Healing time for tattoos varies. It can take months before a tattoo is fully healed, and sometimes you may find that it never heals 100%.

What is the healing process like for a tattoo?

Healing varies from person to person. It is important not to pick at the scabs as this will prolong the healing process. After your tattoo heals it will look vibrant and fresh for 1-3 days, after which it will begin to fade naturally over the course of approximately one month.

When can I get my next tattoo?

Your next tattoo can be done anywhere from one week to two years after your last session. We advise waiting at least 6 months in between sessions so that your skin has time to heal fully and you leave with the best results possible.

It is important not to pick at scabs or let them get dry, this will prolong the healing process and could cause your tattoo to look faded.

How do I take care of my new tattoo?

The best way to take care of your new tattoo is to keep it clean and moisturized. Wash it gently with a mild antibacterial soap and warm water twice a day, making sure to pat it dry afterwards.

Apply a small amount of Aquaphor or A&D ointment to it at least once a day. It is important not to pick at the scabs as this will only prolong the healing process and cause your tattoo to look faded.

When can I sleep on my tattoo?

You can sleep on your tattoo as soon as it is healed. The best way to ensure that it heals properly is to keep it clean and moisturized.

Wash it with a mild antibacterial soap and warm water twice a day, making sure to pat it dry afterwards. Apply a small amount of Aquaphor or A&D ointment to it at least once a day.

Can I go swimming with my new tattoo?

You can go in the shower and swimming as soon as your tattoo is healed. The best way to ensure that it heals properly is to keep it clean and moisturized. Wash it with a mild antibacterial soap and warm water twice a day, making sure to pat it dry afterwards. Apply a small amount of Aquaphor or A&D ointment to it at least once a day.

Can I go to the beach with my new tattoo?

You can go to the beach as soon as your tattoo is healed as long as you take proper precautions. The best way to ensure that it heals properly is to keep it clean and moisturized.

Wash it with a mild antibacterial soap and warm water twice a day, making sure to pat it dry afterwards. Apply a small amount of Aquaphor or A&D ointment to it at least once a day.

What happens if I still have a scab on my tattoo when I go in for my next session?

If you still have a scab on your tattoo when you go in for your next session, the artist will will have to remove it before they can start working. This could cause your tattoo to look faded or uneven.

It is important to allow your tattoo to heal completely before your next session.

Conclusion

Tattoo healing is different for everyone. It can take months before a tattoo is fully healed, and sometimes you may find that it never heals 100%.

The best way to take care of your new tattoo is to keep it clean and moisturized. Wash it gently with a mild antibacterial soap and warm water twice a day, making sure to pat it dry afterwards. Apply a small amount of Aquaphor or A&D ointment to it at least once a day.

You can sleep on your tattoo as soon as it is healed, and you can go swimming and to the beach as long as you take proper precautions.

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