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

Malarkey Tattoo

730 Pulaski Highway

Bear, De 19701

(302) 276-0904