After 3 hours, you're able to gently wash your face with warm water and mild soap avoiding the treated area.
Apply ointment, such as pawpaw, 3 times a day for the next 5 days.
Stay out of sunlight and tanning booths until healed at least 7-10 days.
DO NOT soak tattoo in tub, sauna, Jacuzzi or swimming while your new tattoo is healing. Showers are fine.
DO NOT rub or pick treated area while it is healing.
Loss of colour and/ or infection could occur.
Extreme sun and exposure over the years can and will fade your tattoo.
this can be minimised by using a strong sunscreen, at least SPF25
Your tattoo should completely heal in 2 weeks.
Consult a physician if any signs or symptoms develop such as the following :
redness at site, green / yellow discharge (foul smelling) and/ or fever.
Always wash hands thoroughly before cleaning or touching the tattooed area.
Keep area clean and dry.
Wash the tattoo with clean running water and mild liquid soap.
Rinse and pat dry preferably with paper towel.
DO NOT rub, pick or scratch your new tattoo as this can lead to infection and may cause a delay in healing.