FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

GENERAL

Q. How old do you have to be to get a tattoo or piercing?

A. 18 years old without parental consent. Minors must have valid ID, Birth Certificate and a parent with valid ID.

Q. Do I need to make an appointment or can I walk in?

A. Walk-Ins are always welcome. But, making an appointment will guarantee you a spot.

Q. Do you take Cash/Cards/Checks?

A. Cash is always the best, but we do accept Visa or Mastercard. Sorry, no checks.

Q. Do I need ID?

A. Yes! Regardless of age, we need your ID for our files – it’s the law

Q. How often should I clean my tattoo or piercing?

A. Please refer to our aftercare page.

TATTOOS

Q. Does my parent need to present?

A. Your parent needs to be present to sign the necessary paperwork, but does not have to stay through the tattoo.

Q. How much is lettering/color/specific sized tattoo?

A. We do not have set prices for certain items – all tattoos are priced per piece or by an hourly rate.

Q. Can I swim/hot tub/take baths after my tattoo?

A. No, it is best not to fully submerge your tattoo until it is fully healed – showers only.

Q. Will you open on a Sunday for a tattoo?

A. That will need to be discussed with your tattoo artist, however we need a day off too!

Q. How much is color?

A. All prices depend on the particular piece or hourly rate.

Q. Do I need to have a design or can I bring one in?

A. Having an idea of what you want helps, and we welcome any ideas you bring in.

Q. How should I prepare for my first tattoo?

A. Make sure you eat, and wear clothing appropriate for the tattoo you are getting.

Q. Should I tip my artist?

A. Tips are not necessary, but always appreciated!

PIERCINGS 

Q. Do you do piercings?

A. Yes! We do any kind of piercing you can think of, from ears to those places you wouldn’t tell your parents about.

Q. Does the piercing come with jewelry?

A. Yes. Unlike most shops, our price includes the jewelry.

Q. Can I use a clear post in my piercing?

A. No! Plastic is not good for the healing process. We only use surgical steel (316L) or titanium.

Q. Can I use peroxide on my piercing?

A. No! Please refer to our aftercare page for instructions.

Q. My piercing is swollen, what should I do?

A. Some swelling is normal, but if you think there is something wrong, please come in an see us.

Q. Do I really have to use mouthwash after eating/smoking/drink?

A. Yes, if you want your piercing to heal properly.