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What to Expect


Plan your design

We specialize in creating individualized pieces that are tailored to your unique vision. Contact us by text message or by using our scheduling request form to let us know what you're looking for.   


Prepare for your appointment

  • Shower the day of your appointment

  • Make sure your area to be tattooed is thoroughly cleaned

  • Do not wear any lotion or heavy perfume

  • Avoid drinking alcohol for at least 12 hours before your appointment

  • Drink lots of water and eat about 1 hour before your appointment

  • Inform us if you have used any numbing cream in advance


Caring for your new tattoo

Please follow instructions provided to you at the time of your appointment based on the size and location of your tattoo. The following are general guidelines.

  • Wash several times a day with warm water and mild unscented soap.

  • Apply a thick unscented moisturizer after cleaning and every few hours for 3-5 days. (eg. Aquaphor, Lubriderm, etc.-- do NOT use Neosporin, A&D, Vaseline, etc.) 

  • Switch to a light-medium unscented moisturizer for about 2 weeks.

  • Don't lick it and don't let your friends lick it.

  • No hot tubs, lakes/streams, or swimming pools for at least 10 days after.

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