People always wonder what’s the most difficult part when it comes to getting a body modification. Is it Planning the artwork, placement, size, cost, etc.
To cut to the chase getting a Tattoo or Piercing is super easy! The first step is to book an appointment for a consultation. Then decide what you wanna get, pay An Advance and then confirm a date to get it done and voila just like that you’re set.
Most of us think that getting the tattoo or piercing is the most difficult part but no! here is where things get a bit tricky.
Getting the service done is the easiest part. The artist will do the said service with utmost hygiene and put all His / Her efforts to make it perfect & memorable as it can be for you.
However the healing stage is the most crucial part of the process. You will have to have your patience with it, as everyone heals differently. Some heal quickly, some take time to heal. Staying in touch with your artist during this period is advisable and will be appreciated by them.
Body modification involves needles which is basically inserting a foreign object in your body be it Ink or jewellry. The whole process could be seen as a mini surgery. After the process is completed your body will go through a healing stage where you are treating the wound! Yes, you read it right WOUND.
All the precautions you take while healing a normal wound, are similar to the ones you take while healing a Tattoo or Piercing. Some of these precautions that you must take are:
Avoid too much Sun exposure ( SunBurn )
Avoid touching (Transfer of bacteria may result in an infection)
Avoid Swimming Pools, Beaches or Bath Tubs.
Avoid all beauty and personal care products on or around the Tattoo / Piercing including cosmetics, lotions, and sprays.
Use caution when styling your hair and advise your stylist of a new or healing Piercing.
Use a Mixture of Rock Salt & Warm water for Cleaning. (Body Piercing )
Your artist will take His/Her time to explain these to you and will explain this to you thoroughly. Your job will be to listen and understand the importance of it and follow the aftercare procedures. All of this is for
one intention… Having a smooth healing process and to go through the healing stage without any complications.
Better the healing, Better the outcome.