How do you care for a new tattoo?
I'll tell you what,if your tattoo artist you are going to see
does not give you complete instructions on how to care for your new
tattoo then do yourself a favor an go see a real tattoo artist that
does ,you will be so glad you did !
Hubby just got his first tattoo last night. The artist told us to wash it with cool water and antibacterial soap. Apply the soap with your finger and rub lightly. DO NOT scrub or rub it hard. When done, rinse with cool water and pat dry. Then apply antibiotic ointment very lightly. You need to let the skin breath but still apply a very thin layer of ointment. Do this process 3-4 times a day for 3-4 days. After that apply a white NON scented lotion to it periodically to keep it moist.
Eyeball tattoos are not done on the eye. Eyeball tattoos are representative of a "third eye" that is often done on the back ("watch your back") for protection or vigilance. The care of such a tattoo is no different than any other design. The tattoo artist will provide you with instructions for caring for a new tattoo.
If you have a new tattoo it isn't recommended to have your tattoo in water for an extended amount of time. If you are going in the water you could use medical tape, saran wrap, and whatever ointment your tattooist recommends for the healing process. I, personally, would put ointment on the tattoo, cover it with the saran wrap and then use the medical tape to hold it on. Doesn't sound very attractive, but it…
Tattoo artists are licensed by the state in which they work. Requirements include proper care and sterilization of equipment to meet and exceed health and safety standards. Some equipment is disposable and other types are re-used after sterilization. Talk to the tattoo artist about his/her procedures and policies. All are happy to discuss details.
A Tattoo is like any wound, and first needs to be treated from the possibility of infection. After that, keeping the skin moist so it can heal is the preferred method of care, similar to treating a skin burn area. With the proper care when it's healing, you'll have little scarring or ink bleedout, and the tattoo will last for many years. My own tattoos are 28 and 23 years old, and they haven't changed…
Depending on the age of the tatoo. If it is new then the chemicals could smudge or deface the tattoo as well as drying out the skin and messing up the design. If it is a new tattoo then you shouldn't use nair but just shave. Also if is a new tattoo, lotion should be used to keep it moisturized to keep it form peeling and being ruined. if it is an old tattoo then…