Preparation for the day before:

You should ideally use the tattoo numbing cream the day before your tattoo. Test the tattoo numbing cream on your desired tattoo site. This is to test how your skin reacts to the tattoo-numbing cream. It is normal for your skin to have some slight localized redness. The last thing you want to happen: is a painful tattoo process because you forgot to test the tattoo numbing cream the day before.
It is also important to avoid drinking any alcohol, beer, or milk for at least 24 hours before your appointment. Alcohol can reduce the effectiveness of the cream and cause pain and other side effects.

If you want to use anesthesia cream for a painless tattoo experience. Please follow the steps below:

1. CLEAN YOUR SKIN: Before applying the tattoo numbing cream. Clean the area thoroughly with soap and water. This will remove dirt, oil, and bacteria that may interfere with the cream’s effectiveness.

2. APPLY TATTOO ANESTHESIA CREAM: Use a generous amount of tattoo anesthesia cream. Apply a thick layer, about 2 millimeters thick, over the tattooed area. Make sure to cover the entire area to be tattooed.

3. Cover with plastic wrap: after applying the tattoo numbing cream. Cover the area with plastic wrap. This helps the tattoo numbing cream to absorb into the skin and prevents it from being rubbed off.

4. Wait for the numbing effect: Wait approximately 90 minutes. Then, remove the plastic wrap.

5. REMOVE EXCESS CREAM: Before the tattoo artist begins the tattooing process. The tattoo artist will wipe off the excess cream.

Tips for a painless tattoo experience:
In addition to using numbing cream, here are some additional tips that can help ensure a painless tattoo experience:
Eat a meal ahead of time: eating a balanced meal before your tattoo appointment will help stabilize your blood sugar levels and minimize the likelihood of feeling dizzy or nauseous during the tattoo process.
CHOOSE THE RIGHT TATTOO ARTIST: choose a tattoo artist who has a good reputation and is experienced in working with clients who use numbing cream.
Get enough sleep: Getting enough rest can help you better manage pain during the tattooing process.
Stay hydrated: drinking plenty of water before and during your tattoo will help improve the elasticity of your skin and make it easier for the tattoo artist to work on your skin.
Avoid alcohol: Avoiding alcohol for 24 hours before your tattoo will maximize the effects of the local anesthetic.

Frequently Asked Questions:

How long does the numbing effect of Tattoo Numbing Cream last?

If used correctly. Tattoo Numbing Cream lasts for 3-5 hours. For tattoos that require a longer time, you must take a short break during the session and reapply the Tattoo Numbing Cream as needed.

What do you think tattoo numbing cream is?

Tattoo numbing cream is a local anesthetic that temporarily blocks nerve signals in the skin, thereby reducing pain during the tattoo process. Using an anesthetic cream during the tattoo process is a great way to relieve pain and allow you to endure longer tattoo appointments.

How does tattoo anesthetic cream work?

Tattoo anesthesia creams work by blocking nerve signals in the skin, preventing pain signals from reaching the brain.

What is the science behind tattoo numbing creams and tattoo healing?

An interesting connection between tattoo numbing creams and tattoo healing lies in the following: the ingredients used in these products. Many tattoo numbing creams contain vitamin E and other ingredients such as aloe vera, that aid in the skin’s healing process. Vitamin E is known for its antioxidant properties, which help reduce inflammation and promote faster healing of the tattooed area. Meanwhile, the soothing and moisturizing properties of aloe vera can help reduce redness.

Can you use tattoo anesthetic cream before you get a tattoo?

Yes, you can use tattoo anesthesia cream before you get a tattoo. Professional tattoo artists recommend applying tattoo anesthesia cream before a tattoo appointment to ensure a more comfortable tattoo experience. However, it is important to follow the right steps when applying tattoo anesthetic cream and to maximize its effectiveness.

How long do you think tattoo-numbing creams last?

The numbing effect of our professional tattoo numbing cream typically lasts up to 3 hours. For larger tattoos or tattoos that require a longer time, you may need to reapply the numbing cream during the tattoo to extend the time and maintain effectiveness.

What do you know about tattoo-numbing creams and cultural perceptions?

The use of tattoo numbing cream: contributing to a shift in cultural perceptions of tattoos. In the past, tattoos were often associated with pain and toughness. The advent of tattoo numbing: has made the process of tattooing less daunting and allowed more people to explore the art of tattooing.

You may be wondering: does anesthesia cream affect the quality of my tattoo?

Our tattoo numbing cream will not affect the quality of your tattoo. However, it is important to remove any excess tattoo numbing cream before beginning the tattooing process, as it can interfere with the ink’s ability to penetrate the skin.

Are there any side effects or risks associated with tattoo numbing cream?

While most people do not experience any side effects from using tattoo numbing cream, some people with sensitive skin may experience irritation or allergic reactions. To be safe, and to avoid potential problems, spot-test the tattoo numbing cream on a small, inconspicuous area of skin before applying it to the entire tattoo area.

Can I use Tattoo Numbing Cream for permanent makeup?

Yes, tattoo numbing cream can be used for permanent makeup procedures. In fact, many permanent makeup artists use numbing creams to ensure a more comfortable experience for their clients. Just like with traditional tattoos, the proper application steps must be followed to maximize the numbing effect. Please note: This product is not safe for eyeliner tattoos.

What are the alternatives to tattoo numbing cream?

If you don’t want to use a tattoo numbing cream, there are alternatives to reduce the pain of the tattooing process, such as:
Mental preparation: mentally preparing for the pain can help you better tolerate the sensations of the tattoo process.
Tattoo numbing sprays: similar to tattoo numbing creams, tattoo numbing sprays can be used before a tattoo to numb the skin. However, they work best on broken skin.
Breathing: Practicing deep breathing techniques can help you relax and manage pain during the tattoo process.

What does tattoo numbing cream do?

Tattoo numbing creams stop the initial pain: when a tattoo needle pierces the skin, these creams stop the nerves from feeling the first pain. However, tattoo numbing creams do not penetrate deeper into the skin, so the nerves underneath the first layer will still feel it.
Tattoo Numbing Creams Make Pain Tolerable: Tattoo Numbing Creams still make the nerves feel pain, but they diminish the strength of the pain signals sent to the brain.


For those with a low pain tolerance or sensitive skin, using a tattoo numbing cream can significantly improve the tattoo experience. By following the proper application steps and discussing your plans with your tattoo artist, you can ensure that the tattooing process is more comfortable and painless.

Keep in mind that everyone’s experience will be different, and tattoo numbing creams may not eliminate all discomfort. However, with proper preparation and communication, you can make the tattoo process as comfortable as possible.

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