Tattoo Aftercare

We take every care when we tattoo. Keeping your new tattoo infection free is simple but it is your responsibility. Tattoo aftercare advice varies between artists. At Merlins we recommend the following steps.

After at least one hour your new tattoo will need a wash. Remove the wrapping and gently hand-wash your tattoo with warm water and antibacterial soap. Avoid heavily fragranced soap.

Piercing Aftercare

A little discomfort after a piercing is completely normal.  To ensure your new piercing heals well and to avois infection, we recommend you do the following for the next two weeks following your piercing: