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Owner Shirley McHattie, is a well-known name and face within the aftercare market and is the successful business mind behind The Aftercare Company long established brand.
A major part of the company’s success is credited to how closely Shirley has worked with her manufacturers over the last 17 years of trading. This relationship and trust has ensured that the quality and consistence of all of our products have remained at the highest possibly standard.

   " I started The Aftercare Company with a passionate belief that natural ingredients are essential to an effective aftercare product. My skin care range is authentic, effectual, and chemical and paraben free. It is approved under the Humane Cosmetic standard.”  
                                                            - Shirley Jaffrey

Founded in 2000, The Aftercare Company is a market leader in providing aftercare solutions for use after tattooing, piercing and laser treatments. We are one of the longest established aftercare companies in the world and Britain’s longest serving company.

The success of our skin care range has allowed us to continue developing new and authentic aftercare products and treatments, and guaranteeing that we provide quality, therapeutic, cost effective aftercare solutions.


All our products are produced in Laurencekirk, Scotland, and with our workshop situated at the edge of the Grampian Mountains; it is an ideal location for blending natural products.
Our manufacturing facility complies fully with the Good Manufacturing Standard, a trade certificate of excellence. Using only the highest quality ingredients from nature’s abundant pharmacopeia, we guarantee that our skin care products are 100% natural. None of our Aftercare products contain paraben preservatives, petroleum, lanolin, food colours or nut oils.
We are approved by Cruelty Free International and have recently become one of the first aftercare companies to fall in regulation with the Public Health White Paper law that is being introduced throughout the EU.


The Aftercare Company sales office is based in Ellesmere Port, UK.
Orders can be taken there from individual customers, studios or salons either by calling us direct or by simply placing an order online. 
We also work with many established UK and International distribution who stock our products. A complete list of these businesses can be found here;
We are continually searching for new or established distributors around the globe to help expand our network further, if you would like more information about stocking our products then please email all enquires to


•  Shirley was a finalist in the Women in Business category in Cheshire Business Awards 2005, and North West Woman in Business 2008. 
•  She was also nominated for Cheshire Woman of the year 2008 for professional Achievement.
•  The Tattoo Aftercare® recipe won the first ever Golden Bunny award from the BUAV in 2005.
•  The Aftercare Company was selected as one of the top 100 companies to go forward to the 2010 Barclays Trading Places Awards.
•  The Aftercare Company won the Bronze Award for best innovative product from Britain’s Best Business Awards 2012
•  A1 Business Excellence Awards 2015 Skin Care Range of the Year - UK - Business Woman of the Year - Cheshire

The Scots are renowned worldwide for their skill in the art of blending and it was a Scot who created these all natural blended products.

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