BLACK ‘N GREY/COLOR TATTOOS

Anime Tattoo? Manga Tattoo? Chibi Tattoo? Ranger Tattoo Artist can customize your favorite character for a unique and original design. Click for gallery.

Skull Tattoo? From a Realism Skull tattoo to a more traditional style Our Artists will go the extra miles to provide exceptional work. Click for gallery.

Looking for a classic tattoo? Traditional Tattoos is the way to go. From American to Japanese and Neo Traditional. Our Artists will go the extra mile! Click for gallery.

COLOR TATTOOS

Bright Color Tattoos? In addition to providing you a bight colorful tattoo we offer a wide range of artistic styles to match your wants. Click for gallery.

Flower Tattoos, Sun Flower Tattoos, Rose Tattoos or even a Lotus Tattoo. Whatever the flow, we can get you in today. Click for gallery.

Skull Tattoo w/ Flowers? From a Realism Skull tattoo with flowers to a more traditional style Our Artists will go the extra miles to provide exceptional work. Click for gallery.

Is it Safe to Get A Tattoo?

Are Tattoos Safe?

Tattoos are generally safe when performed by a licensed and experienced tattoo artist using sterile equipment. However, like any medical procedure, there is always a risk of complications or adverse reactions.

Tattoo infections can occur if the equipment used is contaminated or if proper aftercare is not followed. Additionally, some people may experience an allergic reaction to the tattoo ink, which can cause itching, redness, and swelling.

There is also a risk of scarring, particularly if the tattoo is not performed correctly or if proper aftercare is not followed. Scarring can cause the tattoo to look patchy, faded, or distorted.

It is important to do research and choose a reputable tattoo shop who uses proper techniques and sterile equipment. It is also crucial to follow aftercare instructions carefully to minimize the risk of complications and ensure the best possible outcome for the tattoo.

In conclusion, tattoos are generally safe when performed by a licensed and experienced tattoo artist using sterile equipment. However, like any medical procedure, there is always a risk of complications or adverse reactions. It is important to choose a reputable tattoo artist, follow aftercare instructions, and seek medical attention if you have any concerns or questions.

New Tattoo Aftercare

Leave tattoo bandage on for 3 days
Remove tattoo bandage, wash thoroughly with warm water and soap.
Make sure to clean the tattoo area of all blood and plasma.
Pat dry tattoo with a clean towel. Apply a thin layer of scent/dye free lotion.
Wash and moisturize tattoo 2-3 times a day until healed.
No swimming, tanning, or hot tubs for 2 weeks.

(The tattoo is going to itch, this is your skin healing, do not scratch; You will damage the tattoo.)

Your tattoo will go through different stages of healing (e.g Scabbing, flaking, peeling) it is all normal, let it come off on its own; don’t panic or pick at it. 

Expect your tattoo to go through a phase called “The Uglies” where it will look old and faded–this is a normal part of the healing process. If you have any concerns or questions about your tattoo please don’t hesitate to call, our goal is for you to have a great healing tattoo. 

NEOSPORIN ON TATTOO

Is generally not recommended to use Neosporin or any over-the-counter antibiotic ointments on a new tattoo. Tattoos require a specific type of aftercare to promote proper healing and prevent infection. Using Neosporin or other topical antibiotics can interfere with the healing process and create a breeding ground for bacteria, which can lead to an infected tattoo.

Tattoo aftercare typically involves keeping the area clean and moisturized with a specialized aftercare product recommended by your tattoo artist. Applying a thin layer of petroleum jelly, such as A&D ointment, or a fragrance-free lotion can help keep the skin moisturized and prevent scabbing.

If you have concerns about your new tattoo or if you experience any redness, swelling, or discharge, it’s best to seek medical attention. Your doctor or tattoo artist can assess the condition of your tattoo and determine the appropriate course of action.

In conclusion, it is not recommended to use Neosporin or any over-the-counter antibiotic ointments on a new tattoo. The best approach to tattoo aftercare is to keep the area clean and moisturized with a specialized aftercare product recommended by your tattoo artist. If you have concerns, seek medical attention.

TATTOO ITCHING

If you’re itching to scratch at your tattoo, you’re certainly not alone.

A tattoo is most susceptible to itchiness when it’s fresh, but this can occur at any stage of the healing process. When you get a new tattoo, the skin is damaged with needles and ink, which can cause itchiness at some point.

Still, no matter what the cause, you should never scratch at your tattoo — especially if it’s new ink that’s still healing. This can lead to serious damage to the tattoo, as well as the surrounding skin.

Normal healing process

When you get a new tattoo, your skin is literally recovering from a wound. The skin is inflamed and working on preventing infection and repairing itself. As the skin tissues heal, it’s normal to experience some itchiness.

Cool compresses

Cool compresses can ease itchiness while also reducing swelling. Ask your doctor before using any compresses around recent tattoos. It can take about two weeks for new tattoos to heal, according to The Nemours Foundation.

Keep the area moisturized

If your skin is both itchy and dry, the solution may rest in moisturizing. For old tattoos, choose either an oatmeal-based lotion or a thicker moisturizer made from cocoa butter. Stay away from products with colors and fragrances, as these may cause further irritation and may inadvertently increase the itch.

About Ranger Tattoo & Piercing

  • No Shop Minimum

  • Charge By Piece not by Hour

  • Walk-in Tattoo and Piercing ability

  • Schedule a free consolation today and get the tattoo and piercing you have wanted with a tattoo shop that is near you.