How to Take Care of Your Tattoo - webmd.com

Remove the bandage after 24 hours. Gently wash the tattoo with antimicrobial soap and water and pat dry. Apply a layer of antibacterial ointment twice a day, but don’t put on another bandage. Gently wash your tattoo area several times a day with soap and water and gently pat dry.…

6 Super-Important Steps to Caring for Your New Tattoo

May 14, 2019 · After you remove the bandage, you should wash your tattoo. Use lukewarm water and mild, liquid antibacterial or antimicrobial soap to gently remove any ointment, blood, and plasma and to completely clean the area. Provon Antimicrobial Lotion Soap is a good choice; it's a mild moisturizing cleanser specifically made for piercing and tattoo care. Never use a washcloth; it's too abrasive.…