Care for after you get a tattoo?

I have been considering getting my first tattoo. Just a tiny black semicolon near my hipbone, nothing bigger than an inch. After I actually get the tattoo, what kind of things will I need to do afterward and for how long? Any creams/oils or anything I need to make sure I avoid doing in that area? Or just any... show more I have been considering getting my first tattoo. Just a tiny black semicolon near my hipbone, nothing bigger than an inch. After I actually get the tattoo, what kind of things will I need to do afterward and for how long? Any creams/oils or anything I need to make sure I avoid doing in that area? Or just any general advise? I'm new at this.
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