Tattooing is the latest trend nowadays. Although it makes you look stylish, it is painful and even cause healing problems if customers fail to follow directions. Here are some basic and must follow instructions avoid tattoo problems.
Follow the instructions given by the tattooist as they know which method works best for his work, and for his customers.
As tattoo is open wound, keep it clean. Most tattooists recommend hand-washing the tattoo very carefully with an anti-bacterial soap and allow it to air dry.
Do not overdo the moisturizer as it needs to breathe if it's to heal properly.
Don't expose your tattoo to the sun for at least two weeks. UV radiations are not a good thing.
Do not soak your tattoo for at least two weeks after it’s been done, so avoid bathing or swimming.
Do not scratch it or play with it. One remedy for the itch is to lightly pat or slap it with a clean paper towel.
Avoid working out. Working out could also cause the skin to break and become irritated, extending the tattoos healing procedure.
Using good quality tattoo after care products minimises threat of infection and helps to minimise scabbing.