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Old 14-03-2013, 11:25 AM   #11
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its supposed to do allsorts to ruin your tattoo yet mine seem fine.
Suppose thats why clinical trials on drugs are done on more than one person to make sure they work and are safe...
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Old 14-03-2013, 07:21 PM   #12
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Savlon for my first circa 1990. There was a chemist 2 doors down from the tattooist who did a roaring trade in it.

Strangely I went into a studio that I have never been tattooed in and they were still selling it as aftercare.

Naturally, I passed.
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Old 14-03-2013, 09:27 PM   #13
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My first few were using savlon about 17 years ago, then I didn't have any for a while but I think preparation h was the in thing.One half sleeve a few years ago I was told to use bep then 18 months ago when I got my second half sleeve i was advised to use savlon again, although he said I could use bep if I wanted to.I started using savlon but went back to bep as it seemed to scab less.Healed up ok using both though.
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Not that I've ever been told not to but I wouldn't want to use vaseline anyway cause its sticky and minging. I have always used savlon for the first couple of days whilst it's still fresh and once it starts to air out and dry up a bit then I use fragrance free Palmer's cocoa butter. Never had any problems at all.
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