake. Let the skin peel naturally. Always wash your hands before handling your tattoo. The tattoo is healed in about 2 weeks.
DO NOT re-bandage the tattoo once the initial bandage is removed .
DO NOT sunbath ,or expose tattoo to direct sunlight for first 2-3 weeks.
Do not use sunscreen on a tattoo that is not yet healed .
DO NOT pick or scratch tattoo. Slapping it gently with washed and dry hands stops the itching sensation ,caused by the healing process.
DO NOT soak the tattoo. No swimming, surfing , hot tubs or saunas for 2 weeks.
DO NOT shave or wax area until tattoo is completely healed.
DO NOT apply alcohol, any oils,healing ointments,Vaseline petroleum jelly or sunblock to unhealed tattoo.
DO NOT listen to "tattoo experts" !!!
If you have any questions, call or visit SPEX TATTOO
Small amounts of color may appear on clothing or sheets for first few days. If the tattoo is in an area where it can be exposed to the air, allow it to breathe, but always keep it clean. and keep it moisutrized. Wear loose fitting cotton clothing .
These after care instructions are not just suggestions, but have been handed to you , so that following, them will ensure proper healing !
Your responsible aftercare can greatly affect your tattoo,you paid for it and it was uncomfortable receiving it,take care of it,thank you !