Tattoo Aftercare

Aftercare Instructions

Remove Bandage

Within 1 hour, remove bandage.

Wash gently using soap & warm water.

Do not re- bandage


Apply Cream

Use one of the following creams:

  • Bepanthen ointment or
  • Lucas’ Papaw ointment

Apply a thin layer 2-3 times a day

repeat for 2 weeks(or until healed)

Do's and Don'ts

Tattoo DO’S

Keep clean by gently washing area.

Softly slap when itchy.

Wear non-restrictive clothing/shoes.

Keep out of sun.



Tattoo Dont’s

Taking long baths and showers.

Swimming in the beach/pool or saunas.

Picking/scratching your scabs..

Getting sunburnt on tattoo.

Normal things

Bleeding directly afterwards.

Redness and itchiness.

Coloured scabs, flaking off.

Tattoo “weeping” during healing.


We guarantee our work and understand sometimes tattoos don’t heal perfectly.

We offer Free touch-ups within 3 months.If need,Visit us to book in!

Laser Aftercare

Aftercare Instructions

Keep gauze on for at least 24 hours.
Treatment site should be kept clean and dry.

Do's and Don'ts

Do not wash or scrub treated area,take particular care in the first 48 hours.

Cooling the treated area with ice pack post treatment will relieve irritation and help in the healing process.

Keep the tattoo out of the sun. Always wear sunblock on exposed areas.

Normal things

Stinging sensation is likely after treatment.

In some cases blistering, bleeding, swelling and bruising may occur do not burst blisters as this can lead to infection.If blisters do burst they will need to be treated with a topical antiseptic cream.

A crust/scab may form on the treated area,this is part of the healing process,do not pick or remove as this may lead to scarring.

Additional Measures

As the treatment area starts to heal vitamin E cream can be applied to assist in the healing process.