3503 Genesee St.
Buffalo, NY 14225

716.633.7171

After Care

Your tattoo has been applied by a professional Tattoo Artist. In order for your tattoo to heal properly you must take excellent care of it. Should you have any questions please contact your artist and they will be glad to assist you.

DOs

  • Leave bandage on for 1 hour.
  • Remove bandage after 1 hour and take a hot shower.
  • Gently, WITHOUT SCRUBBING, wash tattoo with an unscented anti-bacterial soap twice daily.
  • Apply a THIN coat of ointment twice a day for 3 days. Our artists recommend either Vaseline or Aquaphor.
  • When all scabbing is gone (typically 1 week) apply unscented moisturizer twice daily. Our artists recommend Curel or Lubriderm.
  • USE COMMON SENSE!

DO NOTs

  • DO NOT itch, scratch, or pick any scabbing that occurs.
  • DO NOT subject to chlorine, salt water, or soak in tub.
  • DO NOT allow near animals.
  • DO NOT tan for two months.
  • DO NOT get your new tattoo dirty.
  • AVOID wearing tight clothing on & against your tattoo for the first two weeks.