Wipe Outz Blog. Tattoo Tips, Tricks and Ideas

THE BENEFITS OF ICING A NEW TATTOO: Why it Can Help with the Aftercare Process
One of the best kept secrets when it comes to tattoo aftercare is the process of icing a tattoo. There are many reasons why this helps your skin and body to recover. Icing is beneficial because when you receive a...
THE CHEMISTRY OF TATTOO INK AND HOW IT’S MADE
A few months back we examined  how tattoo ink actually stays in your skin and looked at the process of how the three layers of skin, the epidermis, the dermis, and the subcutaneous fat layer all work together to help...
BENEFITS OF USING MD WIPE OUTZ WITH COSMETIC TATTOOING: Microblading, Scalp Micropigmentation, Lip Blushing, Permanent Eyeliner
There once was a time when waking up with makeup already in place before you even shower or enjoy your morning coffee was a fantastical wish, but thanks to the wonders of permanent cosmetic tattooing, your beauty wishes can be...
THINGS TO WATCH FOR & LEARN RELATED TO TATTOO HEALING
Getting a new tattoo can be exciting and there are several stages that your tattoo will go through when it’s healing. When you get tattooed, your skin goes through a considerable amount of trauma and one of the ways that...
HOW TATTOO INK STAYS IN YOUR SKIN PERMANENTLY: The What, How, and Why Behind the Science
We all love the tattoos that we acquire (if you’re a tattoo collector) and create (if you’re a tattoo artist), but have you ever wondered just how tattooing actually works and how that ink stays in your skin to present...
TATTOO SHOP SAFETY: 15 Things to Look for When Getting Tattooed
In order to have a positive tattoo experience, it's not only important to find an artist who understands your vision and does great work, but who will also provide a safe and clean environment for the entire procedure. It's good...
WHAT WILL YOUR NEXT TATTOO BE? Tricks & Tips to Choosing Your Next Tattoo Design
Decisions, decisions! There are so many choices to make when it comes to planning your new tattoo. We often get asked how to go about narrowing down design options, so we thought we would provide some tips and tricks to...
INSTAGRAM TIPS & TRICKS FOR TATTOO ARTISTS: How Social Media Can Help You to Grow Your Business
Social media has undoubtedly changed the scope of tattooing and the way in which tattoo artists are able to share their work and reach potential clients. It also serves as a source of inspiration and a way in which artists...
How Tattoos Heal: A Week-by-Week Guide to Tattoo Healing & Aftercare
Now that you’ve acquired your new tattoo and get to wear this new piece of art, you move onto the healing stage. This process is time consuming and requires attention, care, and diligence to make sure that it heals correctly....
History of the Tattoo Machine: The Artists and Inventors Who Started It All
Tattoo machines have changed dramatically since the first electric machine was patented 130 years ago. We thought it would be fun to share some of the history of tattooing with you with a walk down tattoo memory lane. In 1891,...
Getting Tattooed After the COVID-19 Vaccination: When, Where, and What to Expect
If you have chosen to get the COVID-19 vaccine or are contemplating doing so in the near future, you might be wondering how that will impact your ability to get tattooed. We thought we would discuss this topic so that...
Does it Hurt to Get a Tattoo? Getting a New Tattoo and How to Be Prepared
“Did it hurt?” This is the age-old question when it comes to tattoos and one that you have probably been asked before if you wear tattoos…or one that you are curious about if you are still contemplating your first tattoo....
Tattoos and Alcohol: Should You Drink Before You Ink?
We know how important preparing for a tattoo can be and we often get questions about what is (and isn’t) a good idea when you are gearing up for your next tattoo appointment. One question that is often asked involves...
Ready for a New Tattoo? How to Find the Best Tattoo Artist for the Job
The act of getting tattooed is about so much more than just the art you walk away with. It’s also about the memories of that day and the associations you make between your ink and the entire tattoo experience. When...
Getting a New Tattoo? Six Easy Steps to Follow
We’ve written before about cleaning your tattoo once you’ve been tattooed, but what can you do beforehand to prepare? We’ve compiled some tips that might be helpful to keep in mind as you get ready for tattoo appointment. Tricks that...
New X-Large Dry Towels and 20-Count Premium Dry Towels
Tattoo artists have spoken, and we have listened! We appreciate the excellent feedback from our loyal customers and have taken these recommendations to heart and created some new products that we are thrilled to announce! These two new additions to...
How to Prepare for a Tattoo: 12 Tricks and Tips that All Tattoo Collectors Should Know
There are many important steps involved in the tattooing process and one of the most critical of them all is preparing for the event. 
IS TATTOO SCABBING NORMAL? HOW TO DEAL WITH TATTOO SCABS & ENSURE A SMOOTH HEALING PROCESS
When you get a new tattoo, your body goes through many different steps as it heals along the way. One of those includes the scabbing process, which to some effect will always happen (whether it’s noticeable or not), as your tattoo moves from being an open wound to settling into your skin. Since so much time, energy, money, and pain is associated with acquiring your new ink, it’s important to understand the elements of scabbing and what you can do make sure it heals optimally.
How to Clean A Tattoo (8 Step-by-Step Instructions)
You have invested a lot in your new tattoo, including time, energy, money, and pain! With all that you have done to plan for and earn that new piece of ink, it is essential for you to understand how to clean a tattoo during the healing process. Taking the time to exercise proper tattoo aftercare will ensure your new tattoo heals properly and looks beautiful for years to come.
How Long Does A Tattoo Take to Heal?
After putting in the time, effort, and money to acquire your new tattoo, it’s essential to take the healing process seriously, and we’ve previously provided some helpful tips to make sure that your aftercare procedure is a breeze. But how long does a tattoo take to heal exactly?
Can You Shower After Getting A Tattoo?
You’ve just finished your tattoo session and now have an awesome new piece of art adorning your skin, but can you shower after getting a tattoo? We know this is a common concern for tattoo collectors so we gathered eight tips to help you shower safely during those first few days of the tattoo aftercare period.