At Shadow of Comfort, we care about all ink. This means that whether you got your tattoo from us or someone else, we want to help you take care of it. Please refer back to this page whenever needed as a guideline for self-care as your tattoo heals.
Taking care of your ink is your part in the crucial process of receiving the best body art!
Whether or not your ink is from us, these steps will be important to keeping your skin and your tattoo healthy.
Tattoo care is crucial to preserving the ink and making sure that your art heals properly.
Wash tattoo with Antibacterial Soap. Suds it up a couple of times and rinse.
Take a clean paper towel and place it over the tattoo and soak the paper towel with Contact Saline Solution. Let sit on the tattoo for 5-10 minutes. Dry tattoo by dabbing it with a clean paper towel.
Rub Aquaphor "INTO THE TATTOO" (Not goopy, not thick) Just enough to make the skin shiny.
Switch to an UNSCENTED LOTION. Use for the next 2 weeks. Tattoo should start to peel at this point. (You do not need to wash it 3 times a day anymore.)