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How often do you moisturize your tattoo?
Last Updated: 26th June, 2020
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Herein, can you over moisturize a tattoo?
Don't Over-Moisturize On the other end of the spectrum,don'tover-moisturize your tattoo if youwantto avoid peeling or itching. "A thin layer is better thandrowningthe tattoo in goo and will help it heal faster,"InkedMagazine advises.
Similarly, how do you take care of a tattoo long term? Long-term tattoo aftercare tips
- Keep it clean. Wash your skin daily with a gentle,unscentedsoap.
- Stay hydrated. Drink plenty of water to keep yourskinmoisturized.
- Watch what you wear. Wear SPF clothing so the sun won'tfadeyour tattoo.
- Avoid excess weight gain or loss. You could stretch outordistort the tattoo.
Thereof, what happens if you don't moisturize your tattoo?
Over moisturizing can lead to clogged poresbreakouts in the skin that can ruin your tattoo.Overmoisturizing can also cause oozing and discomfort.Atattoo is an open wound, and like any open wound dryingoutand minor scabbing is part of the healing process and shouldnotlead you to over moisturize.
Can I use Vaseline on my tattoo?
Whilst Vaseline is a product that manypeoplewould generally associate with being good at protecting andhealingwounds, it is actually a very bad product to use on anewtattoo. Without generous amounts of fresh air due tothethick vaseline, the tattoo will generallytakemuch longer to heal.