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Botched Ink* Removal (Aftercare)

Botched Ink* Removal (Aftercare)

Botched Ink® Saline Tattoo Removal Aftercare Instructions

First 48 hours:

  • Any redness surrounding the treated area subsides within an hour or two.
  • Redness within the treated area becomes brown as the skin dries out.
  • The treated area must be allowed to fully dry out over the next 48 hours.
  • For most people the area is touch dry within the first few hours.
  • Only touch with very clean hands, ideally no touching for 48 hours.
  • If the skin is not allowed to dry out quickly you will not get the best results.
  • Saline wound care wipes can be used to gently remove excess oil i.e. for scalp tattoo Do not use any other aftercare products during this initial drying out phase.
  • Do not the area wet or sweaty for 48 hours.
  • For lip liner treatments, during this phase keep movements small and to a minimum.

After 48 hours:

  • The treated area is now very dry, and a light scab will have formed.
  • You may see pigment visible in the scab ONE SINGLE APPLICATION of Cavilon barrier cream on and slightly around the scab.
  • This single application will last for 3 to 4 days, leaving a soft film over the scab.
  • You can get the area a little wet when washing and showering, avoid rubbing the area.
  • After any wetness, gently hold a clean tissue on the scab to dry it out.
  • No excessive wetting the area, no swimming etc. while the scab is on.
  • Depending on the area treated, the scab will remain firmly attached for 5 to 14 days
  • Excessive movements are likely to crack the scab, which is not ideal for easy healing.
  • Do not attempt to remove the scab before it naturally heals away from the treated area.
  • For eyebrows, the scab might be held in eyebrow hair until gently removed.
  • At no time can you pick off attached scabs, you will cause unwanted results