TATTOOING SINCE 1999
 

ARTIST DAVID GULDIN

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  • Tattooing since 1999 

  • Cover ups, Portraits, Sleeves, Realism, you name it! 

  • Bachelor of Science Media Arts & Animation 2006, AIP

  • Certified through PhiAcademy 3D nipple reconstruction tattooing and microneedling technique for scars repair - improves ink retention

AFTERCARE

333 rule TATTOO AFTERCARE

**Instructions for if aftercare wrap NOT used**

  • First 3 days : 3x a day Aquatat or tattoo formulated ointment
    Wash with anti-bacterial soap before each application of ointment. Recommended wash: H2Ocean Blue Green foam soap

  • After the 3 days and for next 3 weeks: lotion such as Lubriderm or tattoo formulated lotion 3x a day.

  • Never use wash cloths or towels, which can hold bacteria and fibers can get into tattoo.

**Instructions for if aftercare wrap USED**

  • Leave the breathable aftercare wrap on for 1 day.

  • After the 1st day remove the wrap. For next 3 weeks:
    lotion such as Lubriderm or tattoo formulated lotion 3x a day, or Aquatat ointment.

  • Never use wash cloths or towels, which can hold bacteria and fibers can get into tattoo.


Avoid for 30 days:

  • no swimming in pools or other bodies of water

  • avoid tanning beds

  • sunscreen to protect your tattoo after fully healed

  • do not use sunscreen during healing process, ingredients in sunscreen can cause a skin reactions on a new tattoo.


It takes 30 days before a tattoo is fully healed!

INSTRUCTIONS FOR REMOVAL of Breathable Tattoo Aftercare wrap:

  • Leave on for 24 hours.  It is normal to see some red tinged lymph fluid and surface ink mixed underneath wrap.

  • After 1 day, remove slowly in a hot shower, the steam will help loosen the adhesive.  Lathering soap in your hands, slowly use soap to peel the wrap in a rolling motion, do not pull or rip the wrap off. 

  • Once the wrap is removed, use Lubriderm or tattoo formulated lotion or a tattoo formulated ointment for the next 3 weeks to keep tattoo moisturized while it heals. 

While wearing aftercare wrap, you do not need to wash or moisturize the tattoo.  Do not keep on more than 1 day.