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Cosmetic Tattoo Aftercare

Guidelines for your aftercare as you will be given aftercare instructions to take home with you post procedure.

Eyebrows:

There may be slight swelling. It will subside within a couple of hours. You may apply an icepack to the area to reduce swelling.

First Day: Rinse the eyebrows with warm water and neutral soap without stretching skin. Circle gently on the eyebrows until clean skin is felt under the fingertips. After rinsing apply a thin layer of our healing balm antiseptic cream.The first rinsing process should be done half hour after the treatment.This should be repeated 4-5 times the first day. Then apply the balm twice a day for a period of 14 days. Use a clean cotton tip to apply. It is important to keep the area clean and dry during the healing process.

Do not rub or traumatize the pigmented area.

Do not use soaps cleansers or moisturisers in the pigmented area until the area is completely healed.

To prevent infection do not touch the pigmented area with fingers.

DO NOT PICK OR PEEL ANY CRUST that may have formed on the pigmented area. The pigment will be removed along with the crust.

No swimming in chlorine or in the ocean for 7-10 days or until the procedure are has healed.

NO sauna or spa for 7-10 days or until the procedure area has healed.

When the area has healed, apply sun block to prevent fading of the pigment color.

Apply a thin coating of Vaseline to the area with a clean cotton tip to the area before bathing.

Eyeliner: (As Above + the following)

Do not use eyelash curler or mascara for a period of 7 days. When you resume use of mascara purchase a new tube.

If you wear contact lenses, we advise you to arrange transport home. The contact should not be replaced for a minimum of two hours.

Lip Procedures: (As Above + the following)

Avoid wiping the lips when eating.  Do not rub or traumatize the pigmented area.

Avoid licking the lips and eating, greasy, spicy, oily, citrus  food or juice until the healing process is complete.  This will impede the healing process.

Be careful when cleaning teeth. Toothpaste can pull pigment colour out of the lip vermillion.

For the first few days drink through a straw.

Do not use soaps cleansers or moisturisers in the pigmented area for atleast 5 days.

Do not use lipstick, lipbalm or lip gloss until the area is completely healed.

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