Tattoo Care

Tattoo Care Information - Sacramento, California
  1. Remove bandage in 2 - 4 hours. Wash with soap and water.
  2. Wash with soap and water at least once per day.
  3. Bacitracin, or Neosporin ointment, applied very thin 3 times daily for no more than 5 days.
  4. Skin lotion like Vaseline Intensive Care or Dermassage should be used after fifth day.
  5. Do not pick, scratch, or allow solvents or petroleum products to come in contact with your new tattoo.
  6. Never allowed soiled clothing or bedding to come in contact with the healing tattoo.
  7. Do not go into salt or chlorine water, or other public waterways ( rivers, lakes, hot tubs, water slides, etc )
  8. If infection occurs contact your doctor. Signs of infection may include: redness, swelling and oozing after the first few days.

DO NOT:
Drink before having your tattoo done. Alcohol thins the blood which can cause more bleeding than necessary.