After you are done applying lotion in the morning, make sure to wash your hands very well with warm water and soap. Dry them off properly and then apply a little bit of lotion before going about your day. You want to make sure that you keep the tattoo area hydrated so that it can heal correctly.
Buy some soft cotton gloves in the size that will fit you. Use a pair of scissors to cut the fingers off and use them as mittens. They will protect your skin and prevent lotion from rubbing in completely.
Use a gentle baby soap to wash your hands daily as you continue to heal your tattoo. This will help prevent any scabs or irritation, while keeping the area clean and hydrated so that it can heal correctly.
Do not use lotion on the tattoo during the first period of recovery until the 7th day, as this could cause peeling skin which can attract dirt and bacteria that can’t be washed properly – leading to infection. Using a gentle soap will also help prevent scabs from forming.
Don’t use any lotion or oil on the tattoo that has been approved by a tattooist until you’re over the initial healing period. This protects your tattoo and reduces irritation while the skin heals.
Do not apply any kind of lotion to a new tattoo until 48 hours after it has been done because of the possibility of infection. So first use the sugar scrub that will help to soften your skin, then apply the appropriate lotion after the 48-hour waiting period is over.
It is also important to keep in mind that there are some tattoos you need to avoid until they are fully healed and healed for a while. If you have a tattoo done at a professional establishment, especially one that is regulated, the tattooist should be able to tell you what types of lotions or creams are okay.
If you have any questions about your healing process, please feel free to ask us about them. We like helping! We would be more than happy to answer all the questions and concerns that you may have about a new tattoo on your skin. We assure you that we will do everything possible to make sure that your new tattoo looks amazing when it’s completely healed.
When it comes to tattoo care tips and advice, we are aware of many different options out there.
When you get a tattoo, be mindful of the advice that your tattoo artist gives you.
It’s important to sleep with a new tattoo. Clean sheets and avoiding putting pressure on the area of the tattoo will help prevent infection.
Not taking care while under the sheets can lead to permanent damage to your tattoo or leave you with an infection.
This safeguards it from bacteria, your sheets, and accidental picking-up or ripping of the scabs.
It’s important to get enough sleep after getting a tattoo. This way your body has time to heal and you can avoid any potential
You’ll also forget to take care of your new tattoo. And one last reason why alcohol and tattoos don’t mix.: Sleep is vital for your health. Not getting enough sleep can lead to a variety of ailments in your body.
Insufficient sleep can have a negative effect on your health. Your sleep quality will be worse and you won’t get the rejuvenation your body need.
It is very easy to transfer dirt and microbes/germs onto the fresh tattoo from dirty hands.
Alcohol is a no-no even before you get tattooed because it can thin your blood, which can make the tattooing process more painful.
Drinking too much alcohol can make you more susceptible to getting sick.
The best tattoo artists will have a lot of experience and they’ll know what they’re doing. Follow their instructions.
Additionally, your artist will recommend a couple of aftercare instructions upon completion of the tattoo and you must follow them to the core.