Tattoo Aftercare: How Often You Should Put Lotion On Your New Tattoo

Everyone is obviously very excited about the prospect of getting a new tattoo. While some get tattoos as a symbol of something emotional or meaningful, some might get one on the spur of the moment. However, if one thing remains uniform in both cases is that you have to care for your tattoo once you get it done and be very diligent about it.

The initial weeks after you get a tattoo are very crucial as the skin is extremely fragile due to the trauma caused by the tattoo needle. This is also quite obvious considering that within a span of just 60 seconds, the needle penetrates your skin thousands of times. Yes, it is that intense.

Your main purpose here should be to make sure that your tattooed skin remains soft, nourished, and supple. If the area becomes too dry, not only can your tattoo crack, but it might … Read More