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  • Wash your hands with an antibacterial soap

  • Wash your tattoo in small circular motions with the same soap

  • Thouroughly rinse your tattoo

  • Pat dry with a clean paper towel

  • Let air dry for 10 minutes

  • Apply a thin even coat of Aquatat/Aquaphor  (LESS IS BETTER)

  • If it’s shiny, dab with a paper towel

  • Do this 2 times a day, for the first 4 days

  • Day 4-6 the tattoo with start to itch and flake, do not pick or scratch, just give a gentle slap

  • At this time, switch from Aquatat to an unscented hand lotion 

  • DO NOT submerge your tattoo, NO pools, baths, hot tubs or lakes for 2 weeks 

  • If you have pets and they sleep with you, change your bedding and don’t let them back in bed for 1 week

  • After your tattoo is healed, it is important to use sunblock when you are outside


If you have any questions or concerns please contact us right away.






  • Wash your hands before touching 

  • Clean 2 times per day by spraying with H2Ocean or Saline Solution, let soak for 1-2 minutes

  • Use a dry Q-tip to clean crusty's off of all sides of piercing

  • During 1 of the cleanings make sure balls/tops are tightened

  • Leave alone other than cleaning

  • Rinse all contaminates off as last step in shower, i.e. shampoo, conditioner, soap

  • Call or text with any questions or concerns 530-386-1169



  • Do not touch your new piercing with dirty hands

  • Do not use Neosporin, alcohol, hydrogen peroxide or any other cleaners/wound care not listed

  • Do not take your jewelry out for any reason during the healing process

  • Do not change your jewelry during the healing process


Tongue and Mouth Piercings

  • Clean inside of mouth with an alcohol free mouthwash after meals and other contaminants, such as smoking and drinking. 

  • Do not eat or drink temperature hot or spicy hot foods/beverages for the first 3-5 days


Surface Piercings/Dermals

  • Wear a circular band aid for compression at night time for the first week or two. This will help it set itself and help prevent it from getting snagged while you sleep.



  • If you have a new genital piercing, please use protection if you are not going to refrain from sex. New piercings are an open wound and can assist in spreading sexually transmitted diseases and infections.


If you are having uncomfortable swelling, use an anti-inflammatory such as Advil by following the directed dosage on the packaging



Call or text with any questions or concerns 530-386-1169




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