Pre-Care Cosmetic Tattoo Instructions

DON’T: 

  • Work out 24 hours before procedure.

  • Drink alcohol or caffeine 24 hours before procedure (Yes, there is caffeine in decaf coffee & tea!).

  • Take Aspirin, Niacin, Vitamin E or Advil/Ibuprofen 24 hours before procedure.

  • Don’t take Fish Oil, & "Hair, Skin, Nail" supplements 24 hours prior to procedure.

  • Drink power shakes & power greens 3 days prior to procedure. (Thins blood)

  • Go tanning 1 week prior to procedure. 

  • Get brows waxed or tinted 1 weekbefore. (applies to eyebrow procedures only).

  • Use any Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA) products close to procedure areas 2 weeks prior to your procedure. Check your moisturizer, facewash, BB or CC creams, makeup wipes, & makeup primers for anything that says acid.

  • Use Latisse on brows or lashes for minimum of 3 weeks (Lash growing  serum)

  • Take Accutane for a minimum of 1 YEAR prior to any procedure. NO Exceptions!
     

 DO:

  • VERY IMPORTANT: If you get cold sores or have ever had one in the past, you will need an antiviral prescription from your doctor before a lip procedure. Physicians usually instruct to start taking 2 days before. This procedure will bring out the virus if not medicated beforehand. Remove eyelash extensions a minimum of 3-5 days prior to eyeliner procedure.

  • Limit sun exposure & outdoor activities for 1 week prior.  

  • Discontinue Glycolics, Chemical Peels & Retin-A 4 weeks prior. 

* * NOTE: You will be more sensitive during your menstrual cycle.

IF YOU GET FILLERS, THEY SHOULD BE DONE 6 WEEKS PRIOR TO YOUR SCHEDULED PROCEDURE OR DONE 6 WEEKS AFTER THE PROCEDURE.

IF YOU USE BOTOX, IT SHOULD BE PERFORMED EITHER 2 WEEKS PRIOR TO YOUR SCHEDULED PROCEDURE OR 2 WEEKS AFTER YOUR PROCEDURE.

WE DO NOT WORK ON ANYONE PREGNANT OR STILL BREAST FEEDING, NO EXCEPTIONS

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