Is Tattoo Aftercare ok to use if it contains a fragrance (aroma)?

Recently I’ve seen a few articles about the healing of tattoos and quite a few of them comment that only ‘fragrant’ free products should be used.  This isn’t quite accurate. Definitely highly perfumed ‘synthetic’ products should be taken a wide birth, definitely avoided, in fact any product that isn’t made specifically for tattoo aftercare (or…

This is what happens….

….. when people discover TINKture for the first time… when they discover the pain relief it gives, how it helps with the swelling & bruising and how it just aids and speeds the whole healing process!  Makes our day – we love to convert you!    

Did you know……..

Did you know if you are sick with a cold or flu (or suffer another ongoing health condition) and get tattooed, your tattoo will ‘usually’ take longer to heal – this is because your body is fighting like crazy to try and make you healthy again as well as trying to heal your new beautiful…

It’s ok, I’ll just use nappy rash cream on my new tattoo……

….. sadly that tradition has stuck, because when it was introduced (the 50’s I think) there really was nothing else available / suitable. Nappy rash creams are thick and can be difficult to apply to your new tattoo.  The cream pulls on the skin (ouch >_<) and that’s worse if the cream is cold (due…