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All Your Tattoo Care Necessities, and Then Some

Old ink or new, we've got you covered
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Whether you're a seasoned tattoo enthusiast or contemplating getting your first ink, we've got your back (and your arms, thighs, or that unusual spot you plan to get inked). Tattoos are not just a statement; they're pieces of art that deserve some good TLC to stay vibrant and stunning for a lifetime.

So, you got yourself a fresh tattoo, and you're feeling on top of the world. Now, it's time to handle your tattoo like a boss. Step one: immediate aftercare. Forget rare unicorn tears; we're all about keeping it real. Wash your tattoo gently with antibacterial soap, moisturize like you're on a luxury vacation, and keep your tattoo away from anything and anywhere unsanitary.

Although the healing process may feel like waiting for your favorite TV show's next season, patience is a virtue — and also the key to a stunning tattoo. The tattoo care products we've selected for you will make it easier to resist the temptation to scratch or pick at your tattoo, due to their soothing, moisturizing, and healing properties. Your tattoo care routine is about to become an ink-credible experience, ensuring your ink stays sharp, vibrant, and a conversation starter for years to come.

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This antibacterial soap is specifically designed for tattoos and piercings, providing thorough cleansing by removing dead skin cells and bacteria without harming the skin. Its moisture-rich olive oil formula leaves skin feeling silky smooth as it effectively removes impurities.

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This non-sticky tattoo care balm comes in stick form, and can be used to care for both fresh and old tattoos. All natural, it contains nourishing hemp seed, apricot and grape seed oils for excellent daily skin care.

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Saniderm Daily Tattoo Lotion, $21.75
Enriched with pure sea buckthorn berry oil and antioxidants, the lightweight, gentle formula not only cares for your healed tattoos but also keeps skin firm, supple, and moisturized, making it an ideal daily hand and body lotion as well.

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Hustle Butter Deluxe, $21.99
This cream accelerates healing and enhances ink vibrancy, even on older tattoos. All-natural, it soothes swelling, rejuvenates old tattoos, and delivers instant relief to dry, cracked skin.

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