About Us

Fleshformers Tattoo Studio opened its doors in July 2019 as a place dedicated to body art in its purest form in a hygienic and friendly environment. We are a team of talented artists focusing on creating customised tattoos according to each individual's taste, covering different styles of tattooing or offering clients a choice from the variety of designs available at the shop. Our premises is a spot for guest tattooists from all over the world, so keep an eye out for upcoming artists and dates. Fans of piercing can get every type of legal piercing done at our premises by our body piercer who has ten years experience and the best aftercare knowledge for perfect healing. Using single-use equipment and implant grade jewellery for all piercings, he will carry out the procedure smoothly and painlessly. We also stock an impressive selection of body jewellery and with the help of our knowledgable staff you will be able to find the material and type of jewellery perfect for you. And for women looking for the perfect eyebrow shape, we also do microblading. Maite is a make-up artist who keeps up with the latest techniques by attending seminars and courses to ensure your eyebrows will be long-lasting and with the shape most suited to your face.

FAQs

-Where is your shop and how do I get there?

477 Roman Rd, London E3 5LX
The easiest way is a 10 minute walk from Mile End station or Bow station.
You can also take bus 8 from Bethnal Green station.

-What are your opening hours?

We are open 7 days a week, Monday-Saturday 11am till 7pm and Sundays 11am - 6pm.

-How old do I have to be to get tattooed or pierced?

You have to be at least 18 by law to get a tattoo. We will not tattoo anyone under the age of 18, regardless of parental consent. For piercings the ages apply are at least 10 years old for earlobe piercings, 16 for nose, navel and some ear piercings. For all piercings under the age of 18 you have to be accompanied by a legal guardian, both carrying ID. Any other piercings you have to be at least 18. An ID may be asked in some cases. We only accept physical copies of passports, provisional driving license or a 16+ photo Oyster card.

-How should I prepare myself before a tattoo or piercing?

Make sure you are well rested and haven't drunk any alcohol the night before.
Make sure you have eaten a large meal.
If you're having a long session, bring something sugary.
Don't use any painkillers/numbing cream before your appointment.
If its your first tattoo, try to avoid an early appointment.

-How much will my tattoo cost?

We do not have an hourly rate, as we believe this is unfair for clients because every artist works at a different pace. We charge per piece.The studio minimum is £50 for black and grey or £70 for colour tattoos. This increases depending on size, placement and detail of the design.

-How can I book an appointment?

To book an appointment we will need a deposit, this can be payed through bank transfer, PayPal or visiting the shop. Anything up to £200 we would require a £50 deposit, anything over £200 we will require a £100 deposit, this also acts as a drawing deposit. You can also pay the whole amount in advance. Please note all deposits are non-refundable. You can change the date/time of your appointment with a minimum of 48 hours notice. In case of cancelling less than 48 hours prior your appointment or not showing up, the artist has the right to permanently cancel your appointment without a refund of exchange. Different terms apply for guest artist bookings.

-Do you do walk ins?

Yes we do, in most cases there is an artist available but it is on a first come first serve basis.

-Can I have a tattoo anywhere on my body?

Yes in most cases we do but it is under the artists discretion.

-How do I look after my new tattoo/piercing?

We will explain the aftercare instructions and provide you with an aftercare leaflet for you to take home. Stick to our aftercare instructions and do not take advice from other people or online. If there are any problems please contact us as soon as possible. Failure to follow the aftercare instructions may affect the healing or final appearance of the tattoo/piercing and this is the clients responsibility.

-Is there a reason for denying a tattoo/piercing?

We will deny any tattoos we deem offensive.
We will deny tattooing or piercing anyone under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
We will also refuse any treatment in a case of unacceptable behaviour.