New tattoo itching, falling down the sink, or changing in colour?
You have a new piece of art on your body for life, aftercare your tattoo the right way. The artist did all the hard work, now it’s up to you to finish it off.
Every tattoo artist will tell you their preferred method to looking after their work. i/U ink is giving you the inclusive way.
Duration depends on size, amount of shading, and amount of blood
Prevents bacteria entering the wound, and the irritation of rubbing clothes
Excess ink will pour off
Fragrance-free soap, thank you
Pat dry, please
Allows the skin to breathe
Ointment being oil free, fragrance free and alcohol free.
Change 2-3 times a day
Dependant on your day-to-day lifestyle involving sweat and dirt
Relieve any itch with the ointment
Use even once you think it looks healed.
Keep the tattoo creamed throughout the day until week 3
Contact the artist, or your doctor, if irritation or infection starts
Soak in a bath, pool, or shower for 3 weeks
Be in direct sun for 3 weeks
Pick, peel, scratch