The application of a tattoo is a traumatizing of the skin, which means that after performing such a procedure a person needs some time for rehabilitation.
While the "wounds" heal, it is important to ensure that the damaged body area is properly treated.
How long does it take to recover from a tattoo?
It is impossible to say exactly how long it will lastHealing of a tattoo, since there is no universal answer to this question. Much depends on the characteristics of the body, on how quickly the wounds on the body of a particular person are tightened. However, in any case, you need to adhere to the recommendations regarding the care of the tattoo, since this will greatly speed up the process.
Much depends on what part of the body was chosen for drawing the picture. As a rule, tattoos on the forearms heal faster, but most slowly on the ankles.
On average 2-3 days after applicationTattoos on the skin appears crust. It is not recommended to remove it - it will disappear when the healing process is over. After 7-10 days, as a rule, the rehabilitation period is already passing: the redness disappears, the skin no longer hurts, the entire cortex disappears. During this time, you should not scratch the area of the body where the tattoo was made, even if the itching becomes strong. To relieve the unpleasant sensations, use a soothing soft cream.
Typically, the healing of a tattoo lasts from 1 to2 weeks, but the rehabilitation period may be shorter or longer depending on the circumstances. If correction of the picture is required, be prepared for the fact that the healing time will increase approximately by half.
How to take care of a tattoo
After performing the procedure, the skin under the pattern andAround him blushes, there are unpleasant sensations. To facilitate the healing process, it is recommended to wear a bandage for some time on the damaged area of the body, and after removing it, gently wash the skin with cold water. Use a washcloth and a towel in the first 4-5 days after drawing the picture can not.
It is important that the bandage for the tattoo, as well as the clothes that you wear, was made of natural fabrics. When using synthetics, the risk of an allergic reaction is high.
To speed up the process of rehabilitation,It is recommended that at least twice a day gently wipe the skin with a tattoo of cotton wool soaked in alcohol infusions of calendula, and then rinse with cool water and grease with baby cream.
In the first 10 days after applying the tattooIt is strictly forbidden to visit the solarium, expose the damaged area of the skin to sunlight, go to the bath, swim in public pools, rivers, seas, and play sports