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How am I supposed to clean my tattoo?
Clean tattoo with clean hands, warm water and antibacterial hand soap twice a day (Morning & Night)
Is there a certain type of soap I should not be using?
Do not use bar soap, only use antibacterial / anti microbial liquid soap
What kind of lotions or creams can I use on my tattoo? How long should I be using it?
Apply a thin layer of Aquaphor- (for the first week) and non scented /colored for the remaining three weeks of the healing process.
When and how often should I repeat the cleaning process?
Repeat the process morning and night, or after any time your tattoo was exposed to any outside elements.
Can I expose my tattoo to sun or water?
No swimming, soaking, or suntanning and exercise for At least 3-4 weeks. This does not mean you can’t take a shower, this means you can’t soak, do not pick or scratch tattoo.
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