How soon is it safe to apply sunscreen to a new tattoo ...

Jul 08, 2007 · How soon is it safe to apply sunscreen to a new tattoo? I have had my tattoo for a week, and it is doing beautifully! I have diligently followed the aftercare instructions my artist provided. My question is pertaining the use of sunscreen. The tattoo has peeled and is now sort of grainy/dry, but very clean, to look at. I have NO plans to be in ...…

How soon is it safe to apply sunscreen to a new tattoo?

Jan 18, 2011 · The tattoo is on my inner wrist, so it’s not "showing" all the time. At this point, would a sunscreen be appropriate, or an irritant? I purchased a Neutrogena SPF 30 stick of sunscreen that looks like a smaller version of a deodorant stick :), and I’m not sure if the ingredients would harm or fade, or irritate my freshly inked tattoo.…