1.  After 3 hours, remove the bandage gently and wash with warm water and mild soap. DO NOT REBANDANGE
  2. Apply a thin film of A&D Ointment, Aquaphor or Bacitracin 3 times a day for the next 5 days. After 5 days, use fragrance free lotion until skin returns to its pre-tattoo condition.
  3. Stay out of sunlight and tanning booths until tattoo is healed. (At least 10-12 days.)
  4. Do not soak tattoo in tub, sauna, jacuzzi or go swimming while your new tattoo is healing. Showers are fine.
  5. Do not rub or pick the treated area while it is healing. Loss of color and/or infection could occur.
  6. Extreme sun and exposure over the years can and will fade your tattoo.