Spyglass Tattoo2075 South Willow St, Manchester, NH

Tattoo Aftercare Instructions:

  • Wash hands thoroughly (30 seconds of friction) and rinse.
  • Remove bandage after 2-4 hours. If bandage sticks to tattoo, moisten the bandage with warm water and it will come right off.
  • Wash off tattoo with warm soapy water, removing any dried blood and/or ink. Liquid Dial Antibacterial is preferred.
  • Gently dry off the tattoo using a blotting technique (paper towels preferred), do not rub the tattoo or excessive irritation may result.
  • Let tattoo air dry for approximately 10-15 minutes.
  • Apply white, unscented lotion (Curel, Lubriderm, Aveno) by massaging into the skin. Aquaphor can also be used in light coats.
  • Apply lotion 2-3 times a day for 2 weeks.

Things To Remember:

  • Keep hands clean when touching tattoo to avoid bacteria.
  • Within a week, your tattoo will peel, don’t worry this is normal.
  • Oozing, and discomfort are normal for the first couple of days.
  • Avoid ointments, petroleum-based, or oily products in excess.
  • Avoid direct sunlight or sun burn.
  • Do not soak in tub/jacuzzi, pool, ocean or lake for 2 weeks.
  • Do not pick at the healing tattoo. Avoid scratching or other abrasive activity.