Leave bandage on for 1 hour. After 1st hour, do not re-bandage tattoo.
Apply A&D ointment sparingly as needed for 3-5 days. If tattoo appears dry, apply more in thin layers to keep it moist. (Globbing ointment on may cause scabbing and eventual fading.)
Days 6-14: switch ointment for a perfume-free lotion. Apply as often as needed.
You may shower, but do not wash tattoo with soap for the first 24 hours. When washing tattoo: pat gently, do not scrub. Blot dry with towel. Apply ointment immediately after.
expose tattoo to direct sunlight for 3-4 weeks. If tattoo must be exposed, cover well with sunblock SPF 30 or higher.
No swimming for 3-4 weeks.
If tattoo itches, do not scratch but gently pat it. Scratching may cause ink to be pulled out.
Before cleaning wash hands thoroughly with soap and warm water.
Rinse or soak the pierced area with warm water to remove any stubborn crust. Use a cotton swab and warm water if needed.
Apply a small handful of mild antibacterial soap to the area with clean hands.
Cleanse the area and the jewelry and gently rotate the jewelry back and forth a few times to work the soap to the inside.
Allow the solution to remain there for a minute. Bathe normally; purposelt work anything other than the cleanser into the piercing.
Rinse the area thoroughly under running water while rotatingthe jewelry back and forth to completely remove the cleanset from the inside and outside of the piercing.
Gently pat dry with disposable paper products such as gauze or tissues, as cloth towels can harbor bacteria.
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