You Should Know Before
vaccine will help
protect you from hepatitis B, but there is no vaccine for hepatitis C
There is an
of infection in amateur tattoos and piercing studios. However,
from tattooing in clean and modern tattoo studios employing single-use
needles is rare.
or piercing studio
will have a well-lit, clean and sanitary, work environment. All
should be made of hard material that is easy to clean. All the
used should be made of quality stainless steel that can be easily
and sterilized. They should also have proper sterilizer (preferably a
sterilizer) to sterilize their equipment. A test strips should be used
to indicate whether the machine is operating correctly.
the procedure should have clean working habits, including washing their
hands before and after procedures, after handling contaminated items,
opening and handling sterile supplies, and before putting on and after
removing their gloves.
should always be brand new and sterile for each treatment. They should
never be reused.
fresh ink in disposable
ink caps should be used for your tattoo. Sharing ink is like sharing
needles, so make sure your artist use only new ink from small
is needed, they
should use a new disposable razor.
to be tattooed
should be totaly clean, usually first with soap and water and then with
a skin antiseptic.
performing the procedure
should use new gloves for each customer and during the whole procedure.
should cover your tattoo before you leave.
that artist you
use is not under the influence of alcohol or drugs, and you shouldn't
artist studio will make sure you leave with oral and written aftercare
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