Velvet Lotus Tattoo

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Velvet Lotus Tattoo

Velvet Lotus Tattoo is an Iowa City tattoo parlor that offers quality, professional tattoos in a clean, sterile, yet comfortable, and friendly environment.

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1. Tattoo Stations have been spaced farther apart.

2. Artists and Staff will check temperature right before their shift. Clients will be contacted to reschedule if thier artist shows any signs of fever, cough, shortness of breath, body aches or sore throat. If the artist has come in contact with someone who tests postive for Covid-19. Appointment will be rescheduled without penalty.

3. Clients will be asked if they have any signs of fever, cough, shortness of breath, body aches, or if they have come in contact with someone who tests positive for Covid-19 in the past 14 days or if they have begun caring for someone who tests positive for Covid-19 before entering the studio. Appointment will be rescheduled without penalty.

4. Clients, Artists, and Staff will wash hands for at least 20 seconds upon entering the studio, after signing release form and during any breaks. Artists will wash hands prior to set up, during breaks, and after cleaning and disinfecting.

5. Maintain 6ft Social distancing while in the studio and not being tattooed.

6. Artists, Clients and Staff must wear a mask while in the studio. If a client does not have a mask, one will be provided for you.

7. Tattoos will be done on an appointment only basis. The door will remain locked. To secure an appointment, an $80 (NON REFUNDABLE) deposit is taken in person, over the phone, via Venmo or via PayPal. The deposit will come off the total price of the tattoo. Please provide us a 48 hour notice if needing to reschedule, and you can move your appointment to another time without losing your deposit. Walk-ins will not be permitted at this time to limit the amount of people in the studio. Just call when you arrive for your appointment. We will ask a few health screening questions and then allow entry.

8. Time between appointments will be scheduled to allow for cleaning public items like doorknobs, bathrooms, counters, ipads, pens, stencil area, printer, phones, and keyboards between clients.

While we will miss our hugs, fist bumps and hand shakes, please accept our no contact as our gratefulness for you business and support

1. Remove your tattoo bandage

Black Bandage: After 1-2 hours. With clean hands, wash your tattoo with antibacterial soap. Pat dry.

Second Skin Bandage: Leave bandage on for 24-48 hours. Bandage may seep under. If bandage starts to seep out, remove it and move to step 2!

2. Allow tattoo to air dry for about and hour then apply a small amount of Aquaphor or an unscented hand lotion.

3. Apply the Aquaphor 2-3 times daily. Just enough to moisturize your tattoo. Do not over moisturize or let get too dry.

4. The tattoo will flake. Do not pick or scratch!

5. Avoid saturating your tattoo in water. Shower is fine but no swimming, baths, hot tubs, etc.

6. Keep your new tattoo out of direct sunlight for about 60 days.

Consult your physician if signs or symptoms of an infection develop.


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