1. Wash your hands with mild anti-bacterial soap, such as Dial antibacterial, before touching fresh tattoos.

  2. Remove Bandage in about 4 hours.

  3. Wash tattoo gently 3 times a day with cool water and mild antibacterial soap.

  4. Rinse and Pat dry with clean towel or paper towel, air dry 15-20 minutes.

  5. With clean finger apply thin layer of lite non-scented lotion. We recommend Hustle Butter. Apply lotion 5-6 times daily until healed. DO NOT OVERSTAURATE OR USE VASELINE.

  6. Do not soak your tattoo. No bathtubs, pools, jacuzzis, river or ocean water until tattoo is healed.

  7. Do not pick or scratch scabs this will cause scarring and trauma to the area. If it itches gently slap area.

  8. Avoid sun exposure for at least 2 weeks. Direct sun/sunburn burn area and will fade your tattoo drastically. Sun block of SPF 50 is always a good idea.

  9. After your tattoo is healed, we recommend applying a thin layer of lotion once a day. We recommend like Hustle Butter or Kanaway Salvae. This will help your tattoo look its best.

DO NOT PICK AT OR TOUCH YOUR TATTOO: Picking at the healing tattoo or excessively touching the tattoo WILL cause irritation, delays in the healing process, or the need for a touch up much sooner than should be needed if the tattoo was able to heal properly.

We have done our part now it’s your turn. We want your tattoo to heal correctly and nicely. The best thing you can do is to keep your new tattoo clean and day. Please call or message us with any questions and concerns 712 229-9897.


  1. Signs of infection or irritation include: redness on or around the area and/or throbbing pain after two days, heavy scabbing, and bleeding or pussing on or around the area.

  2. If your tattoo becomes overly irritated, please call or stop by the shop. We can offer additional recommends. (712) 229-9897

  3. If tattoo is overly irritated, stop putting ointment on it as this can trap infection close to your body.

  4. If any of the above are occurring without improvement, CALL A PHYSICIAN.


  1. After your tattoo is completely healed it might require a touch up.

  2. We guarantee our work and offer a 6 month free touch up.

  3. Touch ups are only offered Monday through Thursday.


***REMINDER*** We do not offer touch ups on fingers, feet or ears tattoos. As we explained, these tend to “fall out”. Tattoo shops each have their own aftercare procedures. Aftercare procedures differ according to how a tattoo is applied and the equipment that is used. When the shops aftercare procedures are not followed, any  healing concerns you maybe having ant not be determined. Call us before deviating from our aftercare advice.  (712) 229-9897.