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Our customers experience is our key focus, and this does not stop once they leave our studio. We want long term results for all our customers. 

To ensure you get the best results of your next tattoo, piercing or tattoo laser removal you will find our recommendations for healing below. We have developed our recommendations from 30years of experience & industry forward approach. If you have any questions, our friendly staff are more than happy to put your mind at ease. 


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  • After your tattoo is completed you need to wrap in glad wrap only 4 times. 

  • The first glad wrap is on for 3 hours, applied by your tattooist. 

  • Then wash in warm soapy water.

  • Second glad wrap - sleep in for the night.

  • Third glad wrap - following day from 12pm-3pm.

  • Fourth glad wrap - sleep in for the second night.

  • The following morning start applying your tattoo cream, 4-5 times a day. Be mindful not to use too much. 

  • If your tattoo gets itchy - apply cream.

  • Keep your tattoo out of the sun during healing.

  • Do not get the tattoo wet and soggy.

  • Do not pitch or scratch any scab that may form.

  • Do not wear any tight or clothing that is rubbing on your tattoo. 


  • Keep it simple - DO NOT TOUCH

  • Do not turn or play with the jewelry 

  • Wear clean clothing, not too tight over the piercing

  • Allow water to rinse over in the shower

  • Follow any other instructions provided by our piercer

  • Be mindful of your provided time frame given for your healing process, however we are all individual

  • If you experience any redness, tenderness, discharge or other changes that concern you
    - do not hesitate to contact us. 




Possible Side Effects & Complications

  • Discomfort: Some mild to moderate discomfort is felt during treatment. The sensation is similar to snapping the skin with a rubber band, repeatedly. Some areas are more sensitive than others. 

  • Purpura: The area may appear to be bruised with gray or purple after treatment. The discoloration will fade during the next 5-7days. 

  • Blister/ Scabs/ Crusting: These are more common in tattoo removal treatment, but can occur in pigmented lesion. They usually take 4-10 days to heal. 
    Do not pitch, scratch or bump the area if this occurs. 

  • Hyper/ Hypo pigmentation: Skin can develop temporary lightening or darkening after laser treatments. Hyper pigmentation can be worsened with sun exposure. Hypo pigmentation usually occurs after multiple treatments. Pigmentary changes can last 2-6months. 

  • Swelling: Swelling oftern occurs, but will subside 2-5days after treatments. This can be aided with regular ice pack application (not direct to the skin).

  • Infection: Despite good wound care, pain, swelling, oozing and fever can indicate the development of an infection. Topical and/ or oral antibiotics may be necessary. 

  • Scarring: A scar may form any time the skin is disrupter, but after laser treatments it is rare. Good post treatment care will reduce the possibility of this occuring. 

  • Allergic Reactions: This is seen when patient has reaction to topical cream / antibiotic that was unknown. Also tattoo ink allergies to the antigens released into the circulation can occur. 




  • Cooling (ice packs) after treatment

  • Keep your cover on for 4-7days (if possible)

  • Apply aloe Vera or Zine oxide creams

  • Do not wear tight clothing over the area

  • Sunscreen post-therapeutically (strong sun block, approx. 8-12 weeks after healing)

  • Immediate erythematic and oedema symptoms occur that usually lasts only for a few hours.

  • Necessary repeat treatments should occur 6-8weeks apart 

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