This can be used during the tattoo session to help reduce redness. It is a great alternative to petroleum based jellies and synthetic creams traditionally used for tattoo procedures and healing afterwards. Organic oils aid in soothing redness and inflammation.
Grapeseed and coconut oils hydrate and nourish skin while natural, anti-bacterial oil properties aid in repairing damaged skin.
* May be used under tattoo derm.
* For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of reach of children. Keep container clean. Do not share ointments, reduces risk of cross contamination. Discontinue use if irritation occurs. Some are sensitive to essential oils, try a test patch on unbroken skin before applying to a fresh tattoo.
How to use:
For freshly tattooed skin, wash gently with unscented soap 2-3 times per day. Pat dry with a clean paper towel. Using clean hands or a craft stick, apply a thin layer onto the tattoo. Gently rub into skin. Dab off excess salve with paper towel, lightly. Let it breath.
* Product can be used alone or in conjunction with the tattoo spray. Spray as needed (and after each washing) for the first 2-3 days, then switch to applying thin layers of the tattoo salve.
All ingredients I purchase to make these products are USDA certified organic, and locally sourced when possible.
* Consult your artist. Aftercare methods and healing speeds vary depending on your skin type, location, and size of your tattoo. Stay hydrated. These tips do not replace the advice of a medical professional. All essential oils are researched for their medicinal properties, regarding dry and inflamed skin.
* Chickweed is a common wayside herb that is used today as a salad green, but has also been revered by traditional herbalists for centuries. It can be used as a tea or oil based salve.
* Natural color variation may occur.