Thank you for trusting our artists at Fait Maison with your new tattoo!
SANIDERM APPLICATION/ REMOVAL
Your artist will first apply a Saniderm wrap after finishing your tattoo session.
Unlike Saran Wrap, Saniderm is a medical-grade, breathable, waterproof tattoo bandage. Saniderm helps heal tattoos faster, experience less scabbing and peeling, and undergo significantly less early tattoo damage. Saniderm grants an effortless and convenient tattoo healing experience, leaving behind vivid and stunning tattoos.
Keep the applied bandage on for anywhere from 3 - 5 days, depending on what your tattoo artist had suggested. It is normal for your Saniderm to fill with plasma, ink and/or. blood under the wrap. If you experience redness around the Saniderm that lasts longer than a couple of days, you may be having a slight reaction to the adhesive on the bandage. You can always remove the Saniderm if you feel like you’re having a reaction - You know your body best. But, if something feels wrong, please reach out to your artist directly with a photo of the area you’re concerned about as this may save you un-necessary trauma to the area, caused by removing the bandage too soon.
To remove Saniderm, find an edge of the bandage and pull it back over itself in the direct of hair growth. The shower is the ideal place to remove Saniderm. Running water will help loosen the adhesive and relax the skin, making removal much more comfortable. Dry removal of Saniderm may cause discomfort and added trauma to the skin.
Discard the used bandage and wash the tattoo gently with a mild liquid soap, that is fragrance-free (We highly recommend Gold Dial Antibacterial Liquid Hand soap!).Allow the tattoo to air dry or pat dry with a clean paper towel. No cloth! Fibers can get caught in the open tattoo. Once the bandage has been removed, continue caring for the tattoo by washing and moisturizing as needed, until the tattoo is fully healed.
TATTOO HEALING KEY: MOISTURIZING
Do not reapply any type of bandages after the scabbing/flaking phase of the tattoo healing has begun. If you find yourself bandage-less during this phase, make sure you're keeping the area thoroughly moisturized. Commonly use moisturizers/healing for tattoos are typically Aquaphor or A&D ointment. For a tattoo moisturizer, we strongly recommend Hustle Butter (sold in shop in 1oz or 5oz). The preference is up to the client.
Why does Fait Maison suggest Hustle Butter?
It is a tattoo care product made for tattoos by tattoo artists!
Developed as an all natural, petroleum replacement lubricant used in the tattoo healing process, it is the #1 rated tattoo aftercare product amongst artists and clients with amazing value when tending to swelling & skin inflammation.
Hustle butter is a vegan skincare and tattoo ointment is made from only the finest ingredients: Shea, Mango and Aloe Butters, Coconut, Sunflower and Rice Bran Oils, Rosemary Oleoresin, Green Tea, Vitamin E Complex & Mint Arvenis Essential Oil. With Essence of Papaya and Coconut.
All natural. Cruelty Free. Pure Hustle.
Your tattoo should be completely healed within 2-4 weeks.
WEARING SANIDERM WHILE SHOWERING, SWIMMING AND EXERCISING
DO shower! It is okay to shower with Saniderm, just keep it cool to warm indirect water from the fresh tattoo area.
DO exercise, but lightly! Keep it easy the first few days, your PR can wait!
DO avoid directly sunlight on your tattoo for at least 2 weeks! Please use sunblock, min SPF 50 whenever you are out in direct sunlight to improve the longevity of your tattoo!
DO NOT soak your tattoo in a bath, hot tub, or pool for at least two weeks!
If you have any questions or concerns about your tattoo or any of the services that we provide,
please feel free to contact us!