After a new tattoo, it's important to apply thicker ointments that will help with the initial stages of healing for at least the first 3 to 5 days . It is recommeded that you AVOID products made with dyes, alcohol or petroleum. This special SALVE is perfect for not only care right after getting your new tattoo, but also for keeping it moisturized and smooth for years to come. This unique salve is made with natural oils and butters. The product contains NO WATER and NO FRAGRANCE. It is a SOLID and the heat of your hand and skin will help to melt the salve into your skin. It will feel more like a body oil than a lotion. It is 100% natural. It is made with Vitamin E, Coconut Oil, Cocoa Butter, Shea Butter and Natural Oil. *Ointments containing COCOA BUTTER are recommended for your skin after the peeling occurs.