ANCIENT ART TATTOO TUCSON, AZ 2108 S. ALVERNON WAY (520) 747-3340 TATTOO AFTER CARE
1. Leave the bandage that you received after the tattoo on for 2 to 5 hours. Tattoos ooze, this is a normal part of the healing process. The bandage is there to keep airborne bacteria and other contaminants in the environment from invading the wound 2. Make sure your hands have been washed thoroughly before you remove the bandage. 3. After removing the bandage cleanse the tattoo with unscented soap and water. (Do not scrub the tattoo with a brush or towel) This should not be done until after the tattoo has healed. 4. Dry the tattoo by patting it with a clean sterile towel. 5. Let the tattoo dry completely (approx 10 minutes) 6. Lightly rub a thin layer of Noxzema (or the generic equivalent) thoroughly into your skin like lotion. 7. Do not re-bandage. 8. Repeat steps above for 5-7 days. Use non scent lotion to prevent drying. Do not: Go swimming, soak in hot tub or bath, use hydrogen peroxide or alcohol on your tattoo, scratch or pick the tattoo Do: Stay out of the sun until your tattoo has healed completely. Apply sun block to your tattoo after it has healed whenever it is exposed to the sun.