What should I wear to my tattoo appointment?
Show up to your tattoo appointment in comfortable and accessible clothing. Make sure that I will be able to easily access the part of your body you are planning to get tattooed. I highly suggest bringing a zip up sweatshirt or sweater. This will keep you warm and can be worn in different ways to help cover you during the service.
Can I bring things to distract myself?
Yes! I encourage you to be honest with what you need out of your appointment. If you want to chat, we can chat. If you prefer to read or throw on headphones, go for it. If you want to check out completely and stare at the wall, cool. Your tattoo experience should not be a stress. I will always have music playing at the shop, and will be as available as you'd like during your tattoo.
What do I do for aftercare?
Check out my aftercare instructions!
Will it hurt?
Probably. Tattoos hurt. The degree in which it will hurt will depend on the placement and how you are feeling that day. I will do my best to make sure you have the best experience possible. You can also set yourself up for sucess by taking a look at this list of how to prepare for your tattoo appointment.
How do I prepare for my appointment?
Getting a tattoo, especially a large piece takes a bit out of you. You want to make sure your body is prepared for your appointment.
Eat something within 2 hours of your appointment
Don't show up hungover
Reschedule if you are sick or if you are healing from a recent injury or surgery.
Reschedule if you have a sunburn or rash in the area to be tattooed.
What is your cancellation policy?
If you need to cancel or reschedule your appointment please be considerate and give me notice before your scheduled time. No-Shows or cancellations within 48 hours of the scheduled appointment are subject to a loss of any deposit. An appointment is considered a No-Show if there is no call or appearance up to 15mins after the scheduled appointment time. Multiple rescheduled appointments or cancellations are subject to loss of a deposit at my discretion. My time is valuable, please do not set an appointment you cannot keep.
New Health Guidelines
All tattoos are by APPOINTMENT ONLY.
If you’ve been sick or have been in contact with someone who is sick STAY HOME! I will happily reschedule you.
Masks are now optional for VACCINATED clients in tandem with CDC and Dane County guidelines.
If you are not yet fully vaccinated you are asked to please WEAR A MASK in the studio. Please try to provide your own mask as PPE is in short supply. I will have a limited supply available.
One on one appointments are preferred, however if you would like to bring ONE guest you can clear this with me before your appointment.
Please avoid touching surfaces and items that aren’t yours.
Please try to limit your belongings to essential items, you will be asked to keep them in a marked container next to you during your tattoo.
As always, I am committed to running a clean and safe tattoo studio. Clients can be at ease knowing that I am fully vaccinated and will continue to take extra precautions and allow for extra time for sanitation between clients.
However, if you are high risk or uncomfortable with the situation I respect any decision to postpone a tattoo at this time and will happily honor deposits.