**FOR ALL TATTOO/SCAR SERVICES**
Avoid any sun exposure, tanning beds or tanning lotions that can change your natural skin color. If you come to your appointment with noticeable sun exposure, you will not be allowed to get tattooed. It is highly critical to observe your natural skin tone for color matching and placement. No exceptions!!
One week prior your tattoo, you should avoid the following medications and foods, as their consumption causes an increased likelihood of bleeding problems: Steroids, anti-inflammatories, aspirin, ibuprofen, or any medicines containing aspirin or ibuprofen (i.e. Motrin, Advil, Aleve, Excedrin, Midol). Foods and herbal supplements containing garlic, ginger, ginkgo, Feverfew, St. John’s Wort, dong quai, all ‘blood invigorating’ Chinese herbs, pure licorice, fish oil, Glucosamine or Vitamin E (found in all multi-vitamins).
If you have any questions about a medication or supplement, please speak to your physician prior ro getting tattooed.
Nicotine must be avoided for two (2) weeks prior to the procedure and two (2) weeks after your procedure.
If you are taking any medications that have been prescribed by another physician, please review these with your physician.
Do not drink alcoholic beverages 24 hours prior to the procedure and no blood thinning medications & procedures as well.
The day of your tattoo, shower and wash area, do not use any creams on the breast area. Wear a loose bra and top for your comfort. Make sure you eat a meal before getting tattooed. You can bring water during the tattoo session.
Make sure to check with your doctor that it is safe for you to proceed with a tattooing procedure.