Is your Tattoo Artist wearing headphones?

Why do tattoo artists wear headphones? Naturally if your artist puts on his headphones you would assume he/she is being rude, I completely understand and empathise with that assumption. I thought this myself when I saw it for the first time at a tattoo convention but then as I continued to push my own standards…

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Why Has There Been a Rise in The Cost of Tattooing??

Why has there been such a rise in the price of tattooing???? Over the last few years the cost of a good tattoo has risen, a lot!! To help you guys understand why and so you don’t think we are just being greedy here’s the lowdown. Years ago tattoos were largely chosen from tattoo flash,…

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And Now For Something a Bit Different!

They say “Nothing is Impossible”, and this guy certainly proved that, by turning his prosthetic arm into a tattoo machine!! Check out this article….. https://www.motherboard.vice.com/read/this-badass-prosthetic-arm-doubles-as-a-tattoo-machine All I can say is “Wow!!”  

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Tattoo Artists Are Being Trained to Recognise Skin Cancer!

Tattoo Artists Are Being Trained to Recognise Skin Cancer! A pioneering training scheme in Bristol is now educating tattoo artists to recognise moles and growths on their clients’ skin that could be potential melanomas. The team at Southmead Hospital have previously seen patients who were referred after hairdressers, barbers and podiatrists spotted marks on their…

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Aftercare Product Review

Reviewed by Tattoo Artists and Shop Manager Harriette. All our artists like to give clients the choice on which aftercare products to use on their new tattoos. The products our guys recommend are Bepanthen Nappy Rash Cream, the Easy Tattoo range and Forever Forgotten. One of their most frequently asked questions is “Which one is…

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Tattoo Preparation

So your getting a brand spanking new tattoo? SWEET. We get asked a lot about what you can do to help us and yourself in your tattoo preparation before the day, so here is a short list of things that can help before the big day: 1. ALCOHOL Do not drink alcohol the night before.…

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White ink Tattoos

We have noticed the massive rise in the popularity of “white ink tattoos” and thought we would give you guys our opinion on them. So this looks pretty freaking awesome, right? Well as you can see most of the pictures you will see were taken either on the day or the day after, as the…

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Tattoo Cover up

Guide to getting that tattoo cover up you’ve been dying for! We have all made that silly mistake when we were younger and on the spur of the moment, walked into a dingy tattoo shop and got some tribal or someone’s name or just an awful tattoo! To estimate we probably have about 25-30% of…

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Tattoo Consultations

Why do we insist on tattoo consultations and why you should be wary if your not offered one by other studios Why do we insist on consultations? Since we opened our doors we have insisted on getting our customers to pop into the shop for a ten minute consultation before they book a tattoo time.…

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Good Tattooist Guide

How do you know if your going to a good tattooist? Find out all those niggling questions before your tattoo with our good tattooist guide! The world of tattoos has changed over the past few years. Technology has made it way too easy for anyone to pop on to ebay and get a tattoo starter…

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