Sacred Traditions Tattoo Aftercare
Sacred Traditions Suggested Tattoo Aftercare
If Saniderm is applied, leave it on for up to 4 days. Follow these instructions once its removed.
When you get home- Wash your hands, take off bandage. Gently wash tattoo with unscented Anti-bacterial soap, using warm water (No soap with moisture beads or scrubs). Do not use a sponge, face towel, loofah or anything similar. Rinse for a few minutes under the coldest water you can tolerate.
Pat dry gently with a clean towel, no wiping or let air dry. Stolen from Sacred Traditions Tattoo
Put a clean ice pack on your tattoo for several minutes.
Let air dry 5-10 minutes. Stolen from Sacred Traditions Tattoo
Apply a thin coat of A & D, no globbing it on, finger wipe any excess off. Do this 3-4 times a day, washing it with antibacterial soap before coats. Do this for the next 5-8 days. Do not pick off any scabs.
You may use an ice pack between washing and applying the A & D on your tattoo for the first 3 days.
After your tattoo is healed and only dry, you may switch to an Unscented lotion. Apply the lotion in thin coats 4-6 times a day till the tattoo is no longer itchy or scaly.
Sign of infection please contact your doctor. Stolen from Sacred Traditions Tattoo
If allergic reaction occurs with A & D, stop use and switch to Natural Vitamin E Oil.
No swimming- (No pools, Hot tubs, lakes, oceans, bubble baths, jacuzzis or anything else that submerges you tattoo under water for long periods of time until your tattoo is completely healed. No tanning and keep away from direct sunlight until it is completely healed. Do not scratch, pick, rub, poke at your tattoo.
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Refrain from getting dirt and grime in your healing tattoo. Tattoo might stick to and stain bedsheets, maintain clean bedding for at least 2 weeks. Consult your tattoo artist if you are planning on doing any strenuous activity for the first 2 weeks.
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DO NOT LET ANYONE ELSE TOUCH YOUR TATTOO (unless they're a doctor).
Do NOT consult your friends, family or colleges (unless they are doctors).
Our staff and Artists are more than happy to answer all your questions about your healing process. Please contact us. Healing process may vary.Stolen from Sacred Traditions Tattoo
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New tattoos can “weep” meaning the plasma and ink form a thin wet coating on the skin.
This can be taken care of by pressing a clean paper towel on the surface. Be gentle, Do not wipe or be rough. Do not use toilet paper. It is normal to see some ink on the paper towel, its just excess ink. May see some of this on your bedding or clothing. Stolen from Sacred Traditions Tattoo
Re-bandage/ Wear loose, preferably cotton clothing over fresh tattoos.
Very rare circumstances on when it should be re-bandaged. Wearing rough materials will act like sandpaper on fresh tattoos. A bra strap, waistband, denim, rubbing location, ect, can all potentially create healing problems. Consult your artist on advice on what to wear/avoid. Stolen from Sacred Traditions Tattoo
After a few days, the tattoo will begin to form flakey scabs that will fall off on their own.
Do not pick or scratch, we know its super itchy. Keep it moisturized and the scabs will eventually slough off. They most likely will be the color of your tattoo and this is normal. Tattoo healing takes about 2-4 weeks so be patient.
Do NOT consult your friends, family or colleges (unless they are doctors). Stolen from Sacred Traditions Tattoo
Our staff and Artists are more than happy to answer all your questions about your healing process. Please contact us. Healing process may vary. Stolen from Sacred Traditions Tattoo