Tattoo care

Read our guide to the best care for your new tattoo

Finishing: How to care for your tattoo

  • Leave the bandage on your new tattoo for a minimum of 2 hours, but a maximum of 24 hours.​
  • Remove all clotted blood as well as remnants of ointment.
  • Wash with soap and water.​
  • Do not scrub or scratch the tattoo.​
  • Apply a thin layer of ointment. Avoid further use of bandage.
  • Wash the tattoo at least twice a day for 10-14 days. Apply a thin layer of ointment after each wash - you may want to apply the ointment an additional 3-5 times daily in a thin layer. Always wash your hands before touching your new tattoo.

  • Never use an ointment other than the one you have been instructed by Tattoo Ole.

  • Avoid exposing the tattoo to direct sunlight for the first 3 months.​
  • ​Avoid water that contains bleach, steam baths and sauna in the first month.

Good advice

A beautiful tattoo is an interaction between the artist and the customer. We are professionals to put the pigment perfectly under your skin in the desired design, but that is only half of the tattooing process. When you leave the store, the other half is up to you - to take care of your new tattoo and that the healing process goes as it should. You need to be careful not to scratch, unnecessarily stress and avoid hitting your new tattoo. This can disturb the pigments and the result will not be as desired., It can be purchased here.

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It is always a good idea to take care of yourself, both inside and outside the body.

We are always ready if you are the slightest bit in doubt about how to best take care of your tattoo. Contact us and we can guide you to the best result.

Contact information

Copenhagen department

003-maps-and-flags  Nyhavn 17, 1051 København K​

002-phone-call  +45 33 15 90 86​​

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Faroe Islands department

003-maps-and-flags  Tròndargøta 29, 100 Tòrshavn​

V-tal 651966​​

002-phone-call​  00298775050

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- A true connection to history.

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12:00 – 20:00​


12:00 – 20:00​


12:00 – 20:00​


12:00 – 20:00​

Changes in opening hours are taken into account.

Closed Monday and Sunday in the Faroe Islands. Open 12-20.

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