DLG TATTOO

ART GALLERY

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AFTERCARE

INSTRUCTIONS

RECOMMENDED

products

  • Soft Soap, Dial Antibacterial liquid soap

  • H2Ocean Care products

  • Redemption

  • Shea butter/cocoa butter

If your tattoo was dressed with Sani-derm, Tattoo-derm or Second Skin. Please follow these instructions.

SANIDERM

  • Leave the derm sit on the skin for 24 hours. Note that it will fill with fluid(plasma, blood,pigment). This is naturally occurring and nothing to be worried about.

  • Call the shop to have your tattoo redressed.

  • After 48 remove the derm, you should have been given verbal instructions during your re-wrap.

  • After removing the derm be sure to wash off your tattoo thoroughly with warm water and a fragrance free liquid hand soap.

  • Gently pat the tattoo dry and allow it to air dry for 10-15 min.

  • Apply ointment to the tattoo in a thin layer,(DO NOT USE PETROLEUM BASED PRODUCTS!) too much can suffocate the pores and extend healing times. Please refer to the list of recommended ointments.

  • If flaking or scabbing occurs DO NOT pick at the tattoo. Though flaking and scabbing is a rare occurrence it can still happen. Picking at it or scratching it can cause damage to the area, and may cause a loss of pigment.

  • Avoid direct sunlight for 2-3 weeks. After which use a sunblock 35spf or higher to protect your tattoo.

  • Avoid swimming for 2-3 weeks. A tattoo is an abrasion on the skin. It's an open wound and susceptible to infection.

If your tattoo was dressed with Skin Lock. Please follow these instructions.

SKIN LOCK

  • Leave the Skin Lock sit on the skin for at least 3 hours. Note you can leave it on for a full 24 hours, but it will start to flake off during that time

  • To remove the, Skin Lock be sure to wash off your tattoo thoroughly with warm water and a fragrance free liquid hand soap.

  • Gently pat the tattoo dry and allow it to air dry for 10-15 min.

  • Apply ointment to the tattoo in a thin layer,(DO NOT USE PETROLEUM BASED PRODUCTS!) too much can suffocate the pores and extend healing times. Please refer to the list of recommended ointments.

  • If flaking or scabbing occurs DO NOT pick at the tattoo. Though flaking and scabbing is a rare occurrence it can still happen. Picking at it or scratching it can cause damage to the area, and may cause a loss of pigment.

  • Avoid direct sunlight for 2-3 weeks. After which use a sunblock 35spf or higher to protect your tattoo.

  • Avoid swimming for 2-3 weeks. A tattoo is an abrasion on the skin. It's an open wound and susceptible to infection.

RECOMMENDED

products

  • Soft Soap, Dial Antibacterial liquid soap

  • H2Ocean Care products

  • Redemption

  • Shea butter/cocoa butter

RECOMMENDED

products

  • Soft Soap, Dial Antibacterial liquid soap

  • H2Ocean Care products

  • Redemption

  • Shea butter/cocoa butter

If your tattoo was dressed with Plastic

wrap and tape

CLEAR WRAP

  • Leave the wrap on the skin for 24 hours. Note that it will fill with fluid(plasma, blood,pigment). This is naturally occurring and nothing to be worried about.

  • After removing the wrap be sure to wash off your tattoo thoroughly with warm water and a fragrance free liquid hand soap.

  • Gently pat the tattoo dry and allow it to air dry for 10-15 min.

  • Apply ointment to the tattoo in a thin layer,(DO NOT USE PETROLEUM BASED PRODUCTS!) too much can suffocate the pores and extend healing times. Please refer to the list of recommended ointments.

  • If flaking or scabbing occurs DO NOT pick at the tattoo. Though flaking and scabbing is a rare occurrence it can still happen. Picking at it or scratching it can cause damage to the area, and may cause a loss of pigment.

  • Avoid direct sunlight for 2-3 weeks. After which use a sunblock 35spf or higher to protect your tattoo.

  • Avoid swimming for 2-3 weeks. A tattoo is an abrasion on the skin. It's an open wound and susceptible to infection.