-Keep your tattoo clean!
-Using warm water and antibacterial soap wash away remaining ink/plasma
-Let air dry then apply just enough ointment to cover tattoo. Gently massage into skin.
-VERY LITTLE OINTMENT IS NEEDED. When in doubt, let it dry out
-Repeat 1-3 times a day for 1-3 days
-Discontinue ointment and apply lotion every other day or as needed until fully healed
-No suntanning or soaking for 2 weeks. (Swimming, hot tubs, etc)
-Over moisturize your tattoo.
-Soak your fresh tattoo. Avoid hot tubs, swimming, prolong soaks while bathing
-Expose your tattoo to direct sunlight while healing. (Sunburns can be extremely harmful to a fresh tattoo)
-Keep your tattoo clean
-Moisturize as needed with recommended aftercare
(Consult your artist if you are unsure of aftercare products)
All Tattoo needles used at Surreal Ink are 316L (medical grade) Sterilized steel.