Tattoos are beautiful tattoo designs that will last a lifetime. They are made by inserting irremovable ink into the dermis layer of epidermis to change the color. Proper aftercare has to be provided after tattooing, to achieve the best healing, resulting in most attractive tattoo with fewer complications in phrase. Tattoo aftercare varies from person to person and artist to artist. Usually your tattoo artist will provide instructions on, “how to be mindful of your new skin icon?”. But, it’s better to be prepared of these instructions prior to getting your tattoo. Tattoo aftercare is simple, if you properly follow the guidance.
Usually the tattoo artists, cover your tattoo by using a bandage, cling wrap or gauze. You have to make note of your new tattoo covered for two hours or overnight, depending on the scale of the tattoo and the advice of your tattoo artist. This is accomplished to prevent any bacteria getting the skin and keep away from the blood from clotting. When it’s time to remove the bandage, do so slowly and gently with clean hands. If the bandage sticks, stop peeling and pour cool water from the bandage and skin. Wait for an a few minutes and get started peeling again. Remember not to hurry while taking the bandage. Do it slowly and gently, to avoid peeling your skin or parts of the tattoo. Otherwise it will create a dull gap in your beautiful tattoo.
After removing the bandage, gently wash the area with warm water. Use a mild anti-bacterial soap free of deodorants or other chemicals. Rub the soap on the tattoo gently in conjunction with your fingers. Make positive you remove all traces of blood from it. After cleaning, pout cold water on the tattoo for a few minutes. The cold water will help the tattoo heal quickly, as it tightens the pores. Cold water also helps the color collection in. Now, gently pat the tattoo dry with a clean, dry pads. Don’t rub it dry.
Now, apply an unnaturally thin layer of antibacterial ointment like Neosporin or Bacitraycin, with your control. Do not apply thick layer of ointment, otherwise your skin cannot breath. A thin layer is enough to cover the tattoo, depending on its size.
Avoid hot tubs, pool water, or soaking in the tub during the 1st two weeks. This end up being to avoid the fading of the ink due to excess hydration and in order to the exposure to bacteria.
You have to maintain your tattoo clean in order to be able to bacterial infection. Wash the tattoo much less than twice a day for the first week. Apply ointment on the tattoo 4-6 times for the first three period. It will keep the tattoo moisturized and prevent its fading.
The Wave tattoo studio
Carrer dels Assaonadors, 24, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 603 30 76 87