Why is my tattoo still red?

I got my tattoo about 5 days ago, and its on my forearm. Im a fairly skinny guy so I dont think that would affect the healing process. I use an anti-bacterial soap and Lubriderm to sanitize the area about 2-3 times a day. It has already starting peeling but its still red in some areas. Am i doing something wrong?... show more I got my tattoo about 5 days ago, and its on my forearm. Im a fairly skinny guy so I dont think that would affect the healing process. I use an anti-bacterial soap and Lubriderm to sanitize the area about 2-3 times a day. It has already starting peeling but its still red in some areas. Am i doing something wrong? This is my first tattoo and its covering my entire forearm.
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