Tattoo Cleaning - Fresh Tattoo and Showering

Use a very mild soap (such as liquid hand soap or dish soap) and water to clean the tattoo. Use only your fingers to lightly massage the soap onto your skin; do not use a cloth and do not scrub - this can easily abrade your skin and result in scarring. Gently pat the area dry with a cloth when finished.…

OSHA Compliance for Tattoo Parlors - US Bio-Clean

Markers used to draw designs onto the client’s skin must be single-use only. A new and sterile tattoo needle must be used in each client. For safety, use forceps to attach and remove tattoo needle into the machine. Never manipulate the needle, clean or used, by hand. Clean and single-use gloves must be readily available at the workplace.…