If you have decided to get a new tattoo you should know that complications can happen due to the heat, the sun, and even insect bites.
Follow these tips and you will have no complications of any kind.
Basic care of a freshly done tattoo
First, you need to clean the area with an antiseptic.
Second, you will have to cover the tattoo within 24 hours of getting it done with a waterproof and microorganism-proof sheet suitable for direct contact with wounds.
Read this previous post if you want to know more about how long should you keep a new tattoo wrapped covered.
Remember to use a good moisturizing cream for at least 2 weeks to allow the skin to recover its elasticity.
Only if advised by a doctor, you can apply an antibiotic ointment to avoid infections during the first 5 days.
If all goes well, the area will be recovered in 4 to 6 weeks.
It is very probable that you still have doubts about how you should take care of your new tattoo, that is why we recommend you to read the complete post where you will find relevant information that can help you How to take care of your new tattoo