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Only do this process after first removal of bandage on your fresh tatoo within 1 hours of getting tattooed.

For the warm/hot compression you will need 2 clean towels. running hot water and antibacterial soap. Proceedure with last 15-20 minutes. 

1: Fill a clean sink with warm/hot water and soak towels.

2: Remove bandage covering fresh tattoo.

3: Apply soaking wet, warm/hot towel to tattoo. 

4: Do not agitate tattoo or scrub with towel, simply cover fresh tattoo with warm/hot towel

5: When towel looses heat replace with second warn/hot towel fresh towel. 

6: Continue this process for 20 minutes. 

This process will draw out the blood and plasma from the tattoo reducing healing time and scabbing. 

Do not repeat this procedure for the duration of your aftercare. Continue with Phase 2.


1: Wash gently with mild antibacterial soap. ( Dial or Lever 2000 are ok )

2: Rinse tattoo and dab dry with a clean towel.

3: Wash Tattoo and dab dry, morning/night. Shower as usual, but do not allow water to directly hit the tattoo.

4: With clean hands, apply thin layer of unscented/fragrance free lotion consistently on average 3-5 times a day.

5: Do not expose tattoo to direct sunlight or use sun block for 2- 2 1/2 weeks. This includes the ocean, pool, river, jacuzzi/hot tub, or bath tube. 

6: Proper use of sunblock is suggested or fading will occur. 

Healing time and scabbing varies with each tattoo to heal on its own. Please feel free to contact Timeless Tat2 if you have any questions or concerns about the healing of your new tattoo. 

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