Aftercare Skin Cleanser
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
May. 13, 2013
This review is for: SOLabs’ PurSan 118mL Skin Cleanser
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This was purchased directly from Science Options Laboratories Inc. It is a very nice sized bottle of 118mL with a flip-top cap to prevent cross contamination. It is paraben-free, fragrance-free, replenishes natural emollients, purifies skin, hydrates the skin and prevents damage caused my dryness, kills odour-causing bacteria, and contains Chloroxylenol (PCMX).
This soap is amazing. By far my favourite soap I have tried. All of my clients who have tried it also swear by it. It makes your skin very soft afterward, and lathers amazingly. You use a raindrop sized amount on your finger, and it will lather your entire tattoo! Using very little it also lasts quite a long time. I’ve had a repeat client use this for five tattoos, and still have a little bit left. It is used for aftercare, not for use during a tattoo. It is also designed to work in tandem with PurKlenz, and PurTect. This way when artist, and client use the PurLine there is no chance of reaction between soaps, and ointments.
Recommended usage protocols can be found on their website for both tattoo, and piercing aftercare. Their usage protocols for tattooing are pretty spot on. Their MSDS for the product is also available there. The only difference I recommend to my clients is to not use it under running water, and to wait at least one hour before applying your aftercare ointment. This is to prevent water logging of your tattoo. Their protocols are as follows: Apply PurSan to hands to wash and rinse hands, wet the tattooed area to be washed, apply a small amount of PurSan to freshly washed hands and gently rub the tattoo area, rinse fully under running water, gently pat dry with a clean towel, apply appropriate aftercare ointment, repeat 2-3 times a day for seven days.
It is very difficult to use this product incorrectly. It is designed phenomenally. SOLabs is also very good for taking the advice of their clients, and other tattoo artists, and are always working on their formula to improve their product for the tattoo industry. They work to make the clients, and industry better rather than to make a quick buck. The only thing I can see people doing is using too much, but really—from experience—all that will do is make you need to put forth extra effort to make sure you rinsed all the soap off of your tattoo. However, being as you use very little this soap is a must have for anyone who is thinking of getting a tattoo. It is inexpensive, and goes a very long way. I’d also like to mention that their packaging is amazing. PurSan is shipped sealed, and covered in a protective barrier.
PurKlenz, PurTect and PurSan are available in Canada at www.solabs.ca and distributed by Eikon Device, BodyArtPro (PurKlenz only) and Bowers Medical Supply. See the American website www.purklenz.com for a list of Canadian and American Distributors selling PurKlenz and PurTect in the U.S.A. Note, PurSan should be available in the U.S.A. soon.
PurSan is by far my favourite soap on the market. It easily gets 5 out of 5, and I request everyone I speak with to use it. Using the entire PurLine is a safe and easy way to prevent reactions with products, and they work amazingly well. Everyone should use it.