how do you use me?
well if you're an ink addict, then meet your new bff.
just get me wet.
i'll do the rest.
how to use me:
Soak me in water. You can use me with your fave aftercare soap if you want.
in the first few days of healing:
The first 24-48 hours is SUPER important when caring for your new artwork. After taking off your tattoo wrap, use me (wet) to glide over your new tattoo to remove 'post-tattoo stuff' like leftover ink, plasma + blood. Let skin air-dry - you can use your fave balms/moisturizers afterwards.
during the healing process:
Continue to use me in the healing phase.
Use me as your new tattoo heals - to continue to cleanse, naturally condition skin, soothe the itches and reducing scabbing. Let skin air-dry - you can use your fave balms/moisturizers afterwards.
til next time:
Rinse me, squeeze out the water + hang me to dry until the next use.
I'll begin to harden when i'm dry, but just soak me again and i'll be ready when you are.
take care of me.
i don't like germs or bacteria.
I should be sterilized between uses.
Let's be safe and kill any gunk before you start your at-home aftercare regime.
here's how: just boil me in water or put me in a bowl in the microwave for 2-3 minutes. (recommended by US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health here >)
I can be used up to 2-3 months depending on how often, and how large your tattoo(s) are.
I will begin to shrink in size - that's when you know it's time to replace me.
P.S. I'm 100% biodegradable so I can be disposed of in your green bin. cool.