If you have just gotten a tattoo, you’ll need to take special precautions in your life. Basically, a tattoo is like an open wound so you should treat it as such. Make sure it’s covered and don’t touch it to ensure that it doesn’t get infected. Also, to ensure your ink designs stays vibrant, you’ll want to use sunscreen if the ink is exposed to the UV radiation of the sun. Finally, make sure not to soak in any water until the tattoo has fully healed.
- If you just got a tattoo, you should keep it covered to prevent it from rubbing on your clothes.
- One mistake that new tattoo recipients make is that they don’t protect their inked skin against sunlight.
- It’s important not to soak in water after your get a tattoo until your skin is healed.
“A tattoo is basically an open wound, so keeping it covered (and your hands away from it) prevents bacteria from getting into your skin.”
Read more: https://greatist.com/health/tattoo-aftercare