TATTOO AFTERCARE SUGGESTIONS
Remove bandage in 12-24 hours. Make sure your hands are clean (wash your hands with soap and water). Take the bandage off and dispose of it immediately.
Wash your tattoo with a mild soap such as Ivory or Dove. Do this once a day for the first 3 days.
Starting on the 4th day, try to keep your tattoo dry. Avoid getting the tattoo wet in the shower, if possible. From now on, you will use a mild moisturizer 2 - 3 times daily, until your tattoo is healed.
DO NOT APPLY ANY OINTMENTS on your tattoo such as Polysporin, Mecca ointment, Vaseline etc.
Keep your tattoo out of the sun until it is healed. No sun tanning.
Do not pick or scratch your tattoo. If your tattoo feels dry or itchy, try tapping it.
Touchups are free within 6 months of completion of the tattoo. All touchups after 6 months will be charged the regular shop rate. Touch-ups on the hands and feet may not be covered by the shop.
Touchups are treated as regular appointments requiring 48 hours notice to rebook, If 48 hours notice is not given, regular shop rate will be charged at your next appointment.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call us.
If after 24 hours you notice any signs of complications or infection including swelling, redness or discharge, please contact your physician.
John Street Tattoo