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September 30, 2018

To ensure the longevity and brightness of your tattoo, you will want to ensure that you follow your tattoo aftercare instructions to the tee. The first week after you've received your new tattoo is the most important time when determining how long your tattoo will last at its current quality level.

If you don't properly take care of your tattoo during this stage, it can lead to premature fading and spreading and it may require you to have several avoidable touch-up appointments. Let's go through some first week post-care instructions below: 

1. Washing Your Tattoo

When you leave Legend Tattoo, your Austin tattoo artist will have covered your tattoo in a thin layer of petroleum jelly and wrapped it up. After 24 hours, it will be yo...

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