Saniderm is an advanced healing bandage that eliminates the need for traditional aftercare for the first 48 hours after you are tattooed. It’s breathable, hypoallergenic, and waterproof. It is also latex free but does have a mild adhesive.
The bandage should stay in place for the first 48 hours after service. DO NOT be alarmed if after a few hours, the tattoo appears blurry, gooey, or like there is colored water inside. This is part of the healing process. Plasma is a key part of healing and will not hurt your tattoo.
You may shower while Saniderm is applied, but DO NOT soak in water. DO NOT pull upwards when you remove the bandage.
In 48 hours, remove the bandage and begin aftercare. Pull gently from the corners of the bandage towards the center until it’s completely loosened. Doing this in the shower may help. After the bandage is removed, with clean hands, clean the entire area of the tattoo. When it’s no longer slimy, pat dry with a paper towel or allow it to air dry. Apply some unscented lotion or heal salve purchased in the studio.
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