Piercing After-care
Tattoo/ PMU After-Care
Piercing Aftercare
Tattoo & PMU Aftercare

 Piercings are an open wound to your skin and should be treated as such. Please follow proper aftercare to prevent infection.

  •  Clean hands with hot water and soap for 20 seconds. DO NOT TOUCH YOUR PIERCING WITH DIRTY HANDS.
  • Use clean Q-tips and saline wound wash solution. Make sure there are no additives like Vicks in the solution. 2x a day or after activities causing sweat or dirt.
  •  Avoid touching and playing with your jewelry unnecessarily to avoid exposure to germs.
  • Oral piercings should be cleaned with an alcohol-free mouthwash. Avoid smoking with oral piercings.
  • Keep make-up, lotions, tanning solution and skin care away from the piercing. 
  • No Swimming, hot tubs, baths, sun exposure, gym equipment and shaving at least for 2 weeks. 

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us immediately. The jewelry should be removed if there is an infection. If the sizing seems off or something needs to be removed, we do not mind assisting you. Please don't be scared to come back! Infections should be treated by a doctor. Do not push off infections or avoid them. 





  Remove bandage after 24-48 hours pulling the second skin parallel to the skin & not like a bandaid to avoid losing pigment.

◦ Removing the film in the shower will help.

 ◦ If for any reason skins irritated take bandage off.

  Only use your CLEAN HANDS TO WASH YOUR TATTOO. No loofahs, bath towels etc.

  Immediately wash your tattoo with warm water and antibacterial soap. Use circular motion, lather until all ointment and blood removed.

  Pat your tattoo dry with a clean towel or paper towel.

  Once your tattoo is completely dry, apply Aquaphor healing ointment or unscented lotion.

  Do not peel your tattoo, let the skin fall off naturally, picking your tattoo will remove pigment. 

  • The procedure area may have fluid buildup for up to an hour after, bloat area with a clean q-tip 

  •  Clean area daily with clean hands and an antibacterial soap

  • Apply the Bower ointment given to you at your appointment

  • Brows will fade up to 60%, do not pick off dry skin, this will remove pigment

  • Let skin/ scabbing fall off naturally

  • Do not apply make-up near or on the procedure area for up to 2 weeks.

  • No botox, filler or injections of any kind for at least 2 weeks after the procedure.

  • No steam, hot tubs or direct sunlight 

  • Follow this process for 7-14 days.

Please do not hesitate to reach out to the team if you have any concerns. Our team is here to help you if anything seems off. Remember to keep your new tattoo or piercing clean & resist from touching it.


Infections will need to be treated by a Dr. 

Sugar Beauty & Body Art


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