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Matt Maguire

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Tattoo Pre-care Instructions:

  1. Make sure you eat a meal before heading to the shop.
  2. Shower and have the area to be tattooed all clean and prepared.
  3. Stay sober the night before!
  4. Have a restful and adequate night’s sleep!

Tattoo Aftercare Instructions:

  1. Remove bandage 1-2 hours after Tattoo.
  2. Let it breathe.
  3. If needed, use a very small amount of fragrance-free lotion, like Curel, onto the tattoo.

Most Important Factors in Healing a Tattoo:

  • Cleanliness (Never touch with dirty hands.)
  • Allow it to breathe.
  • Protect it from the sun.
  • No additional trauma to the skin.
  • No  soaking in a bathtub or swimming in a pool while tattoo is healing.