New Tattoo Aftercare Guide and Product Info - Byrdie

May 14, 2019 · Getting your tattoo wet is OK, but soaking it is not. Yes, you can (and should!) shower with a new tattoo, as long as you don't completely soak it.Avoid swimming—whether in a pool, lake, or the ocean—and submerging your tattoo in a bath or hot tub for two to three weeks, though; this can cause serious damage.…