Pretty In Ink Tattoo - FAQS - Tattoo After Care

Your tattoo has been created under professional conditions using the most modern sterilisation techniques and the finest tattooing pigment available.

Leave your tattoo covered for at least 2 hours.

Wash your hands thoroughly with antibacterial soap before any aftercare.

Wash your tattoo gently under warm water with antibacterial soap. Work up a good lather to be sure to remove all ointment and any fluids. Do not use hot water or a washcloth.

Lightly pat or air dry. Apply aftercare ointment with clean hands. The ointment should be applied between 2 to 4 times per day to ensure that your tattoo does not dry out.

2 to 7 days after application your tattoo will shed a layer of skin this is normal! Do not pick or scratch your tattoo. Let the skin fall off naturally. Forcing it off can damage your tattoo!

Avoid exposure to direct sunlight to your tattoo or soaking it in water for at least 2 weeks.

By following the instructions in this guide you will minimise the change of infection or damage.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding your tattoo, please feel free to contact the studio.

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