Tattooed for Life: Must Know Facts about Skin Care
Listen to the tattoo artist: In order to prevent air borne bacteria from entering your fresh ‘wound’, the artist will bandage the skin. Leave this alone! It is a thick absorbent bandage and you will be asked to leave it on for a minimum of two hours or 24 hours.
If your tattoo artist covers the skin with a plastic, remove it completely, since you want the skin to breath.