Will Saniderm Negatively Affect My Ink?
Getting a new tattoo comes with many worries—keeping it clean and free of contaminants, using the correct healing products at the right time, and staying out of the sun, water, and harsh elements. How are you going to get through the awkward peeling stage of tattoo healing?
Many of these worries can be put at ease by using Saniderm. The adhesive film protects your tattoo from numerous risk factors. There is no need to worry about applying ointment frequently to keep the tattoo from drying out. You don’t have to worry about foreign bacteria entering the wound from an outside source. Your tattoo is protected.
You may be wondering, however, if the adhesive can damage your tattoo. After all, you’re applying a tacky film directly over a fresh tattoo. Sounds like a problem, right?
Saniderm’s adhesive will not attach to your tattoo as it will be in the weeping phase of the healing process when you apply the initial piece. During this phase, your body will be pushing excess ink and plasma to the surface, preventing the adhesive from attaching to the freshly tattooed area. This means Saniderm can never damage or extract your ink.
Of course, you may be wondering what happens when you apply the following piece(s) of Saniderm, as the tattoo will have moved out of the weeping phase of tattoo healing. This is where applying a non-petroleum, non-greasy aftercare lotion comes into play. Our favorite is After Inked. This helps to prevent the adhesive from sticking directly to the fresh tattoo until the tattoo begins to peel. Once this stage occurs, the peeling skin will cling to the film itself.
There is no need to worry about Saniderm negatively affecting your ink at all. In fact, customers report that their tattoos retain more of the vibrant color of fresh ink after using Saniderm, compared to tattoos that have healed by other methods.
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