Remove the bandage as soon as you get home. Do not leave on for more that 2 hours. Rinse of tattoo with cool water and antibacterial soap. Always pat your tattoo dry with a clean lint free towel. Wash it regularly. After 2 days apply only non-scented lotion after showering. DO NOT USE ANY AQUAPHOR/A&D OINTMENT/VASELINE orNEOSPHORINE. Allow your tattoo to heal naturally with lotion. Some areas may look shiny dull and look ugly during the healing time. This is normal do not freak out. Do not pick scabs. It may take up to 4 full weeks for your tattoo to heal.