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« Reply #3070 on: June 17, 2006 12:02:45 PM »

^^ Thanks.
What is dial soap? Just regular fragrance free soap?

How many times should I moisturise? Would vaseline be okay instead of moisturiser or not?
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« Reply #3071 on: June 17, 2006 12:18:37 PM »

im from the uk too .... what is dial soap we dont have it here. antibacterial soap or something?
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« Reply #3072 on: June 17, 2006 12:29:59 PM »

i've heard vaseline is bad. you should just get plain moisturizer.
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« Reply #3073 on: June 17, 2006 12:36:38 PM »

hmmm.... ive heard that vaseline doesnt let the skin breathe enough, vitamin e or aloe vera are meant to be very good for the skin. you have robably heard of tis allready, bmezine.com is good, and so is http://www.bodymod.org which also has a forum
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« Reply #3074 on: June 17, 2006 12:41:37 PM »

im from the uk too .... what is dial soap we dont have it here. antibacterial soap or something?

Yeah, Dial is just a basic antibacterial liquid soap. As seen here. As basic as it gets. Funny how things we take for granted can be unknown to others  Smiley
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« Reply #3075 on: June 17, 2006 12:47:46 PM »

So just put some of that antibacterial soap on and wash off with warm water, letting it air dry?

How often would you recommend moisturising? This one site said as soon as the previous moisturisation stuff soaks in and the skin is dry again, put more on..?  Huh

I shouldnt get so excited and leave the shop so early next time  Angry Sad
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« Reply #3076 on: June 17, 2006 01:42:31 PM »

two or three times a day is enough to moisturize.

basically, you want to do as little as possible to the tattoo to let it heal.  so, after the first three or so days, moisturize 2-3 times a day for the next two or so weeks.

i'd also recommend drinking LOTS of water.  it's really good for the skin and will help the healing process tremendously.

most of the tattooist i know do as little as possible to theirs, i.e. no special creams/ointments/etc.  just keep it clean and moisturized.
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« Reply #3077 on: June 17, 2006 02:01:15 PM »

two or three times a day is enough to moisturize.

basically, you want to do as little as possible to the tattoo to let it heal.  so, after the first three or so days, moisturize 2-3 times a day for the next two or so weeks.

i'd also recommend drinking LOTS of water.  it's really good for the skin and will help the healing process tremendously.

most of the tattooist i know do as little as possible to theirs, i.e. no special creams/ointments/etc.  just keep it clean and moisturized.

So if I wash it with antibacterial soap, let it air dry then moisturise it when I wake up, moisturise it around dinner time and wash it with antibacterial soap, letting it air dry then moisturising it before I go to bed. Will that be okay?
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« Reply #3078 on: June 17, 2006 02:05:10 PM »

yeah, that's it.  you know, if you're really uncertain you can always just call your tattoo artist for advice.  ultimately they'll know what's best because they have the most experience with their own ink and work.  but what i've told you is almost universal basic tattoo care.  good luck!

so, when you gonna post a picture for us?  Smiley
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« Reply #3079 on: June 17, 2006 02:21:41 PM »

^^

Thanks! I'll probably post them pretty soon.

But you know when you get paint or glue in your skin and it dries, then it feels like its all cracking on your skin. In certain ways I move, one tattoo feels like that.. should I put moisturiser on now and then leave it till morning? Its 10:20pm..

also.. I just had a look at my After Sun lotion and it has aloe vera and vitamin e in but doesnt mention no perfume.. you think this would be okay to use? I read somewhere aloe vera and vitamin e is good...
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