Sterilization & Procedures

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Stencil Prep & Application Procedure

STENCIL PREPARATION

    1. Clean hands (wash or sanitize).
    2. Photocopy drawing or tracing at 1 or 2 exposure settings darker than normal.
    3. Cut out design from photocopy. Cut as close to the design as possible.
    4. Strategically place photocopy face up on the yellow sheet of the thermofax paper (underneath the dark purple ink sheet).
    5. Make sure that thermofax is set properly.
    6. Run carrier sheet through thermofax. (crease side first)
    7. Remove paper from carrier sheet.
    8. Cut out stencil and save remaining thermofax paper for another design.
    9. Carry stencil (include yellow backing) to station and place on the holding area.
    10. Now you have your stencil!

STENCIL PREPARATION

    1. Have client stand naturally, arms by side, relaxed, etc.
    2. Clean hands (wash or sanitize).
    3. Don two gloves.
    4. Apply thin layer of stencil adhesive.
    5. Line up and place stencil (violet side down on skin and press firmly), ensuring it is straight and even, taking the contours of the body into consideration.
    6. Peel off paper slowly. Make sure stencil is clear and bold.
    7. Make sure client is happy with placement of the stencil.
    8. Place stencil, stencil side up, on the yellow backing onto holding area.
    9. If placement is off and removal is necessary, use alcohol and a paper towel to remove stencil, let dry, Re-clean area with Techni-Care, let dry, apply stencil stuff, then re-apply stencil.
    10. Let dry 5 – 10 minutes.
    11. Remove gloves.
    12. Clean hands (wash or sanitize).