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Aftercare

TATTOO AFTERCARE:

Wash your tattoo thoroughly with a mild antimicrobial soap and warm water. Squeeze a small amount of Ocean Care on your fingertips. Gently apply a thin layer of Ocean Care on your tattoo until it is completely absorbed. Reapply Ocean Care as needed during the day. Visit www.h2ocean.com to find out more about the Ultimate Tattoo Care.

PIERCING AFTERCARE:

Aftercare brochure from “Aftercare Guidelines for Body Piercings” by APP
PDF CLICK HERE

Body Piercing Troubleshooting
PDF CLICK HERE

School paper research
http://www.safepiercing.org/learn/piercing/school-paper/

Age requirements

Tattoo: 18 years old (no parental consent allowed for under age by state law)
Piercing: Under the age of 18 only with parental consent, no piercing under 12. Depending on the piercing, there are age restrictions for certain piercings, please call if you need info on a specific piercing.

Without exception, the parent or legal guardian must be present with the minor to sign the release form as well as in the room during the piercing. Each party must have a valid photo ID*. If the parent’s last name and/or address is different from the minor’s, there must be legal documentation to prove the relationship (Birth Certificate, Divorce papers, Adoption papers, Marriage Certificate). Court papers are required to prove a relationship with a legal guardian.

A valid photo ID is a Driver’s License, Passport, State-issued Identification Card or Military ID. A valid school photo ID and Birth Certificate with State Seal is acceptable for minors younger than driving age. Photocopies of any ID are not acceptable.

North Carolina Law

§ 14-400. Tattooing;

It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to tattoo the arm, limb, or any part of the body of any other person under 18 years of age. Anyone violating the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor.

§ 14-400. Piercing:

It shall be unlawful for any person to pierce any part of the body other than ears of another person under the age of 18 for the purpose of allowing the insertion of earrings, jewelry, or similar objects into the body, unless the prior consent of a custodial parent or guardian is obtained. Anyone violating the provisions of this section is guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor.

Store open:
Mon- Sat 10-9pm
Sun 12-6

Piercing hours:
Mon, Wed, Thu 12-7
Fri, Sat 11-9