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-Leave the bandage on for 2-4 hours, at least 2 no more than 4.

-When you take the bandage off wash it thoroughly with your finger tips, massage it get all the blood and ointment out of it. Pat dry, don’t rub. Let it air dry for 5-10 minutes before applying ointment.

-Your tattoo will try to dry out and scab up. Your goal with the ointment is to keep your tattoo like your natural skin texture. Not to dry, not to moist.

-Apply very small amounts. Cover the entire tattoo and . You barley want to be able to tell there’s anything on there. rub it all the way in

-Apply your ointment a couple of time a day as needed. When it starts to feel a little dry and itchy, rub a little ointment into it. Do not over medicate, rub it all the way in!

-If your tattoo does dry out and get hard or scabs, quit applying ointment! Let it dry out and heal naturally. Don’t pick it don’t scratch it. If you let the scabs heal naturally your tattoo will be fine. Don’t medicate a scab!

-When you take a shower over the healing process don’t let water hit the tattoo directly. You only want to get the tattoo just wet enough to wash it and rinse it. Don’t over saturate your tattoo with water. Especially if there are scabs. No swimming, hot tubs, baths and do not shave over a tattoo that isn’t healed.

-In about 3-10 days your tattoo will start to peal. At that point switch to a non scented mild lotion. This will help speed up the pealing process.

-Your tattoo will take anywhere from 7-14 days to fully heal, everybody’s healing time is different.

-We recommend Aquaphor ointment or A&D. Get one or the other. Everybody recommends something different for medicating tattoos. These are what we have found works best for our tattoos, Don't listen to your buddy’s cousin or whoever else tells you how to take care of your tattoo. If you any questions feel free to call or come by and see us.