After Care

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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.



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