Tattoo Lotion

There are varieties of tattoo lotions that either protect the tattoo or help in removing the tattoo. Choose the type of tattoo lotion for yourself, as per your need. Here's the article that shall guide you better.
Once you get a tattoo done, it's utmost important to pay some attention to it. You need to give some care to it for speedy recovery of the wound. The increasing popularity of tattoos has led to the emergence of various tattoo aftercare lotions and also tattoo removal lotions. Getting a king size tattoo has a definite style statement, but it also carries some amount of pain, if the wound does not heal properly. Thus, caring your tattoo with tattoo lotions has become easy. Similarly, with ever changing fashion, temporary tattoos can also be engraved. You can remove the old tattoo with tattoo removal lotion and get the new one inked. Therefore, you can apply the particular type of tattoo lotion depending on your wish, i.e. for care or removal.

Taking Care with a Tattoo Lotion

Once you have engraved the tattoo, you need to handle the artistic symbol with care. There's definitely some amount of wound done to your body while the tattoo gets engraved by experts. After the process is over, usually the tattoo artist applies an antibiotic lotion to prevent it from drying out. This antibiotic tattoo lotion also helps prevent infection and scarring of that portion of body. There are ample ointments available over the counter, like bacitration, aquaphor, noxema, preparation H, vitamin E oil, vitamin A and D lotions, neosporin ointment, etc.

Apply a lotion only meant for healing of tattoos. H2Ocean Foam is a good lotion. A tattoo can be considered as a minor surface surgery. Once you have opened the bandage and exposed the tattoo, wash it carefully with cold water and air dry for sometime. You can also pat dry with clean towel. After drying apply the tattoo healing lotion. Tattoo Goo is one of the best lotion manufacturers that manufactures a wide range of tattoo healing and tattoo care products. Lotions, gels and creams are available in the market, that are largely consumed as tattoo aftercare products. Do not apply petroleum based products, vaseline, lanolin or even alcohol. You should also try to avoid direct exposure of the tattoo to sunlight or have steam bath and warm bath, for at least two weeks. Tattoo Goo lotion is a mild formulation for tattoo healing and is free from alcohol, petroleum, minerals and artificial fragrance. It is rich in proven moisturizers and vitamin A and vitamin D, that penetrate deeply and provides a long-lasting effect. Lubiderm and Ink Fixx All Natural Tattoo Lotion are also good tattoo healing lotions. If you sense any itching and allergic reaction, immediate stop using the product.

Tattoo Removing Lotions

Tattoo removal process is expensive and involves undergoing a series of painful treatments by doctor. So the alternative is, opting for a tattoo removal lotion that will be soothing to your body. Wrecking Balm tattoo removal cream is the most popular and largely consumed product by people. It involves few steps to fade away the tattoo. A gentle machine is applied and along with it, an exfoliating gel is used on the tattooed skin. A tattoo sprayer is poured to encourage skin peeling and removing it from the roots. The next step follows application of soothing hydrated cream to soften the skin and subsequent application of cover and concealer cream. Nuviderm, Tat B Gone, Tattoo Off, Dermasal, Fade Away and Profade are also some of good brands of tattoo removal lotions.

Anti-TanningTattoo Lotions

Tattoo tanning lotion is a special formulation to protect tattoos from sun tanning while soaking yourself under sun. These lotions give you a natural tan and you can apply it as tattoo tanning lotion, to get a gorgeous long-lasting tattoo tan. Tattoo Dark Tanning Serum with high potency dark tanning technology is formulated with MDI complex and DPHP, that gives a deviant and healthy looking tan. Tattoo 20x Hot Bronzer, Luxx Diamond 30x Limited, Bronze No9 Radiant Black, Extreme Black 12X Bronzer are bronzers that give sun-kissed tattoos to your skin. Tempt Tanning Lotion - Supre, Envy My Forbidden Fire Tanning Lotion - Matahari, Omen Tan Maximizer Tanning Lotion, etc are few good tattoo tanning lotion brands.

If you are passionate about tattoos, just get it done. The market today is flooded with plenty of tattoo lotions. Just pick the lotion that will suit your skin type the most.
By Saptakee Sengupta
Last Updated: 10/14/2011
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