what is the best cream to heal a tattoo?

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    reggaeman0218 said on June 15, 2008

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    screamingcherries2008 said on June 15, 2008

    def tattoo goo its brillient. I swear by it. My mums tattoo was getting infected and was only done a few hours n i gave her rest of mine and hers has already healed. So try it. It comes in a wee tin like vaseline and costs £5.00. hope it helps yours

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    pirateparker said on June 15, 2008

    Aquaphore is what I used and it works wonders. you can buy it at like any drugstore in the lotion section.

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    muzza said on June 16, 2008

    believe it or not if u can cope with the jibes ;) preparation-h covered with cling film...change and shower off with soap once per day for about the first 3 or 4 days...this stops hard scabs forming which crack and scar the tattoo

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    flameback said on June 16, 2008

    Bepanthen is also good, this is a nappy rash cream and contains ProVitamin B5 which supports the natural healing process, i used it on mine and healed in 4 days with no scabbing

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    hsr111 said on June 16, 2008

    i used just regular old vaseline for the first few days... and then after that cocoa butter for a couple of weeks till it was fully healed... and mine looks as great as ever

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    raginrhinotattoo said on June 16, 2008

    H2Ocean lotion works pretty darn good, most people do not scab with it, it takes about 7 days to heal most of the way, most shops will carry it, cost is between 7.00 to 20.00

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    winkydinkink said on June 16, 2008

    Tattoo Majik works wonders.
    I swear by this stuff.
    And you can have your logo put on the container

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    pirates said on June 16, 2008

    nivea lotion to get the best effect apply every 2-3 hours and your tattoo will not scab and the colour should stay (try it)

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    princessorchid said on June 17, 2008

    Bepanthan. I had a fairly big tat done across my stomach, which was itchy as FUCK. My friend got a big tat done at the same time, and his was healed way quicker than mine, and not itchy at all - so he told me to get that stuff and it was amazing.

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    -x-tasha-x- said on June 17, 2008

    Yea i used bepanthan on all of my tattoos ... they healed really quick...and its only like 3quid :D

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    theferg said on June 17, 2008

    Yeh BEPANTHAN is the stuff alrite. I have been getting tattoos done for 13 years & have tried evrything in that time but having used BEPANTHAN I would never use anything else now.

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    113tattoos said on June 18, 2008

    I have a lot of tattoos and have used most lotions and potions Tattoo Aftercare sometimes makes my tattoo bubble and look weepy,but not always,I also like Bepanthan but this sometimes gets gooey. so the way I have to use it is,put cream on if it bubbles wash it off and reaply this works for me

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    devildogg824 said on June 18, 2008

    I USE CUREL ULTRA HEALING LOTION ....MY INK HEALED IN ABOUT 8 DAYS AND VERY LITTLE SCABING

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    paulc said on June 19, 2008

    Hi all I used stuff called MANTRA GOO HEALING CREAM , its great only needed a small amount applied twice a day for 3 days heals up very quick mmine healed up in about 5 days in total.
    Also A good tip to use on new (or old tattoos) in the Sun to keep the colours nice and bright i use Australian Gold sunblock lip balm (i was recommended this by a friend)
    just rub over the tattoo not only does it keep it bright it also protects as its 25spf colours stay intense and you can enjoy the sun as well.

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    tustah said on June 19, 2008

    Aquaphor by Eurecin.

    Then I use Eurecin lotion after the 3rd or 4th day.

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    andre70 said on June 19, 2008

    bepanthan cream i think its like a nappy rash cream but it heals it up gd!!!

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    bobbybooshay85 said on June 21, 2008

    I recommend and use Aquaphore. It's a water based healing ointment, meaning your skin actually absorbs and uses it. I have never used Tattoo Goo or H2Ocean, but hear good things about it. I would like to suggest staying away from A and D ointment because its petroleum based. Petroleum based products aren't absorbed by your skin, they just rest on top of the epidermis creating a moisture barrier. This barrier is bad due to bacteria replication in a warm moist environment. It's also a bad thing due to your skin not being able to breath properly. In worse case, it can lead to pimples, rash, and ingrown hairs which can then develop into Staph Infection! If A and D is being used i suggest washing your tattoo for your first three days MORE times than usual ( usual is about 4-5 times a day) I hope my information was helpful. Oh and about preparation-h ... i wouldn't use anything that is made for someone's ass haha .. im just sayin..

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    basshtumper818 said on June 30, 2008

    I've found that to just wait a day or two allows the skin to dry a bit and then applying any type of standard skin moisterizer cures the best. When my ribs were done, it took about a week to heel with minimal scab and i didnt have to constantly apply more lotion.

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    magdalenka said on July 1, 2008

    Tattoo Goo. It is made for tatto and it won't clog pores. I used to use it. You can get it -- www.tattoogoostore.com

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    loseyourfaith said on July 2, 2008

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    mj0420 said on October 3, 2008

    eucerin aquaphor is the best. i used to use a& d ointment, then i went to tattoo goo. but the aquaphor is the BEST SHIT! it helped my bff heal the best ever and shes got sensitive skin bigtime. my artist now suggests it the most.

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    johnparkaer11 said on January 16, 2015

    To get best tattoo healing lotion that is "Marlowes Aftercare Lotion" at Fullerton city of USA. It is the best and cheapest lotion for tattoo healing. It is used for removing scar from skin without any side effects and instant relief from the itching. It is made from the mixture of Vitamins A, C, and E. For more information please contact us.

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    jo72 said on February 17, 2015

    I used bepanthen on all mine, healed real well

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    kiwijeff said on May 9, 2015

    Funny how people don't get the whole healing thing.
    We are all made up differently. What works for one, may not work for another.
    When people try and say, my cream is best, most of what I see is just spam.
    Try different creams and figure out what works best for you.
    Damn snake oil salespeople! Lol.

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