Tattoo Aftercare Kit


Our Tattoo Aftercare Kit is great for new tattoos or giving some life to old ink.

The Tattoo Aftercare Kit comes with:

(1) Stage 1 Tattoo Soap (1/2 oz)
(1) Stage 1 Tattoo Salve (2 oz)
(1) Stage 2 Tattoo Cream (4 oz)

The feeling of the salve and cream on fresh ink has been described as "someone blowing cool air on it."

Use the Stage 1 Tattoo Salve with the Tattoo Soap for the first 1-4 days after getting fresh ink. Gently clean the tattoo with lukewarm water and our gentle Tattoo Soap for the first few days.

Follow up with our Tattoo Salve. It's light and cooling, allowing the tattoo to breathe but helping with the heat from the irritated skin. The salve moisturizes and protects the ink for the first few crucial days.

Stage 2 Tattoo Cream comes in a jar that's easy to take with you on the go. Use this cream for the ongoing moisturization and care of your tattoos. This cream can be used on fresh ink or older tattoos.

It's 100% vegan and natural, and packed full of moisturizing oils that keep your skin healthy. The formulation includes vegan plant waxes that create a seal on your skin to promote absorption of the moisturizing oils, but the natural, lightness of the waxes helps your skin to still breathe.

The cream prevents breakouts, unlike most other tattoo care, and it won't clog pores or smother the ink. The Tattoo Cream contains essential oils typically used for surface burns, so they work with your body as it goes through its process.

Both tattoo aftercare products contain absolutely no petroleum or other smothering ingredients typically found in ointments, so as to not slow down the healing process.

As always, we never use any ingredients that could be harmful to you. We make sure all of our ingredients rate a 3 or lower on the EWG SkinDeep Cosmetics Database Scale (which means it's totally safe!).

All products have been thoroughly tested by our team to make sure they work well for bright tattoos. Whiskey, Ink, & Lace's founder, Andi, has a few tattoos (as you can see from the gallery photos), and typical ointments recommended by some tattoo artists made her break out and lose ink.

After much research and formulation, this is what she came up with and it's helped with her tattoo sleeves, knuckle tattoos, stomach and sternum tattoos, and many others. And the best part is it's useful for other things, like sunburns, wind burn, chaffing, and most other light surface skin irritations.

Comes in an easy-to-pack tin box. 

Petroleum free. Fragrance oil free. Vegan.

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Emily Z.
United States

Very Impressed

I bought the tattoo aftercare kit prior to my most recent session on my sleeve, which was about 2 weeks ago now. I have been super impressed with each item in the kit. It all smells amazing and has been working wonderfully. I am having another session next month and will continue using these products.

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Jessica B.
United States


I won't use another product now, I'm hooked! My tattoo healed so quick and the dreaded itch was significantly reduced!! I got a new piece last Sunday and yesterday, Sunday, my ink was healed! Thank you!!

Liz M.

Yes, it is amazing!

I have about 25 hours of work with the usual recommendations. The last of those four hours took over two weeks to heal, and I knew I wanted to try something else. I am so glad I did! I had three hours of work done last Saturday, and I'm nearly healed six days later. The heat that comes with them was nearly non-existent, and I have minimal itching. I've never healed so fast and so well! I also used the serum (that comes separately) during the day, and I love it too!

Mike D.
United States

Smells great, goes on well,

Smells great, goes on well, and doesn't leave any nasty residues. The salve feels awesome



This is seriously the BEST tattoo "aftercare" products I have ever used. My tattoo has stayed so hydrated, feels and looks amazing! The cream has a light refreshing scent that I love! I actually had another tattoo done about a year ago that remained "sore" to the touch. On the part of that tattoo that was sore, it felt "rough" like it was raised. I started using the tattoo kit on that tattoo, treating it as a fresh tattoo and within 4 days, the tattoo felt better and the area I could feel that was raised has almost resolved. Not sure what in these products caused these changes but I am 10000% happy about it. It was my least favorite tattoo because of that, but is now back on my top favorite list. I have also used it on my other ones to brighten them up ! Thank you again Whiskey Ink & Lace for amazing products !