Guide To Healthy Tattoo Aftercare

Use A Breathable Moisturizer


Part of the healing process means individuals should not put anything over top of the tattoo that will prevent it from breathing, including clothing and moisturizers. It is important to use a breathable moisturizer, such as vitamin E oil or some creams. Individuals can also use some ointments available over the counter at many stores. Additionally, there are bandages individuals can use that will allow for healing. When using a moisturizer or lotion, it is important not to put a thick layer on the tattoo. Not only will the tattoo not be able to breathe, but it may take some effort to get it off. So, individuals may end up applying too much pressure on the area or scratch the tattoo, neither of which is good for the healing process.

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