*Remove bandage in 1 hour, 2 hours maximum.
*Wash Tattoo with a fragrance free antibacterial soap twice a day. In the morning and at night. We recommend Dial Gold.
*Pat (do not rub) the tattoo with a dry clean paper towel.
*Apply a light layer of aftercare ointment (redemption) gently with clean hands. Rub it in like lotion.
*Blot it off with a clean paper towel if you put the ointment on to thickly.
*Do these steps 3-5 times daily for 5-7 days. (Do not let the tattoo dry out)
*Do not pick or scratch the tattoo
*After doing this for 5-7 days or after its fully done peeling, then switch to a fragrance free lotion. We recommend Lubriderm.
*Apply this lotion 2-3 times a day for the next 7-10 days.
Sun, Pools, Ocean, Sand, Tanning, Saunas, Immersion in any water for extending periods of time, (showers are ok), tight clothing, wrist watches, jewelry that might come in contact with a new tattoo for at least 2 weeks.
**Pet Dander will greatly affect your healing process. If you have pets that sleep with you in your bed please wash all bedding and keep them out of your bed during the healing process.**
Problems that may arise
Any excessive amount of red or pink in the tattoo please contact Pins & Needles immediately for further instructions.