How old do I have to be to get a tattoo?Tattoos
You have to be 18 years old to get a tattoo, in accordance with the 1969 tattooing of minors act. If you are lucky enough to look under 21 years of age we will require a form of photo id, i.e. passport or drivers license before we can tattoo you!
Do I need to book an appointment?
How long will I wait to be tattooed?
Each artist will have different waiting times due to workload. If you contact us at the studio we will be able to give you details of our next appointments.
How much is a tattoo?
Tattoo prices start from £40 upwards. This depends on design and size. Custom and larger work is charged by the hour until complete. Sleeves and backpiece prices vary according to many factors, from size, detail, colours machine used, so many variations as we tailor each tattoo to you!
What styles of tattooing do you do?Adam does a lot of American Traditional style, think Sailor Jerry/Ed Hardy, but also hits up black and grey, portraits, and japanese style. We are both well versed in lettering, and smaller tattoos! Sam specialises in blackwork and traditional.
Can you design a tattoo for me?
We love to do custom tattoos! Nothing better than having a one off classic design on your skin! You are more than welcome to come down to the studio with ideas and any reference material you have so we can discuss your ideas with you. We can take bookings for consultations, where we can run through your ideas with you! To get a design drawn up you need to pay a deposit, which comes off the final price of your body art!
We also have tattoo flash, from classic to modern, and have an extensive library of reference books.
When can I see my design you have created?
We will have your design drawn up a couple of days before your appointment so you can come down to the studio and agree the final design, or we can email it over to you!
Can I choose who I get tattooed by?
You are more than welcome to choose who you get tattooed by. As you can see our artists have differing styles so we can suggest who will be better suited for the style you want. Just let us know who you would like to be tattooed by when you are making an appointment.
Is there anything you won’t tattoo?
We reserve the right to refuse tattoo designs we feel are inappropriate and can refuse to tattoo certain areas on the body if we don’t feel it is suitable for the customer.
How do I look after my new tattoo?
Remove dressing about an hour after you leave the studio, or when you get home. Gently wash the tattoo area with warm water and a non perfumed soap such as Dove or Simple. If possible, shower rather than bathe whilst the tattoo is healing so that unnecessary water exposure is prevented.
Pat the tattoo dry with a clean hand towel or tissue. DO NOT rub the tattoo this will irritate the skin. Once completely dry, apply a thin layer of the cream provided by us at the studio on the tattoo, then twice a day until it heals. A thin scab will develop on the tattoo as it heals. This will naturally fall off over a 7-10 day period. You may see some colour in the scab however this is fine. We currently recommend Palmers coca butter for aftercare.
Any question feel free to ask!
The tattoo should be healed completely in 4 weeks. If you have ANY problems with your tattoo or it is not healing as described above please drop by the studio so we can advise you further.