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Tattoo Afercare

Aftercare instructions 


The life of your tattoo depends on the care it receives in the first few days. Please follow our recommendations for the proper care of your tattoo.

 

(Aftercare instructions may vary artist-to-artist. This is a good point of reference, but if you have questions, always feel free to reach out to your tattoo artist.)

DAY 1-2:

After 1 hour:

1. Remove plastic or bandage and wipe ointment and plasma off with a moist paper towel. DO NOT RUB. Dried blood and ink may be removed with gentle washing (using your finger tips) with anti-bacterial/anti-microbial soap and water. DO NOT scratch or pick at the wound. Use a clean paper towel and pat dry. Once completely dried go to step 2.

2. Apply a thin layer of aftercare ointment such as Hustle Butter.  DO NOT use Neosporin, Lanolin, or any petroleum based product. Bandaging is NOT necessary. It is critical that you remove the fluid and keep the tattoo hydrated.

DAY 3-4:

Wash your tattoo twice a day using anti-bacterial/anti-microbial soap. Apply a thin coat of aftercare three times a day. 

DAY 5-15:

Apply an unscented body lotion as needed, If your tattoo itches, resist the urge to scratch. Remember, tattoos take 4+ weeks to heal.

DURING THE 2-4 WEEK HEALING PROCESS:

DO NOT scratch, pick, or peel. DO NOT allow the tattoo to dry out.

 

DO NOT expose to direct sunlight.

 

NO swimming; soaking in tubs or Jacuzzi; NO saunas; NO tanning; NO skin to skin contact; NO Vaseline, Lanolin or Petroleum products; NO contact with people or pets; avoid contact sports. After showering, pat the tattoo dry with a paper towel and re-apply aftercare ointment or lotions according to healing stage.

Any other questions?
 

Reach out to your tattoo artist directly via their Instagram, email, or phone number. Also feel free to give us a call on a day they're working, and we'll do our best to get you speaking with them!

Tattoo Pricing Information:

Our shop has an $80 minimum. What that covers depends entirely on the tattoo itself, size, detail, body placement, etc. Our artists also do $150 an hour. If you have any other questions, reach out to us for a consultation. 

Tattoo Appointment Information:

Must be 18 or older, with valid ID. It is illegal to tattoo a minor in the state of Texas.

 

All consultations and pricing must be done in person, at the shop. We do not give price quotes over the phone / online. We need to see you, along with what your idea is in person to give you a fair price quote!

Feel free to walk in any time for a tattoo consultation, and to set up your appointment.

 

Appointments require a $80-$100 deposit, that deposit holds your appointment time. It also goes into the price of your tattoo after completion. (Example, if your tattoo was $200, you would only pay the remaining $100 after completion.) Deposits are non refundable. You will also need a valid ID to schedule.