FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Many reputable artists use and recommend our tattoo aftercare products. To see a list please click the Locations link to the left or check out the H2Ocean ProTeam.
All H2Ocean products are water based formulas. They will allow a person’s skin to breathe. Products containing wax, oil or petroleum will suffocate the skin. By cutting off the air supply you end up damaging skin cells which then will not allow the ink to be retained properly. Also using A&D will prolong the plasma cycle or “oozing” process of a new tattoo. When this process is lengthened there is a greater chance for scabbing and ink loss. By recommending H2Ocean to your customers you are reducing their chances of something going wrong after they leave your studio. Finally, H2Ocean gives back to the tattoo community every day by sponsorships and donations to tattoo related charities and events.
We recommend between 3-6 times per day depending on your skin type. If you have dry skin then you may have to apply more often. When applying the aftercare product apply a small amount and gently rub until it is completely absorbed.
No, H2Ocean aftercare products are designed to work alone or in conjunction with other H2Ocean products. The enzymes used in our products are sensitive and if mixed with oil, wax or petroleum then they will not protect as designed.
No, H2Ocean tattoo aftercare products are water based. They do not contain petroleum or waxes. H2Ocean will not stick to your clothes or bed sheets either.
Body Piercing Aftercare
Cuts and scrapes – mouth infections – canker sores – pink eye – insect bites – sores throats – burns – any skin irritations- acne and blisters – fungi – razor burn or bumps – psoriasis – shingles
Yes, but we recommend using either flavor (wintergreen or lemon) of our mouthwash. The H2Ocean mouthwash is Alcohol and Fluoride Free. Xylitol is also added to the mouthwash to keep strep and plaque from bonding to your teeth and gums.
Yes, on top of being available online, H2Ocean Piercing Aftercare can also be purchased at your local Walgreens.
We cannot recommend any soap to use on piercings since they were not developed as an aftercare for wounds or piercings. By using H2Ocean the enzyme Lysozyme is absorbed into your wound and skin pores adding the exact elements your body needs for natural healing.
Yes, you should use H2Ocean from the start to avoid these problems but it may turn it around if used continually as directed. Keloids may be removed by soaking the H2Ocean on a clean paper towel or gauze pad placed on the piercing for a few minutes 2 times a day and continue spraying 3 to 5 times daily.
No, but if you would like to soak your piercing then use H2Ocean and saturate sterile gauze with H2Ocean Piercing Aftercare Spray and place over piercing for 5 to 10 minutes. Repeat twice a day in conjunction with following the normal directions for use of H2Ocean Piercing Aftercare Spray.
We recommend spraying a mist of the solution on the piercing every 3 to 4 hours, as the enzymes (Lysozyme) will remain active against bad bacteria for 4 to 5 hours. This may help keep infections from occurring. The salinity level of this product is isotonic to the cellular fluid matrix in humans therefore no burning will occur on the piercing. You cannot overuse H2Ocean.
Yes, and is also very effective on infected piercings and keloids. H2Ocean is extremely safe for micro dermal’s, navel, nipples, cartilage, facial and genital piercings.
No, saline solutions contain Sodium Chloride (.09%) and purified water. Sodium Chloride is refined salt (man made) which contains hydrogen, chlorine and sodium hydroxide. Man made salt is stripped off all trace elements and minerals that are essential for new cell development. Saline solution also does not contain an enzyme like H2Ocean. Saline solutions on the market also have a wide range of pH levels which may hinder healing. H2Ocean’s pH level is between 7.2 and 7.5. Natural healing is better than chemical healing.
Spray directly on pierced area and allow solution to dry and absorb into the skin. The enzymes in H2Ocean’s formula will start attacking the cell walls of bad bacteria and continue fighting off bacteria for up to 4 to 5 hours. Remember our formula does not harm any good bacteria essential to healing the body. The natural sea salt, which contains essential minerals, then goes to work feeding your body what it needs to nourish cells and increase cell regeneration. H2Ocean is the only aftercare formula that contains an antibacterial enzyme and healing agent and is in a sterile easy to use package.