BEFORE AND AFTER PROCEDURE CARE

PATIENT INSTRUCTION SHEET

BEFORE PROCEDURE CARE

ALL TREATMENTS
Please avoid taking blood thinning medications (aspirin) or fish or krill oils 7 days before procedure.
Do not wear makeup on area being tattooed.

LIP TREATMENT
One to two weeks before Lip Treatment
If you are having any Lip Tattoo procedures performed and have previously suffered from Cold Sores or Mouth Ulcers it is essential that you consult with your GP prior to treatment. Lip Tattoo treatment may aggravate this condition and cause an outbreak. Your GP must provide you with a script for Anti –Viral Medication (this may include Valtrex, Famvir or Zovirax) which is to be taken prior to you appointment. L-Lysine tablets will also be beneficial as a preventive treatment.
Please exfoliate by brushing your lips gently with a toothbrush 1 day prior to the appointment. This will also stimulate blood flow and improve collagen in the lips. The aim is to improve recovery from any side effects of your Treatment. Also apply Moisturiser to lips prior to appointment to keep them hydrated.

EYEBROW OR EYELINER TREATMENT
Forty eight hours before tattoo procedure (eyeliner and eyebrows)
Please do not tint your eyelashes or eyebrows prior to an eyebrow or eyeliner tattoo procedure.
On the day of your procedure (eyeliner and brows)
Please do not wear contact lenses or makeup of any kind on eye area. Delicate or sensitive skin is susceptible to puffiness, redness and swelling.
Not Recommended for Cosmetic Tattooing Procedures.
Anyone with any conditions that result in taking blood thinning medications such as Warfran
Anyone with Type One Diabetes or uncontrolled Type Two Diabetes.
Anyone with low levels of iron

 

AFTER PROCEDURE CARE – ALL TREATMENT

Post – procedure instructions & information
Avoid important social plans or strenuous activity for a few days after treatment.
Please do not go swimming for at least 10 days following treatment.
Do not wear makeup on area for one week following treatments as this may affect tattoo pigment.
Only use the aftercare cream provided or recommended by your therapist.
Do not have laser or facial treatments until cosmetic tattoo site has finished healing.
Colours will appear darker and then soften after a few days.
Use aftercare cream in a thin film 3-4 times a day or whenever area is dry use for 7 days.
Do not use paw paw cream on any tattoo areas.
Please re-book for your perfection visit in 4-6 weeks time.
If the area is red or swollen use an ice pack for no more than 5 mins at a time.

EYEBROW OR EYELINER TREATMENT
Do not wear contact lenses for two (2) days following treatment.
Do not have an eyebrow or eyelash tint for two (2) weeks following treatment.
Do not wear eye makeup or fake eyelashes for one (1) week following treatment.
Please buy new mascara/eyeliner to prevent cross infection.
Do not use after cream unless you are very red/swollen (always keep away from eyes).
Rest eyes immediately after treatment.
After you Permanent Cosmetic procedure, slight redness and irritation of the area should be expected. However, heavy bleeding and inflammation should not occur. Depending on your skin sensitivity, swelling of the area may persist. During the healing process, every morning and evening, wash the area with a mild cleanser. Avoid harsh cleansers, such as exfoliators and acid-based products. Gently pat the area dry with a clean towel and apply a thin layer of your aftercare cream. Neglecting to moisturise the area daily with a thin layer of the aftercare cream, will cause scabbing and loss of pigment. If scabbing or peeling occurs, remember to not pick the treated area.

Products we recommend:
– Vitamin A and D Cream ( which we supply)
– Bypanthan nappy rash cream ( available at the chemist)

Products NOT Recommended:

– Any products with active ingredients – (vitamin A and C, AHA’s, BHA’s, Glycolic, Lactic or Salicylic Acids)
– Neosporin
– Medicated lip balm
– Exfoliating products
– Lip plumpers
– Aquaphor

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