A tattoo is a personal and permanent work of art. It is also a type of wound. Tattoo machines use a fast-moving needle to inject ink deep into the skin. However, athletes particularly love tattoos. Athletes and tattoos are like two friends that never leave each other. They like to express themselves inside the court. They also want to look cool to intimidate their opposing teams. Some athletes use some stuff like masks, arm sleeves, etc. to make them look cooler.
That said, just as proper care ensures that a painting can hang in a gallery undamaged for years, tattoo aftercare is an important part of preserving a tattoo.
Tattoo aftercare can be confusing, especially if it is the athlete’s first tattoo. This guide will provide detailed instructions on how to care for a new tattoo and keep your skin looking good.
Cover It Up
The artist should apply a thin layer of antibiotic ointment over the tattoo and then cover the area in a bandage or plastic wrap. This covering improves your skin and prevents bacteria from getting into it. It also protects the tattoo from rubbing onto your clothes and getting irritated.
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