1. Wash your hands prior to touching your tattoo. Remove the bandage within 2-3 hours/2-3 days (depending on the cover used) and gently wash your tattoo with mild soap and cold water. Do not reapply a new bandage.

  2. Apply a thin film of Lubriderm (white unscented lotion) for the next 3 days to a week. (Make sure to clean it first)

  3. After 3 days apply a light coating of ________________ until skin returns to its pre-tattoo condition.

  4. Stay out of direct sunlight and tanning booths for 7-10 days. Use sunscreen of at least SPF30.

  5. Do not go swimming in the ocean, fresh water lakes and streams, chlorinated pools, or soak in a tub or Jacuzzi until tattoo is completely healed.

  6. Take showers until the tattoo is completely healed.

  7. Avoid gardening activities that may expose the tattoo to soil, fertilizers, etc. until the tattoo is healed.

  8. Do not allow tattoo to come into contact with animals until healed.

  9. Your tattoo should form a light dry scab that will fall off in 7-10 days. Do not touch or pick at scab.