Malarkey Tattoo

730 Pulaski Highway

Bear, De 19701

(302) 276-0904

Health And Safety

Your health and safety are of the utmost importance to us, which is why we are proud to carry the very best in

tattoo and piercing aftercare:

H2Ocean, Hush Gel, Aquaphor, and Saniderm

Tattoo Aftercare

  • Leave the bandage on for approximately 2 hours

  • Wash hands thoroughly before removing the bandage. After removing the bandage, wash the tattoo gently with anti-bacterial soap and water, and pat dry with a clean towel/paper towel

  • After drying, apply a thin layer of Aquaphor or H2Ocean

  • Apply a thin layer of Aquaphor or H2Ocean to the clean tattoo 2-3 times per day until the tattoo is healed completely (approximately 2 weeks)

  • By the 2-3rd day, your tattoo may start peeling. DO NOT PICK AT IT. Let the skin heal naturally.

  • Avoid contact with anything that can introduce your healing tattoo to harmful bacteria or unnecessary trauma 

  • Try to:

        -wear loose-fitting clothing

        -clean your bed sheets  towels often

        -wash hands prior to cleaning

  • After your tattoo is healed, use sunblock to protect your tattoo from direct sunlight

  • NO SWIMMING

  • NO HOT TUBS

  • NO TANNING

Piercing Aftercare

  • Leave the bandage on for approximately 2 hours

  • Wash hands thoroughly before removing the bandage. After removing the bandage, wash the tattoo gently with anti-bacterial soap and water, and pat dry with a clean towel/paper towel

  • After drying, apply a thin layer of Aquaphor or H2Ocean

  • Apply a thin layer of Aquaphor or H2Ocean to the clean tattoo 2-3 times per day until the tattoo is healed completely (approximately 2 weeks)

  • By the 2-3rd day, your tattoo may start peeling. DO NOT PICK AT IT. Let the skin heal naturally.

  • Avoid contact with anything that can introduce your healing tattoo to harmful bacteria or unnecessary trauma 

  • Try to:

        -wear loose-fitting clothing

        -clean your bed sheets  towels often

        -wash hands prior to cleaning

  • After your tattoo is healed, use sunblock to protect your tattoo from direct sunlight

  • NO SWIMMING

  • NO HOT TUBS

  • NO TANNING

If you have ANY questions or concerns please contact the shop by phone at (302) 276-0904, or by email at malarkeytattoo@gmail.com