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What aftercare product is best for a new tattoo?

A purpose made tattoo balm used at the outset is a crucial element to ensuring that your tattoo is kept hydrated and protected and will thank you in years to come when your tattoo is looking as fresh as the day it was done.

In this blog post, we will discuss how to care for your new tattoo.  It is important to use a balm that has ingredients that have been carefully selected with guidance from experienced tattoo artists.

Step 1: Clean Your Tattoo

The first and most crucial step while caring for your new tattoo is to clean it thoroughly. The area will be sensitive and prone to infections. To clean, gently wash it with fragrance-free soap and warm water. It is essential to remove any blood, ink, or ointment from the area. Pat dry with a clean towel, being careful not to rub or irritate the area.

Step 2: Apply Tattoo Balm

Once your tattoo is clean and dry, the next step is to apply a balm. Tattoo balm helps keep the skin hydrated and nourished, which is essential for the healing process. Use a small amount of balm and spread it evenly over your tattoo. Be sure to cover the entire area, but don’t overdo it. Too much balm can clog the pores and hinder the healing process. If you are looking for an award-winning tattoo balm look no further!

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Step 3: Repeat the Process

Consistency is key while caring for your new tattoo. You should apply the balm two to three times a day in the early days and then as needed for long term maintenance and care. Be sure to clean your the area before each application and use a fresh towel to pat dry. Repeat this process until your tattoo has fully healed.

Additional Tips

  • Avoid exposure to the sun or sunbeds beds during the healing process. UV rays can fade your tattoo over time and cause irritation.
  • Do not scratch or pick at your tattoo, as it can lead to infection and scarring.
  • Wear loose clothing to avoid rubbing and irritating the area.
  • Avoid swimming or soaking in water for at least two weeks after getting a tattoo.
  • Please also seek advice from your tattoo artist for more detailed aftercare advise.


Caring for your new tattoo is an essential part of the healing process. With proper care, your tattoo will look vibrant and beautiful for years to come. If you notice any signs of an infection please ask your tattoo artist for advice!

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