Do you tattoo minors?
Must be 18 Years of Age. We do not tattoo minors.
Do you accept credit card payments?
yes we do!
Do I have to be sober?
yes, because alcohol will thin your blood and make you bleed more during the process. Also, you don’t want to be that person getting a drunk tattoo, it’s not a good look for anybody.
Do you take walk-ins?
We take walk-ins based on availability each day, So be sure to call the shop to make sure we have time that day.
Is my deposit refundable?
Your shop deposit pays for the artists time, and secures your spot with the artist. Each artists spends ample time drawing, preparing, and customizing your fine art tattoo, and this deposit secures that their time is not wasted by no-shows. The tattoo deposit is not refundable, and will be kept by the artist working on your custom piece int he case of cancellation or no-show. The deposit does come out of the price of the tattoo during your final session.
Each artist is blood born pathogen certified. Our shop keeps to an impeccable practice of cleanliness and sanitation, and even employs a professional cleaning service to keep to the highest standards.
How do I heal my tattoo using Vitalitree ointment?
If your artist instructed you to use a “wet healing” technique, you will Wash the tattoo with anti bacterial soap then pat dry with paper towels and apply a small amount of Vitalitree 3 times a day for 7 days. Vitalitree is a natural, effective healing product line that uses organic candela, tepezchouite extract, and chamomile to remove swelling, and aid your tattoo in healing quickly and safely.
How do I heal my tattoo using tegaderm?
If your artist wants you to heal this way, the artist will supply you with the tegaderm. The first piece will be placed on your tattoo immediately following your appointment. After 24 hours, or if it starts leaking, Clean and dry your new tattoo and surrounding skin, no lotion or ointment is necessary. Peel off the paper backing of Tegaderm to reveal the adhesive side, Gently apply over the tattoo, leaving about 1 inch of the bandage in contact with undamaged skin around the tattoo. The first piece of Tegaderm should stay on for 8-16 hours, depending on how much the tattoo bleeds. It’s normal for blood and fluids to collect under the bandage, The 2nd piece can be worn for up to 4 days.
Getting the Tattoo You Want
How do I choose an artist for my tattoo?
Each artist has their own style and preference of projects. To begin to choose an artist, we suggest checking out their individual instagram accounts for the most up-to-date work they’ve done. If you are having a hard time choosing an artist, you can always email email@example.com with reference photos and size and placement details, and the support staff at the shop will try to help you find the best artist for your piece. When you’ve decided on an artist, it’s best to contact them directly, all information on contacting each individual artist is listed on their artists bio page. Also, feel free to stop in and say hello to us at the front desk, we are friendly and love to help!
What am I getting into exactly?
Realistically, it feels like a touch of pain coupled with an annoying, intense vibration and the sensation that someone is dragging a needle across your skin. Because that’s exactly what they’re doing. Be sure to to get a full nights sleep and eat a full meal before your tattoo session.
What if I want a large tattoo?
When you have the artist picked out, you will set up a consolation to talk with the artist and make you get exactly what you want. You and the artist will also make further appointments if needed depending on the size of the tattoo.
How should I prepare for a long tattoo session?
For long tattoo sessions you will want to eat breakfast before hand. Make sure to not have too much caffeine, and to get ample sleep the night before. Wear comfortable clothes that make the spot you are getting tattooed easily available (when possible). Bring snacks, and water or a non-caffeinated beverage to stay hydrated. You will want to prepare to have a meal mid way through your session, so pack a lunch or prepare to get food from one of the restaurants in walking distance to our shop.
How much does a tattoo typically cost?
The shop minimum is$100 but for larger pieces it depends on the artist’s individual rate.