FAQ

What are the Studio hours?

Weekdays:         10am - 6pm

Saturdays:         10am - 4pm

 

Are walk-ins welcome?

Walk-ins are always welcome and will be provided service as soon as possible

 

How do I book an appointment?

To make a booking you can contact us on Facebook or by email. All bookings must be confirmed by phone on 03 58216215.

 

What is minimum age to be tattooed in Victoria?

The Victorian law requires individuals to be 18+ to be tattooed. We do not tattoo anyone below the age of 18 even with parental consent. You may be asked to show ID.

 

How do I prepare myself for tattoo?

Please make sure you are well rested, hydrated and have eaten before your tattoo procedure. Please shower and wear comfortable clothing. We recommend bringing a bottle of water and something sweet in case you feel light headed. Our tattooists refuse the right to tattoo you if they feel you are somehow physically or mentally compromised.

 

Does numbing cream affect the tattoo?

No, numbing cream doesn’t affect the tattoo process apart from dulling the pain. Numbing cream should be used as directed prior to booking.

 

Does it hurt? What does it feel like?

Yes, you will feel some level of discomfort depending on your pain tolerance

 

Can I swim afterwards?

You can’t swim in any water that either has chemicals, such as salt, or chlorine or in natural water sources because of the bacteria. Showering at home is allowed but no soaking the tattoo for up to 7-10 days.

 

Do I need to use aftercare cream?  

Aftercare cream needs to be used for 7-10 days through the healing process for best results

 

Where can I get aftercare cream?  

Aftercare cream is available in store, or you can purchase at chemist or supermarket. We recommend Inkcare

Aftercare cream we stock as it contains natural products and relieves some of the itch.  

 

Can I bring in my own design?

Yes, you can email designs through to us also size, placement, colour or black n grey so we can organize artwork

 

Do I need to pay a deposit?

A deposit is not required to keep your booking however some notice of cancelation is appreciated.

 

What are the rates?

Larger tattoos are charged per hour, smaller tattoos are fixed price.

 

Do you have vouchers?

Yes, we do, come in store and get a voucher pack for friends, family or loved ones.

 

Can I get tattooed while pregnant?

Due to the risks involved with being tattooed while pregnant, unfortunately it is not something we do at our studio. Although the risk of infection is incredibly small, we strongly suggest waiting until your baby is born and no longer breast feeding.