After Care

Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Tattoo Information and other Body Art topics.

After I get a tattoo, what should I protect it with?

After Care

After you get your tattoo, the tattoo artist should put a salve on your new tattoo, a gauze, tape the gauze around the tattoo area, and then wrap in plastic wrap to preserve a sterile zone until you get home. About 2 hours later, take a shower and lightly rinse the tattoo. Then pat dry, and apply salve as recommended by your artist.

   

Comments

Nobody has commented on this tip yet. Be the first.



Name:


URL: (optional)


Comment:


Not finding the advice and tips you need on this Body Art Tip Site? Request a Tip Now!


Guru Spotlight
William Pirraglia