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Will Saniderm Negatively Effect 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.

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 Sanibalm. 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.

Updated on April 13, 2021

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  1. I used saniderm over my henna design for 8 hours. 12 days after removal and now everywhere the tape touched that the henna wasn’t has a shine like scar tissue?

    1. Thanks for reaching out

      Any type of medical grade adhesive shouldn’t be worn more than seven days. Keep the area clean and moisturized and it should get back to normal.

      Thank you,
      Saniderm Support

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