After Care for Tattoos

Many tattoos heal in four to six weeks. Others may take longer ~ be patient. Eat nutritious foods and practice good hygiene to help your new tattoo heal faster.
Do:
  • Leave the bandage alone for a minimum of two hours

  • Wash gently using antibacterial soap

  • Pat dry with a clean cloth or towel, and let the area air dry completely

  • Use A&D ointment three to five times a day for four days

  • Keep the area moisturized for 10 days; use any unscented lotion

  • Avoid exposure to sun; direct sunlight will fade and damage your new tattoo

Don't:
  • Scratch, pick or peel your new tattoo

  • Use hot water when taking a shower

  • Use hot tubs & pools; chemicals can cause serious damage

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After Care for Piercings

 
Many piercings heal in six weeks. Others may take longer ~ be patient. Eat nutritious foods and practice good hygiene to help your new piercing heal faster.
If you have a fresh piercing and you lose your jewelry, call us as soon as possible if you'd like help replacing it. The sooner you can come back, the better. 
 
Do:
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before cleaning or touching your piercing for any reason. 
     

  • Apply saline solution with a cotton swab to cleanse the pierced area.
     

  • Wash gently with antibacterial soap no more than twice a day. While showering, gather up a pearl-sized drop of the soap to clean the jewelry. Leave the cleanser on the piercing no longer than 30 seconds. 
     

  • Rinse thoroughly to remove all traces of soap from the piercing. It is not necessary to rotate the jewelry through the piercing.

  • Dry by gently patting with clean, disposable paper products. Cloth towels can harbor bacteria and snag on jewelry, causing injury.

Don't:
  • Play with your jewelry

  • Turn/slide crusties

  • Clean with alcohol or peroxide

  • Overclean the piercing

  • Swim, take baths or use hot tubs

  • Sunbathe or use tanning beds

  • Let other bodily fluids near your piercing

  • Clog your piercing with creams and oils

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