Aftercare


Before your appointment:

  • Avoid sunburn, scraps or cuts on the area to be tattooed
  • Get a good night’s rest
  • Have a healthy meal with protein an hour or so before
  • Stay hydrated
  • Avoid alcohol , caffeine, blood-thinners
  • Take care of your personal hygiene

During your Appointment:

  • Come alone or bring one friend
  • Focus on breathing
  • Refrain from moving
  • Bring high-energy snacks and water

 

After Your Appointment:

Follow your artist care instructions exactly.
We have aftercare products for sale at the shop.

  1. Remove bandage after 2-3 hours and wash tattoo with hot water.
  2. Wash and pat tattoo dry before applying a small amount of lotion 2-3 times a day for 7 days.
  3. Continue step 2 for another 7 days 1-2 times a day.
  4. Do not expose to sun, saltwater, chlorinated water, hot tubs or saunas for 10 days
  5. Do not pick or scratch the new tattoo
  6. Everyone will tell you a different story on how to heal your tattoo. Don’t listen to them.
  7. Any questions please call or email exoticeyetattoo@gmail.com.