How to apply tattoo numbing cream?
How to Apply Tattoo Numbing Cream - Toochi Tattoo's Step-by-Step Guide
Welcome back to Toochi Tattoo, your guiding light to pain-free tattooing. Today, we're delving into the art of comfort with a guide on "How to Apply Tattoo Numbing Cream." Join us as we unveil the step-by-step process to ensure a seamless application and a blissful tattooing experience.
Our recommendation is to shave the area 24hrs prior to your tattoo appointment with an aloe razor. Gently shave the area, being careful not to cut any skin. This allows the skin epidermis to settle prior to the tattoo.
Day of Tattoo Appointment:
Step 1: Cleanse the Tattoo Area
Start with a clean canvas. Gently wash the tattoo area with an antibacterial soap or a sterilizing soap and water to remove any dirt, oils, or residues that might hinder the absorption of the numbing cream, or get absorbed with it.
Step 2: Pat Dry
After cleansing, pat the area dry with a clean paper towel or towel. Avoid rubbing, as this can irritate the skin. A dry surface ensures optimal absorption of the numbing cream.
Step 3: Break seal and empty tube
Using a clean tool or your fingertips, measure the appropriate amount of numbing cream for the size of the tattoo.
Step 4: Apply Evenly
Spread the numbing cream evenly over the entire tattoo area. Ensure that there's a consistent, thick layer covering the skin approx 3 - 5mm. Pay extra attention to any areas where you anticipate more discomfort during the tattooing process, and ensure the full area (or slightly more) is covered nice and evenly.
Step 5: Cover the Area
For optimal results, cover the tattooed area with a plastic wrap or cling film. This allows the numbing cream to heat to body temperature, enhancing the absorption of the numbing cream. It also prevents the cream from rubbing off onto clothing.
Step 6: Allow Time for Absorption
Give the numbing cream some time to work its magic. Most numbing creams take around 90 minutes to achieve full effectiveness. Use this time to relax and prepare for a pain-free tattooing experience.
Step 7: Remove Cream Thoroughly
Before the tattooing begins, gently remove all numbing cream from the skin using a paper towel. Then clean the area with a sterilizing soap (similar to this one). This ensures a clear canvas for your tattoo artist and prevents the numbing cream from interfering with the ink.
Step 8: Communicate with Your Tattoo Artist
Inform your tattoo artist that you've applied numbing cream and discuss the comfort level throughout the session. Open communication ensures a collaborative and enjoyable experience for both you and the artist.
In Conclusion: The Toochi Tattoo Touch
At Toochi Tattoo, we understand the importance of a seamless application for optimal comfort. Follow our step-by-step guide, and let your tattooing experience be defined by the artistry of the ink, not the discomfort.
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