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The tattoo artist or someone in the studio will tell you about follow up care. You will generally leave with a paper towel or absorbent paper covering the tattoo, to keep the air off it, and the blood in. After about 2 hours, gently take a shower and wash the tattoo off, then put on a good layer of antibacterial salve or bag balm. Keep it out of the sun, and after a couple of days, use moisturizing lotion.