INK TATTOO STUDIO
Jeffreys Bay - South Africa
Taking care of your tattoo
From this point
on, your artist is not responsible for any infection or problems you
may have with your tattoo if you don't take proper care of it. A really
beautiful tattoo can turn into a disaster if the proper aftercare is
Leave That Bandage Alone!
artist took the care to cover up your new tattoo for a very good reason
- to keep air-born bacteria from invading your wound.
Wash and Treat
you remove the bandage, you will want to wash your tattoo. Use lukewarm
water and mild, liquid antibacterial to gently wash away any ointment,
blood and/or plasma and to completely clean the area. Then
pat (do not rub) the area firmly with a paper towel to
get it completely dry. Follow with a very light application of your
choice of ointment.
Bathing, Showering, Hot Tubs, and Swimming
You can (and should!) shower with a new tattoo. It's OK to get your
tattoo wet - just don't soak it.
Scabbing and Peeling
a few days, you will notice some peeling and possibly a little
The advice here is, don't pick, and don't scratch! If the skin itches,
slap it. If it is peeling, put lotion on it. And if it is scabbing,
just leave it alone. Your tattoo is almost healed, and now is not the
time to ruin it!
Protection from the sun
your tattoo is healed, from now on, you will always want to protect it
from the sun's ultraviolet rays.
are a professional tattoo studio.
Please contact us for an appointment, or a quote.
Visit the studio at
18 da Gama Road, Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
083 661 4406