Keep it Clean: Gently wash your tattoo with lukewarm water and mild soap. Pat it dry with a clean towel.
Stay Moisturised: Apply a thin layer of fragrance-free lotion or ointment to keep your tattoo moisturized. Don't overdo it.
Avoid Sun & Water: Shield your tattoo from direct sunlight and avoid soaking it in pools, hot tubs, or baths.
No Scratching: Refrain from scratching or picking at your tattoo to prevent irritation and color loss.
Loose Clothing: Wear loose, breathable clothing over your tattoo to allow it to heal properly.
Skip the Gym: Avoid intense workouts and sweating for a few days to help your tattoo heal.
Healing Time: It takes about 2-4 weeks for your tattoo to fully heal. Be patient and follow these steps!
Remember, everyone's skin is different, so adjust your aftercare if needed. If you notice any unusual reactions, consult a with our studio or artist.
REMOVING SECOND SKIN
Taking off the second skin to keep from hurting the skin as it heals, you have to be careful when you dress from a new tattoo. Here's how to do it step by step:
Before you touch your tattoo, wash your hands well with soap and water to make sure they are clean.
Loosen the edges gently: First, use a light touch to try to pull the edges of the second skin patch away from your tattoo. You can do this by gently lifting one corner of the dressing with your fingers.
Soak the area in warm water for a few minutes (optional): If the bandage is hard to get off, you can try soaking the area for a few minutes. This might make the glue easier to peel off by softening it.
Peel Slowly: Once you've released the edges, peel the second skin dressing off your tattoo slowly and carefully. To avoid pulling on the skin, pull it back at an angle.
Support the Skin: As you peel, use your other hand to push down on the skin near the patch. This can help lessen pain and make it less likely that the skin will tear by mistake.
Keep an eye out for redness or resistance. Stop peeling right away if you see any redness, resistance, or pain. You can gently pat the patch back down with a damp cloth and try again later.
Cleanse and moisturise: After taking off the bandage, wash your tattoo lightly with lukewarm water and mild, unscented soap. Use a clean, soft towel to dry it, and then put a small layer of the recommended tattoo aftercare ointment or unscented lotion on it.
How to Throw Away the Dressing: Carefully throw away the second skin dressing in a bag or container that is covered.
Remember that the key to taking off the bandage is to be careful and patient. If you're not sure how to get rid of it or are worried about it, talk to your tattoo artist. They can tell you what to do based on the type of treatment they used and how your tattoo is doing.