Frequently Asked Questions Knowledge Base Do you do piercings? Do you do cover ups and fixes? Do you do temporary / henna / airbrush tattoos? Do you accept walk-ins? Do you do ultraviolet / black light tattoos? Will you tattoo an all white ink tattoo? Do you sell needles or ink or tattoo machines? Do you do tattoo removal? Can you do tattoos on feet? Do any of your artists tattoo on the neck? Do you do inner lip tattoos? Can a mole be tattooed over? Can you tattoo over a scar? Can you tattoo over stretch marks? Can I get tattooed in a private room? Is it safe to get a tattoo? Do you use brand new needles? What is the minimum age you need to be to get a tattoo done? Can I get a tattoo even though I am currently breastfeeding? Is it true that red ink causes an allergic reaction? Is there a test I can do before coming in to make sure I am not allergic to the ink? Do you thoroughly wash your hands with antibacterial solution immediately before and after each tattoo? Do you wear gloves during the procedures? How do you sterilize your instruments? Do you properly dispose of contaminated materials? Can I get tattooed if I have a Specific Medical Condition? Are you on social media? Can I preview work that the artists at the studio have done? What is the studio’s telephone number? What are the studio’s opening hours? Do you allow children in the studio? Is your tattoo studio wheelchair accessible? Do you give advice on tattoo designs? What is your minimum charge for a tattoo? Can I use some kind of painkiller before getting a tattoo? What’s the wait time like? How far in the future will I need to book my appointment? Do I need to protect my tattoo from the sun? I have some ideas but am not very artistic. Can you help me design my tattoo? How many days notice do I need to give to move an appointment before I lose my booking fee? What are some of the dos and don’ts before getting a tattoo? Is it true that black ink will outlast colour ink as the tattoo gets older? Does getting a tattoo hurt? Is there a charge for consultations? Do you schedule appointments for consultations? What is the aftercare for my new tattoo? Which parts of the body does it hurt the most to get tattooed? How do I decide what kind of design I’d like to get for a new tattoo? How small can you go with a tattoo design? Do you sell gift vouchers for tattoo work? What type of clothing is suitable to wear on the day? Why isn’t the colour as bright or the black as dark as the day I got my tattoo? What hurts more, the outline or the colour on the tattoo? How do I decide what kind of design I’d like to get for a cover up? How can I get a price quote? What information do you need when enquiring about getting a tattoo done? Will my tattoo fade? Any advice on dealing with the pain of getting a tattoo? What kinds of tattoo designs can I choose from? What reference should I use when making a payment? Should I eat before I get tattooed? Can tattoos be removed? I have sensitive skin. Would that be a problem? Can you offer advice on what sizes would work best? Do you charge a fee to design a custom tattoo? Is it OK to get a tattoo if I’m sick? I work out a lot. What precautions do I need to take after getting a tattoo? My mate has drawn up a design for me and it looks awesome. Can you tattoo it for me? What is the cost of a tattoo dependent on? Can I have a friend come with me for moral support? Why is my tattoo peeling and flaking off? Can you offer advice on colours? Will you touch up my tattoo at no additional charge? How do I book an appointment? Can I shave over a new tattoo? Is there anything you will not tattoo? How much do you charge per hour for tattoo work? What forms of ID do you accept? Will hair still grow through my tattoo? Can you offer advice on symbols or lettering? Do you charge a day rate for tattoo work? What if my tattoo gets infected? How do you copy designs given in by the customer? Do you take Credit Cards? Can I get my new tattoo wet? If I have dark skin can I still get a tattoo? Can I set an appointment without a booking fee (deposit)? Do you send out the tattoo design to the client before the appointment to get the tattoo done? Do you require a booking fee (deposit) before any work is done? How does tattoo size affect the amount of detail that can be included? Can I get a piece of work done in stages to spread the cost out? What method of payment do you accept as the final payment for a tattoo at the studio? Do you do really simple designs? What kind of script style / fonts can you do? Does the deposit or booking fee come off the final cost of the tattoo? Can you do a ‘worn’ type effect on lettering? Are booking fees or deposits refundable? How practical is it to have small text on a tattoo? Can you cover up an old tattoo with a new tattoo of the same size? What is the issue with just lining tattoos with only colour? Do you tattoo in colour alone? What about the colours? How do they turn out?