EYEBROW TATTOO AFTERCARE INSTRUCTIONS
Proper aftercare is required to achieve optimum results. Please follow the instructions below. If this is a new brow tattoo, some intensity of colour will be lost and the colour may heal unevenly. This is normal and the reason for the follow up appointment; to fill in any light areas, to go a little darker or thicker if desired and to adjust shape or colour if needed. If this is a brow refresh you do not need a follow up appointment.
DAY 1 AND 2
Keep the area dry and clean. There may be some redness and even a little swelling. This depends on the amount of histamines in each client’s body. The brow tattoo will appear thicker and darker than what it will look like when it heals. Do not touch, wash or get wet. If there is lymph fluid you may blot gently with a clean cotton pad or gauze. Keep hair away from the area and do not let your phone or glasses touch the brows. This is to keep the area free from potential infection.
DAY 3 AND ONWARDS
You may start using the ointment supplied to you to let the area moist heal. If you have naturally oily skin you may skip this. Gently wash the brows with green soap provided. Use a tiny amount with lots of tepid or cold water. Carefully pat or air dry and wait 15mins to apply.
Once the area is completely dry, use a cotton bud or clean finger and lightly wipe the ointment, no more than the size a grain a rice, over the brow tattoo. You want to create a thin film. Using too much can cause pigment loss. Allergic reaction to the ointment is extremely rare but possible. If you feel like you are getting a reaction, cease immediately.
Reapply as needed until the scabbing caused by the procedure has completely flaked away. This usually happens within 5 to 10 days. Do not pick or pull off the scabbing. You will pull the pigment out and may cause scarring.
Refer to your infograph card below for the stages of healing.
DO’S AND DON’TS
Do not touch the treated area unless necessary and only with clean hands.
Avoid very hot showers and steam. Keep the site out of the water as much as possible. No direct shower spray on the area. Wet your face last when showering and for the minimum amount of time.
No exercise or activity for the first 10 days that may cause sweat in the procedure area or your face to heat up. Avoid activities which cause dust, dirt or dander to potentially land onto the area for the first 3 days; pet grooming, gardening, dusting, etc. Wearing glasses outdoors can help protect the area.
Avoid sun exposure on the site for the first 10 days and avoid prolonged sun exposure after healing. Sun exposure can cause the pigment to fade or change colour.
No topical makeup on the area for a minimum of 5 days. Topical makeup is bacterial and your new procedures needs time to heal to avoid irritation and/or infection.
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