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When is it safe to shave again?

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When is it safe to shave again?

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Did you get your tattoo on a place that you would normally shave? If you did– you’re probably wondering when you can shave again. The artist should have shaved the area before giving you your tattoo– so you ARE starting off with a clean shave. But after a few days that stubble will be hard to resist. But remember, your tattoo is an open wound. Do you shave over open wounds? NO! If you do– and there is any scabbing or raised areas, you could risk damaging the tattoo– and you paid too much and put too much effort in it to do that! You CAN shave around the tattoo area… but not directly over the tattoo until the last stage of healing has finished. The peeling stage. Once your tattoo has completely peeled– then you can shave. This means that the tattoo has no raised areas or scabbing left. It’s HEALED. And that, my friends, is the first SECTION of the Tattoo FAQ. Expect more to come– check back in this thread every so often to see if I’ve added more questions/answers.

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If you’ve got a new tattoo, especially if you are a woman, the question is going to come up as to when it’s safe to shave again. Of course, guys might need to know, too, depending on where they got the tattoo and where they usually shave. When you get a tattoo, the area will be completely shaved before it’s applied, so at least you’re starting off with smooth skin. After a couple days of stubble and bristly skin, the urge to shave can be overwhelming. Unfortunately, at this point, shaving is about as brutal on your tattoo as a weedwacker. The wound is still fresh, and especially if you have any scabbing or raised areas, you run the risk of damaging your artwork by running a razor across it. Chemical hair removers are just as bad if not worse – you never want to put anything like that on a fresh tattoo. Of course, you can shave the area around the tattoo. Be sure any and all creams, gels and/or hair follicles are cleaned away from the tattoo immediately afterward. Your tattoo will go th

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If you have got a new tattoo, especially if you are a woman, the question is going to come up as to when it is safe to shave again. Of course, guys might need to know, too, depending on where they got the tattoo and where they usually shave.

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