If there is any swelling, apply an ice pack to the area for 15 minute sessions.
Avoid touching your lips until they are done healing (7-10 days).
Do not eat for at least three (3) hour after the procedure.
Apply recommended ointment gently with a cotton swab 3 to 5 times a day for at least 1 week.
Rinse lips with warm water after every meal. Keep absolutely clean.
Keep area clean, but do not wash with soap for 4 days. Do not rub skin vigorously when washing your face for at least 10 days.
Drink with a straw and use a spoon to introduce food into the mouth for the first 24 hours. Avoid spicy, salty, acidity, greasy food.
Keep area dry. Try to refrain from licking lips immediately after procedure.
Your lips will feel chapped for a few days. Applying recommend ointment will help eliminate this feeling.
Do not swim in pools or hot tubs for 30 days. If you must use a pool or hot tub, keep lip area as dry as possible and use a light coat of petroleum jelly/ointment on area before entering pool.
After approximately 3 days, some of the permanent lip color will flake slightly. Do not try to remove it vigorously with a washcloth or cotton swab. Let flaking occur naturally. With early removal of pigment flakes may result in areas with insufficient pigment.
If the area should itch after approximately 3 days, use recommended ointment or apply ice for a few minutes.
Do not apply makeup to the tattooed area for 7 days. Use of long-wearing lip stick is not recommended.
Signs and symptoms of infection include, but not limited to, severe redness, swelling, tenderness of the procedure site, red streaks going from the procedure site towards the heart, elevated body temperature, or purulent drainage from the procedure site. Discharge from site may be green/yellow in color and foul in odor. Contact us and seek medical attention if anysigns or symptoms of infection develops.