-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 11 am to 7 pm and Sundays 11 am – 6 pm.
-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. For 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 licenses 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 it’s your first tattoo, try to avoid an early appointment.
-How can I book an appointment?
To book an appointment we will need a deposit, this can be paid through bank transfer, PayPal or visiting the shop. For 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 to your appointment or not showing up, the artist has the right to cancel your appointment without a refund or exchange permanently. Different terms apply to 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 at the artist’s 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 client’s 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 the case of unacceptable behaviour.