Tattoo FAQ’s

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Does it hurt?

It’s a pretty well known fact that tattoos hurt more or less, you will experience some discomfort, particularly at the beginning of a tattoo. The amount of discomfort felt depends on the individual, your well-being and also the part of the body being tattooed. Some have compared it to a "hot scratching feeling". Most of us are not into pain, but the beauty of the tattoo and the pride associated with wearing it far outweighs a little pin-stick here and there. 


Most Painful Areas
Men - Abdomen, Spine, Chest
Women - Ankle, Spine, Ribcage
Least Painful Areas:
Men - Buttocks, Arm, Back
Women - Abdomen, Buttocks, Thigh, Shoulder


Q: Can I do tattoo when I’m under 18?

A: You must be 18 in order to get a tattoo, this is the law under the Tattooing of Minors Act 1968. This is regardless of parental consent and we will refuse tattooing anyone under the age of 18. We also may ask you to prove your age if you over 18 but you don’t looks like. We recommended to bring I.D. such as Passport or Driving License as proof of age.


Q: What is the best time of year to get a tattoo?

A: Although you can get a tattoo any time of the year, your skin gets a lot more abuse during the summer with swimming, tanning and just being exposed to the elements more. Winter time is really the best season to get a tattoo.


Q: I want a full back/sleeve/leg tattoo, how much?

A: How long is a piece of string! The more information you give the simpler it is to give a price. Two tattoos can be the same size but one can be three times more expensive because of the detail and placement. (This can apply to any tattoo).


Q: Why do I have to pay a deposit with the booking?

A: This secures the appointment and is a guarantee. All too often people want the tattoo done there and then. This is almost impossible to do and hence why the appointment is needed. Sometimes people then change their mind or whatever but don’t always bother ringing up to tell us thereby wasting our time. A deposit can be paid by credit/debit card or cash. All deposits are not refundable.

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