Can I put face cream on my new tattoo?
You were very careful selecting your design, the right artist, and where to place your permanent tattoo on your body. Now the most important part begins – the healing process.
Improper tattoo healing care can lead to faded or damaged tattoos, infection or even ugly permanent scarring. Newly tattooed skin needs proper care and treatment to reduce the discomfort and irritation from inflamed and itchy skin. Along with avoiding sunlight and swimming, keeping your tattoo clean and well moisturized is crucial to ensuring a properly healed, beautiful tattoo...
What are essential oils used for?
Over hundreds of years, essential oils have been shown to treat a broad range of medical conditions including anxiety/stress, sleep, migraines, nausea, sinus congestion, even help with boosting immune system response.
One study found that those who breathed a mixture of ginger, spearmint, peppermint, and cardamom had significantly reduced nausea after surgery. Other research shows that lavender oil can lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol, resulting in reduced stress. It has been shown that inhaling lemongrass aroma before a stressful event can prevent anxiety.
Penelope is a Certified Aromatherapist, Licensed Massage Therapist and Licensed Esthetician with over 30 years of experience using natural healing to help people with their fight against pain.