tattoo prep

What to do the day of your tattoo


  • Eat a big meal beforehand.

  • Drink a lot of water. Avoid alcohol the day before and day of.

  • Don’t take any painkillers (blood thinners = more blood = more difficult tattoo) or illicit drugs.

  • Wear deodorant. Don’t douse yourself in perfume or cologne but good hygiene is very important please

  • Dress comfortably and in dark colors to avoid ink/blood stains.

  • Stretch or do some light cardio beforehand; you’ll be in the same position for a while.

  • Stay calm. Do breathing exercises or whatever it takes to get you to a zen-like state.

  • Set aside more time than you think you’ll need; You don’t want to rush this.