Simple tattoo aftercare instructions

simple tattoo aftercare instructions by Sumina Shrestha, Tattoo Artist Nepal

Things to Do

  • Always wash your hands before touching your tattoo.
  • Remove the bandage/wrap in 1-2 hours after getting your tattoo.
  • Wash your tattoo with antibacterial soap and towel dry it.
  • Apply tattoo ointments as instructed by your tattoo artist two to three times a day.
  • Keep your tattoo clean and avoid hot water on your skin.

Things to avoid

  • Do not scratch your tattoo in the healing process.
  • Do not expose your tattoo to direct sunlight.
  • Avoid swimming and soaking in water until the tattoo heals.
  • Do not wear clothing items that rub against your tattoo.

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