Getting a new tattoo is akin to arriving home with a baby. It needs a whole lot of care, being gentle is key and there's skin care made especially for the occasion. For the freshly inked, after tattoo care is of great importance to ensure the area stays clean and free from infection, along with the pigment staying true. We've picked 7 skin care products that are ideal to care for tattoos but prior to usage, make sure you vet them with your tattoo artist as a precaution.
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The Tattoo Gizmo After Inked Moisturizer And Lotion is a product for post-tattooed skin that is enriched with grape seed oil and free of fragrance, gluten and parabens. It keeps existing tattoos moisturised and makes new ones look healthy.
The Hustle Butter Deluxe Tattoo Butter is a vegan replacement for petroleum products that can be used before, during and after the tattooing process to keep skin lubricated.
The Traditional Tattoo Supply Wrap can be used if you've been told to keep your fresh ink covered. The disposable roll will protect during the healing stages of a new tattoo and protect it from infections.
The Body Shop Amazonian Saviour Multi-Purpose Balm is a vegetarian product made with 9 natural origin ingredients, including babassu and andiroba oil. It helps revive the appearance of tattoos as well as nourishes dryness.
The Skin Companion Heal-It Foaming Soap is a cleansing product that cleans the area and reduces swelling and pain.
The Ink Fixx Tattoo Ointment is made with soy oil and grape seed extract to allow the skin to heal naturally and reduce scar tissue formation during the process.
The Tattoo Goo Aftercare Kit will care for all your skin care needs during the inking process. It includes an anti-bacterial soap, after care lotion, tattoo enhancing lotion with SPF 30 and the original tattoo goo.
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Give your skin (and your new ink) the best of care.