Tattoo & Piercing Care
Proper Care Of Your New Tattoo
1. You should keep your new tattoo clean by washing it a few times daily with a mild, non-irritating soap; gently cleaning the area with out scrubbing the area too abrasively.
2. You should apply a anti-bacterial ointment such as Neosporin or it's equal, several times daily as to not let your new tattoo dry or crack. Just keeping a light layer of ointment on your tattoo will do fine...do not over apply...less is more!
3. Common sense plays a big key in healing your tattoo...treat it gently during the first week and you will be fine.
4. Try to avoid long periods of soaking in water, showers are fine but avoid swimming and long baths for a week. Keep exposure to sun minimal during the first two weeks.
Keep your new piercing clean and dry.
You should was your piercing once daily with an anti-bacterial soap while you are in the shower.
Clean and rinse your hands- THEN clean your piercing. With one drop of soap clean well, getting all the material off your piercing.
Once you have cleaned your piercing make sure you rinse it well allowing clean water to run on your new piercing.
You should never apply any ointments, astringents, or chemicals to your new piercing.
You should never touch your piercing unless you are washing it with clean hands.
Do not irritate your piercing with clothing, excessive cleaning, excessive soap, or touching.
Rinse your mouth with Listerine every time you eat, drink, or smoke anything for the first 7 days.
Make sure you eat a lot of crushed ice or anything cold to reduce the swelling and ease your pain for the first 7 days.
Make sure you eat softer foods as to not irritate your new piercing.
Keep crushed ice in your mouth as much as possible for the first 7 days.
You may change your jewelry after 4-6 weeks.
Do not overexert your new oral piercing with excessive use.
Please feel free to contact us with ANY questions you may have.
If you feel your piercing is infected, please consult your doctor.