Tattoo aftercare is the Client/Customer's responsibility!  

Shades of Pain Tattoo of any of its employees are not responsible or liable in any way once the client leaves the shop.  


Please read aftercare instructions and contact your artist with any questions. 

  1. DO NOT pick, itch, or rub a new tattoo.

  2. Follow One of the Two recommended aftercare methods below.


Artificial Skin / Second Skin

  • Remove the  "Artificial Skin"  24 - 72 hours after your new tattoo.

  • Wash the tattoo with antibacterial soap and allow to dry completely.

  • Apply a new "Artificial Skin".

  • Pop and smooth air bubbles with a clean pin and smooth with your hand.

  • Allow "Artificial Skin" to peel off on its own.  This usually takes 5 - 7 days.

The Salty Pineapple Tattoo Aftercare

Repeat Twice Daily For 10 Days
  • Wash your new tattoo with a gentle antibacterial soap.  

  • Pat Dry.

  • Apply a SMALL amount of The Salty Pineapple Tattoo Aftercare to your new tattoo.  Gently massage into your tattoo until flat.  Wipe away excess. ​

Shades of Pain Tattoo wants your experience to be a great one.  Here are some rules and Tips to make sure things go smoothly.

  • Be 18!  No one gets tattooed without a valid ID.

  • Limit guests to no more than 2 friends.  Unless everyone is getting tattooed of course.

  • Be sure of what you want.  Tattoos are Permanent! 

  • Work with the artist, not every idea can become a tattoo, some need work.

  • Read and follow aftercare!  The tattoo is your responsibility once it leaves the shop.  Take care of it!

  • Tell your artist if you have any health conditions or skin conditions that might affect the tattoo or aftercare.

  • Eat before the tattoo. 

  • Don't cancel last minute.  You will lose your deposit.  Give us at least 48 hours to reschedule.

  • Consult with the artist before scheduling tattoos.  Large tattoos and portraits cannot be done in 2 hours... Please verify how long your session will need to be. 

  • If you are more than 15 minutes late you will lose your deposit and have to reschedule with a new deposit.

  • Do NOT show up drunk!  Do NOT show up high! Your appointment will be

  • canceled and you will lose your deposit.

  • DO NOT arrive more than 5 minutes early.  

  • Have fun!

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