​​​​REMOVE BANDAGE:
Leave your bandage on for no longer than 3 hours.  

1.CLEAN YOUR TATTOO:

  •  ALWAYS wash your hands before and touching or cleaning your tattoo.
  • Rinse your tattoo thoroughly with warm water and a non-fragranced  anti-bacterial soap.
  • Gently pat dry with a clean paper towel.
  • AVOID- Fragranced soaps, washcloths, towels and sponges.



2. APPLY PRODUCT:

  • Apply a THIN LAYER of tattoo aftercare product.
  • Consult with your artist before using a product that was not originally recommended.
  • AVOID- Fragranced lotions, Neosporin and other petroleum based products .


3. REPEAT: 

  • Over the next  2 weeks repeat this process by rinsing your tattoo 3 times DAILY.
  • Apply THIN LAYERS of tattoo aftercare product throughout the day. 
  •  AVOID- Applying too much or too little tattoo aftercare product.


WHAT TO EXPECT:

  • Minor swelling, soreness or irritation may be present for the first few days.
  • Excess ink may come off onto your clothing, or bedding. 
  • If taken care of properly the tattoo should not scab.
  • If scabbing does occur allow scabs to fall off naturally.
  • Peeling and flaking (like a sunburn) after a few days is normal.
  • Itchiness is normal, DO NOT PICK OR SCRATCH your tattoo.


AVOID:

  • TIGHT CLOTHING 
  • HOT TUBS, SWIMMING POOLS & OCEANS
  • TANNING BEDS & SUN  on or near the tattooed area
  • KEEP PETS & ANIMAL AWAY FROM THE YOUR TATTOO.  


AFTER YOUR TATTOO IS HEALED:
It takes 30 days for a tattoo to be completely healed. 
Protect your tattoo by applying sunblock any time your tattoo will be exposed to sunlight.

TOUCH-UPS:
A tattoo can be re-touched once the healing process is complete. 
Tattoo touch-ups are complimentary 

when completed with-in 90 days of receiving your tattoo. 
Touch-ups are completed on an appointment only basis.
 If you would like to schedule your touch-up appointment
please contact the studio at 410.956.5616


QUESTIONS: ​
Please feel free to contact Bully Ink at 410.956.5616 or bullyinktattoo@gmail.com