tiggy's advice on how best to prep for
your tattoo appointment
48 HOURS BEFORE your appointment
Such as a
Avoid sunbathing or tanning beds
for at least a month before your appointment
Being very tanned or burned from sun exposure is very damaging to the skin.
You cannot safely be tattooed on UV damaged skin
Now is a good time to start moisturising!
for minimum of 2 weeks before your appointment
DON'T moisturise the day of the appointment though.
Keeping your skin nice and hydrated will help the tattoo process greatly!
and eat a good meal before your appointment
Hydration keeps your skin healthy which makes for an easier tattoo time.
Please DO eat before your appointment. This is very important to stop your blood sugar levels from dropping and your body going into shock.