FAQs (frequently asked questions) If you’re thinking of getting your first tattoo, you probably have a lot of questions. Here are some of the most commonly asked questions about getting a tattoo, and be sure to check out photos of the tattoo process.

Do tattoos hurt? Yes, but not unbearable.

Is it sanitary to get a tattoo? Yes, more so now that we only use single-use tattoo equipment.

Can I go swimming right after my tattoo? No, wait at least three weeks.

Should I tip my tattoo artist? Yes, If you tip your servers for a meal then why wouldn’t you tip your artist for something that will stay with you a lifetime.

Can I get a tattoo if I’m pregnant? No.

Can I get a tattoo even if I didn’t book anything? Yes, we take walk-ins.

Is the deposit part of the final price? Yes.

How much is it going to cost me? Each tattoo artist has different pricing, it’s better to come by in-person to help you best.

Is tanning OK when I get a tattoo? Absolutely not!

Do clients cry when they get their first tattoo? Only from joy.

How long does it take a tattoo to heal? Two-Three weeks fully.