How do you take care of a tattoo after Saniderm?
Once you remove the saniderm from your tattoo, make sure to gently wash it with unscented antibacterial soap and pat or air dry. Apply a very thin layer of suggested aftercare ointment 2-3 times a day for 2 weeks, until the tattoo is fully healed (no more peeling, dry, or cracked skin).
How do I clean a tattoo after getting it done?
Gently wash the tattoo with antimicrobial soap and water and be sure to pat dry. Apply a layer of antibacterial/Vaseline ointment twice a day, but don’t put on another bandage. Gently wash your tattoo area twice a day with soap and water and gently pat dry before reapplying the antibacterial/Vaseline ointment.
How long should you leave Saniderm on your tattoo?
In general you should leave the first piece of Saniderm on your tattoo for at least 24 hours after your artist applies it, but no longer than 7 days. The length of time will depend on how much fluid your tattoo weeps which can affect the adhesion Saniderm.
Do and don’ts after getting tattoo?
Don’t heavily exercise the first 48 hours after getting tattooed – at the very least. Don’t pick, rub, or scratch at your tattoo. Don’t shave over your tattoo. Don’t swim or soak in a bathtub until your tattoo is completely healed.
What happens if you leave Saniderm on too long?
Let’s make sure that tattoo of yours heals b-e-a-utiful! Leave your Saniderm wrap on for at least 3 days, no more than 6 days. This plasma will also mix with excess pigment and create a murky colored fluid and will most likely cover your tattoo. This is completely normal so don’t freak out.
What happens if you remove Saniderm too early?
Your first piece of Saniderm applied by the artist must be worn for 24 hours, do not remove it early. You will have irritation, redness, bleeding, seeping, and ink collect under the bandage.
Can I clean my tattoo with just water?
Use lukewarm water, at least at first, because water that is too hot will be painful and could open your pores and cause ink to leach out. Do not stick your tattoo directly under the faucet, instead cup your hand and gently pour water over it. Gently wet the entire tattoo, but do not soak it.
Should I keep my tattoo wrapped for 5 days?
You’ll need to keep your tattoo wrapped in cling film from one to three days. Depending on the size of your artwork this may be longer and your artist will let you know but a general rule of thumb is: Small line-work pieces – keep the cling film on for one to two days.
How do I know when to remove Saniderm?
When the adhesion of the Saniderm bandage begins to weaken, that’s your cue to remove or replace the bandage. If you notice excessive weeping or fluid under your currently applied piece of Saniderm, it’s okay to carefully replace it with a new one.
Can I take Saniderm off after 3 days?
Please read over this aftercare carefully. Let’s make sure that tattoo of yours heals b-e-a-utiful! Leave your Saniderm wrap on for at least 3 days, no more than 6 days. During this time your tattoo is going to weep and the bandage is going to fill up with body fluid called plasma.