Remove the bandages after 2-3 hours. Do not re-bandage the tattoo.
Carefully wash your tattoo with warm water and unscented anti-bacterial soap. Make sure the water does not directly touch the tattooed surface. Gently lather, and do not scrub the surface of the tattoo.
Let the area air-dry or pat it down gently with a paper towel.
Apply a thin layer of specialized tattoo moisturizer (Tat Wax/ Tattoo Goo) 3 to 5 times a day. If you prefer, you can also use A & D ointment.
Peeling and flaking of skin is normal. DO NOT pick or scratch your tattoo.
Things to Avoid
Do not soak your tattoo.
Avoid Swimming, bathing, saunas and hot tubs.
Avoid exposure to direct sunlight, UV rays, and tanning.
Do not wear tight fitting clothing, shoes, jewelry that can irritate the tattoo.
Always wash your hands before handling the tattoo.