Getting a tattoo

Everything you need to know about getting a new tattoo, including: preliminary planning, how to choose the right tattoo design for you, how to pick the right colors that will stand the test of time, how much your tattoo is likely going to cost, how to book your appointment with a tattoo artist, how to plan your visit to the studio, and what it’s going to feel like while getting a tattoo. We’ll also help to answer the most common questions at this stage of the process.

Preliminary Planning

Coming Up With Tattoo Ideas

Which Tattoo Colors Work Best?

Did you know that some tattoo inks are much more durable and vibrant than others once set into your skin? We reveal everything about tattoo colors here.

Tattoo Styles

Colors & Fading

How Long Do Finger Tattoos Last?

It’s true that some finger tattoos can fade comparitively quickly compared to other areas, but this isn’t always the case depending on a variety of factors.

How Long Do Lip Tattoos Last?

Out of all the places on the body, getting a tattoo on the lip can be especially painful. We explain how bad the pain is, and share tips on reducing pain.

Tattoo Costs

Tattoo Prices: Average Costs in 2020

There are a huge number of factors that go into how much a tattoo is going to cost, and in this article we’ll tell you exactly what you’ll be paying for.

Booking Your Appointment

How Do Tattoo Deposits Work?

It’s not uncommon for a tattoo artist or studio to charge a deposit fee before they can work on your tattoo. Read on to understand how tattoo deposits work.

How To Find A Great Tattoo Artist: 5 Important Factors

Finding a tattoo artist can be tricky if you don’t know where to start. There are a number of factors you should think about when trying to choose the best artist to do the work. Tattoos are for life, so selecting a tattoo artist is not a decision you should take lightly. Take your time

Tattoo Preparation

What To Eat Before Getting A Tattoo

Many new tattoo owners wonder what to eat before getting a tattoo and if this even matters at all. It does! Find out how best to prepare through food, here.

At Your Tattoo Sitting

Getting A Tattoo - FAQs

Can You Get a Tattoo While Drunk?

Getting a tattoo can be a fantastic experience. Should you try to enhance it by drinking alcohol? The short answer is a resounding NO! Read on to see why.

Can You Get A Tattoo Over Freckles?

If you’re concerned about tattooing over that beautiful freckled skin of yours, then there are some things you need to check out first. We reveal all.

Can You Get a Tattoo While Sick?

Come down with a cold just before your tattoo session and wondering if you can still go? Let us fill you in on how being sick affects the tattooing process.