All Work is Guaranteed HOWEVER To ensure Optimal healing it is essential to follow the prescribed aftercare.
Remove Bandage 1-3 hours after the procedure, wash with cool water using a plain soap bar such as Ivory or Dove, rub gently with hands rinse completely. Dry the tattoo by gently patting with a new piece of paper towel, apply a thin coat of OINTMENT purchased at Abyss Tattoo.
Wash the Tattoo 2 times a day morning and night for 4-5 days following the directions in Number 1.
After day 5 wash once a day in the shower and switch to a non scented hypo-allergenic LOTION apply thin coats as needed to relieve tightness and dryness. Curel, Lubriderm, and Cetaphyl are excellent choices and can be found at any local Pharmacy.
Day 7-12 the tattoo will flake like a sunburn, and some color skin may drop off, this is normal. Never scratch or pick the tattoo or color will be removed and cause deep scarring which needs a long heal time before a touch-up. Apply thin coats of LOTION to relieve itchiness.
The Tattoo should be fully healed in 3-4 weeks. In this time frame it is imperative to avoid any direct contact with the sun, as it can cause a SIGNIFICANT loss of saturation and is not covered by the Guarantee. Nor is picking the scabs of a healing tattoo, or soaking in a pool or tub in the first 3 weeks of the procedure. * In the event of a need for touch up a small fee of 10-40$ will be requested.
It is best to avoid the gym, and any activities that causes the tattoo be be moist from sweat for extended periods of time 7 days following the tattoo.
Always wash your hands before handling a fresh tattoo. Avoid consuming alcohol 24 hours before your procedure. Be sure to rest well and eat a nutritious diet that will aid in the healing process.
Always protect your healed tattoo from the sun by applying 50 SPF sunscreen.
A clean and proper healing period is crucial & will allow you to admire your tattoo for the rest of your life!