- Do not re-bandage your tattoo.
- Always wash your hands before touching your tattoo. Do not use a washcloth or anything abrasive on the tattoo.
- Do not pick or scratch your tattoo.
- Avoid hot tubs, public pools and the ocean during the healing process.
- Do not over soak your tattoo with water while in the shower.
- Avoid direct sunlight or tanning beds for a few weeks. Definitely avoid tanning oils, lotions and sand.
- Avoid tight fitting clothes which might irritate a new tattoo.