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crucial element to follow to ensure proper healing


  1. Always wash your hands thoroughly with anti-bacterial soap if you touch the tattooed area. You do not want to get the area infected. 

  2. Do not wash or put anything on your tattoo that has not been given to directly by your paramedical tattoo specialist. 

  3. No heavy workouts, saunas, laying out in the sun, swimming in chlorinated pools/Jacuzzi’s/Ocean until area is completely healed. 

  4. No sun exposure or tanning for 3-4 weeks after procedure.

  5. Contact your physician if you see any signs of infection

  6. Avoid heavy sweating for the first 10 days.

  7. Use an ice pack to help relieve any pain and swelling.

  8. Keep the area clean. Blot or rinse off any body fluids/lymph to help prevent scabbing.

  9. Apply Aquaphor 2-3 times a day, applied with a cotton swab (never your fingers) until the area has healed 

  10. Do not peel or pick any crusts or scabs that may form over the pigmented area


  1. Allow Tegaderm to stay on for 7 days

  2. You may take showers with Tegaderm, but do not submerge or go swimming

  3. After 7 days remove Tegaderm and keep area clean with water and soap

  4. Moisturize area using fragrance free Lubiderm or Aquaphor 2-3 times a day always using a Q-tip until healed


  1. Keep area clean with water and soap 

  2. For the first 5 days keep area moisturized with Aquaphor 2-3 times a day always using a q-tip

  3. After 5 days massage area using La Roche-Posay Cicaplast or plain silicone gel using clean fingers

Aftercare: List
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