The only things you should ever put on a tattoo is Curel lotion or A and D ointment. Do not use Vaseline, coco butter, or aloe vera ever. I used to work at an upscale tattoo shop. is cocoa butter good for my tattoo A: Tattoo artists identify cocoa butter as one of the possible aftercare products for new body art. Other effective lotions include Eucerin, Lubriderm and Aveeno lotions. These products are used to help the skin stay soft after the procedure.
You can use Cocoa Butter or Shea Butter, they are both very good for aftercare. Many people are using the wrong aftercare these days. Many people are still using petrolium based products such as A is cocoa butter good for my tattoo
Dec 06, 2008 Answers. Cocoa butter is not recommended for a new tattoo, because a new tattoo needs to breathe, and cocoa butter is just a little bit too thick for that. However, if you do use cocoa butter, make sure you apply a thin amount and barely coat your tattoo with it. I would recommend using something else though. Original Tattoo Goo Aftercare Tattoo Lotion Healing Slave. When it comes to Tattoo Goo, chances are youve probably already heard of it. Its a popular choice for both tattoo artists and their clients and for a good reason. The ingredients are quite limited, making it more natural than most choices. For instance, it features olive oil, beeswax, cocoa butter, and wheat germ at some of the top ingredients. Palmer's or other cocoa butter is good, as is any skin cream that does not have parabens in it. But NOTHING should be put on a new tattoo for at least a week, until it closes up completely, by which I mean the skin has been opened to put the pigment into the second layer of the skin. . is cocoa butter good for my tattoo May 15, 2010 Palmers cocoa butter and tattoos? I got my first tattoo yesterday, and have been washing it every 3 hours ot so with warm water and then applying bepanthan cream. I am just wondering, would it be safe to use Palmer's cocoa butter on tattoos or should I keep using the bepanthan? good luck, hope this helps. Source(s): i got a Mar 13, 2009 I have loads of cocoa butter& I'm getting a small tattoo on each wrist soon. I've heard you can use cocoa butter on them, but when I had my last tattoo I was told not to use anything other than nonperfumed soap as well as some cream the tattooist recommended from the pharmacy. How can the answer be improved? Do not scrub the tattoo or rub with washcloth or towel. Pat the tattoo with a clean, dry towel. Let the tattoo dry completely (approx. 10 min). Lightly apply a thin layer of acceptable aftercare products: Lubriderm Lotion; Palmers Cocoa Butter Lotion; Specialty tattoo products such as TATTOO GOO; You do not need to rebandage.