The desire to decorate your body leads a person to a tattoo parlor. This industry is developing rapidly, new technologies for applying images are emerging. The desire to decorate oneself with a tattoo overrides even the fear of pain.
Where to get a tattoo
Tattoos should be applied in a specialized salon with an experienced master who knows a lot about his business and will be able to fulfill any customer's requirements. In addition to professionalism, success will also depend on the observance of elementary rules that will help preserve the tattoo for many years. The tattoo requires proper care, otherwise it may fade, lose its clear outline, and begin to blur.
Tattoos take 1 to 2 weeks to heal. This period is individual for everyone and will depend on proper care of the damaged skin at the site of the drawing. During the entire period of wound healing, it is necessary to ensure that the damaged area of the skin does not dry out, and crusts and cracks do not form on it. Otherwise, the crust may fall off along with the paint, and the tattoo will lose its attractiveness, will be unpainted in places and will require additional work on it.
How to treat a wound
After the master has applied the image to the body, he wipes the surface of the skin with an antibacterial agent and applies a compress in the form of a film. It prevents infection from entering the wound and promotes rapid healing. The compress is applied once in the salon and removed after 3-4 hours. It is impossible to make lotions, to wrap a tattoo in the future.
In order for the wound on the site of the tattoo to heal quickly and without consequences, it is necessary to monitor it day and night. When drawing a pattern on the skin, its top layer is affected. From time to time, lymph flows out of the wound, which forms a crust. This moment should not be missed and the lymph should be washed off in a timely manner with warm water using antibacterial soap. After washing, the wound should be blotted with a dry napkin and applied with Bepanten ointment. This product is well suited for the rapid regeneration of skin cells, prevents the removal of pigment. It is best to get tattoos in your free time from work, so that you can stay at home for at least three days and properly take care of your new tattoo.
To prevent damaged skin from drying out, it must be constantly lubricated with ointment. It is forbidden to wet the tattoo and rub it with a washcloth. In the early days, it may seem that the image is dull, but this is all fixable. Over time, the drawing will be as it was intended. The tattoo may be covered with a thin film that will peel off as the wound heals.
For the first few weeks, you should give up tight-fitting clothing that will touch and press on the tattoo. It is better to give preference to spacious outfits made from natural fabrics.