How long is the healing process on a foot tattoo?

Getting my first tattoo in June and i orignally was going to get it on the shoulder but decdied to get it on my left foot where the fatty part is near the big toe , curious as to how long and how painful the recovery will be and do u gete xtremely swaollowen? and if anyonehas any tips on prevention oraftercare of... show more Getting my first tattoo in June and i orignally was going to get it on the shoulder but decdied to get it on my left foot where the fatty part is near the big toe , curious as to how long and how painful the recovery will be and do u gete xtremely swaollowen? and if anyonehas any tips on prevention oraftercare of the tatto it would be greatly appericated thanks :) and does numbing cream work?
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