Please follow the aftercare steps provided below:
Day 1 || Remove the wrap and gently clean your fresh tattoo with unscented anti-bacterial soap under clean warm water. After cleaning, you will gently pat dry your tattoo with paper towels. Do not apply any ointment or lotion.
Day 2 - 7 || You will rinse your tattoo three times a day using unscented anti-bacterial soap. After rinsing, gently pat dry your tattoo with paper towels and apply a very thin layer of aquaphor over your tattoo. You may apply three times a day or enough to keep your tattoo lightly moisturized.
Day 8 - 14 || You will rinse your tattoo once a day using unscented anti-bacterial soap. After rinsing, gently pat dry your tattoo with paper towels and apply a very thin layer of unscented lotion over your tattoo to keep it moisturize. Apply as many times as needed. Although, do not over saturate your tattoo.
Day 15 + || We always recommend moisturizing your tattoo with unscented lotion. Once if fully heals, we also recommend using sunblock over your tattoo.
During the healing of your tattoo, please remember to • Never pick or scratch your tattoo
No swimming/bathing/lake/pool/saunas etc... only time your tattoo should be touching water is when you are rinsing
your tattoo or showering
Wear loose & smooth fabric clothing to avoid friction and rubbing. Do not wear any textured garments
Avoid touching any dirty surfaces and do not let other people or pets touch your tattoo
Do not get a sunburn during your healing stages
Avoid long sun exposures
Please feel free to contact your artist or Flourish Tattoo & Foliage if you have any questions!