Please read over this aftercare carefully. Let’s make sure that tattoo of yours heals b-e-a-utiful! Leave your Saniderm wrap on for at least 3 days, no more than 6 days. During this time your tattoo is going to weep and the bandage is going to fill up with body fluid called plasma.
People also ask, can Saniderm mess up a tattoo?
This means Saniderm can never damage or extract your ink. … There is no need to worry about Saniderm negatively affecting your ink at all. In fact, customers report that their tattoos retain more of the vibrant color of fresh ink after using Saniderm, compared to tattoos that have healed by other methods.
Accordingly, can you leave Saniderm on too long?
In general you should leave the first piece of Saniderm on your tattoo for at least 24 hours after your artist applies it, but no longer than 7 days.
What do I do after I take off Saniderm?
After the Removing the Bandage: Keep the tattooed area clean and dry. Gently clean with unscented soap at least once daily. Only use CLEAN HANDS to wash your tattoo.
Leave the first bandage on overnight (24 hours max). Build-up of liquid under the bandage is normal and to be expected. If the bandage leaks, remove it! Leakage means the seal has broken and therefore bacteria can get trapped under the bandage.
If fluid is leaking out of the Saniderm bandage, this indicates a break in the seal of the adhesive. At this point, the tattoo is no longer being protected and is vulnerable to potential contaminants. Remove the bandage, clean the tattoo, and apply a new piece of Saniderm.
As mentioned above, it can cause infection by keeping the area too moist, and keeping your wrapping on for too long compromises the healing process. Without the proper exposure to oxygen, your freshly tattooed skin takes longer to heal. This elongated healing period can actually put you at a higher risk of infection.
Your first piece of Saniderm applied by the artist must be worn for 24 hours, do not remove it early. You will have irritation, redness, bleeding, seeping, and ink collect under the bandage.
The best way to remove Saniderm is to find an edge of the bandage, and then to pull it back over itself in the direction of hair growth. Pulling upward on the Saniderm can be painful, so we don’t recommend it.
Tattoo blowouts occur when a tattoo artist presses too hard when applying ink to the skin. The ink is sent below the top layers of skin where tattoos belong. Below the skin’s surface, the ink spreads out in a layer of fat.
While we don’t recommend taking a bath or going swimming after applying your Saniderm, taking a shower isn’t an issue. … Although you can easily wash after applying Saniderm, it is important to still monitor the time you spend in the shower. Prolonged exposure to water will weaken the adhesion, so avoid soaking.