Frequently Asked Questions
Eddie's Downloadable Aftercare Sheet
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While we recommend always following the specific aftercare instructions from your tattoo artist, below are a few good pointers to consider when healing your tattoo.
During the healing process, touching your tattoo without first washing your hands leaves you vulnerable for infections and other skin conditions that may impede your tattoo from healing properly.
Once your tattoo is complete, a bandage is applied to protect it from infection. Leave your bandage on between 45 minutes to an hour. Remove your bandage, wash the tattoo and surrounding area with warm water and an antibacterial soap, and pat dry with a clean towel (or paper towel) without scrubbing.
Wash your tattoo and the surrounding area 2-3 times a day for the duration of the healing process (two to three week period, allow your tattoo to dry for 2-3 minutes and gently apply a thin coat of a water-based moisturizing lotion. Allowing your tattoo to dry is not a bad thing, however doing so execively will prolong the healing process and make your tattoo prone to scabbing.
Unless instructed otherwise by your artist, there is no need to rebandage your fresh tattoo.
Exposing your tattoo to chlorine pools, hot tubs, lake or ocean water, direct sunlight, tanning bed lights or other harsh conditions may put you at risk for skin infections and adverse healing results.
Your tattoo will heal completely between 3-4 weeks. You can expect to peel as you would from a sunburn and see pigment (tattoo ink) in the skin flakes. The tattoo may have a shiny and "faded" appearance until fully healed.
The aformentioned is a normal part of the healing process.
For additional questions/concerns about tattoo aftercare, contact us at 720.795.3015
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Prior to booking we request you set up a consultation with the artist of your choice. A $100.00-$300.00 minimum deposit is required in order to book your tattoo appointment. Deposits are applied to the total cost of your tattoo.
To book an appointment, call or text, 720.795.3015
Walk-Ins - Due to COVID restrictions, we currently request all clients call for availability.
Consultations are free and simple.
1. Set a date for an in-person or video chat (consultations take approximately 10-15 minutes).
2. Fill out our
Tattoo Design Form
(click the link) and send to the shop phone.
3. Attach any reference material (sketches, photos, etc)and send to the shop phone.
Tips for an A+ consultation!
Brainstorm ideas to develop a general concept by collecting photos, images, drawings and other inspiration for your tattoo. Research your artist and their prefered style to find your perfect match for your vision. Every tattoo is created uniquely for you.
Check out our
Artist Profiles and call us now!
Preparing for your Tattoo Appointment
Here's a few things we recommend you do prior to getting tattooed.
- Please bring a state or federally issued ID, Driver’s License, Passport or Military ID if you wish to be tattooed. No exceptions.
- Make sure the area to be tattooed is free from skin blemishes, rashes, fresh scars and/or sunburn.
- Drink lots of water prior to and after your tattoo appointment to stay hydrated.
- Make sure to eat a solid meal before your appointment, especially if you are receiving a larger tattoo.
- Do not take blood thinners or consume alcohol prior to your appointment.
We encourage you to refrain from consuming any substance that may impare your judgement and/or have the potential to cause bodily harm during the tattoo process. If we feel your condition is impacting your well being, we will be forced to end your tattoo session.
- Notify your body artist of any medical conditions and seek medical advice as to whether a tattoo procedure is suitable for you.
- No children under the age of 10 will be allowed in the procedure area. One guest is permitted in the procedure area, provided he or she does not become a distraction to the artist or staff.
We reserve the right to deny service to anyone that is unwilling to adhere to our policies.
When considering a cover-up, we take many factors into consideration. Every cover-up is unique and offers its own individual challenges. We suggest setting up a consultion in order to discover what's possible based on your design, paired with our artist's expertise.
We have artists who are willing to work with you in order to create a brand new tattoo design that will cover-up and transform your old tattoo into a work of art.
The price of your tattoo will vary depending on the artist you choose, size of the tattoo, detail and body placement. Estimates are discussed during consultation appointments.
Studio minimum: $100
Artist hourly rates range: $150-$200
Dreambent Studios does not currenly offer piercings.
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