DO NOT use Vaseline, E45 cream or Savlon or harmful astringents and antiseptics such as TCP or Dettol to cover your tattoo as these creams do not allow the skin to breathe and may fade the colour of your tattoo and/or cause infection.
In this way, what else can I use to transfer a tattoo stencil?
Hectograph or Freehand Tattoo Transfer Paper It is also known as free hand tattoo transfer paper. As name suggested it is used when making stencils by hand or using dot matrix printer. To use this paper it is easier to draw tattoo on white sheet paper.
Secondly, what can I use instead of tattoo transfer gel?
ASH13. I just made my own that works good. Melted a stick of cheap clear deodorant, few cap fulls of green soap, a little alcohol and water. Works a lot better than the Stencil-Pro I have.
What is Dettol used for in tattooing?
In tattooing, Dettol is frequently used for cleaning the skin and setting stencils. … Dettol kills E. coli, salmonella, MRSA and the flu virus (H1N1), making it better suited for skin prepping rather than post-tattoo cleanup.
Petroleum jelly products, such as brand-name Vaseline, work by trapping moisture into your skin. These are most useful for extremely dry skin problems, especially if seasonal. However, Vaseline isn’t a good option for tattoos. … You may even be more prone to infections if you use Vaseline on fresh tattoo wounds.
Using carbolated Vaseline put a thin coat on the area where you are going to put the design. With the cut stencils powder on the acetate and rub the powder into the grooves with your finger. Wipe off any excess powder making sure the powder is only in the grooves.
Yeah it has to be gel deodorant, but a natural one works too, as long as its gel. You apply a generous amount to the skin, put the drawing (ballpoint pen) on face down, hold for a minute and it should give you a perfect mirror image. Let it dry then cover in vaseline.
It is a common practice among few tattoo artist to make use of sharpie or other colored markers while making stencil for the tattoo. It’s called freehand tattooing. Artist will keep the contour of the body in mind and will draw accordingly. There are some industry specific markers available.
Apply the roll-on Speed Stick brand (or generic equivalent) deodorant to the shaved area of skin. Be sure to cover the entire area, so that all parts of the stencil drawing will come in contact with the deodorant.
Green Soap is normally placed in a squeeze bottle or spray bottle. Mixing ration is normally: 85% distilled water and 15% green soap. The green soap is used to prep the skin for the tattoo. It is the perfect solution to use to wipe away excess ink.