Is it safe to get a tattoo or piercing?
Yes, completely safe for most people Tattoos and piercings are safe, as long as each artist and the entire studio strictly adheres to Universal precautions and Blood Borne Pathogen Safety. You can be assured that Irish Rose Tattoo & Piercings requires each artist to hold client safety as the first and foremost priority. We have the highest level of sterilization possible and go above and beyond all local health codes and laws. We do have a consent/waiver form which identifies certain instances when it would not be appropriate for an individual to receive tattoo or piercing, but these are rare instances.
Does it hurt?
Tattoos and piercings shouldn’t be extremely painful, however there are places on the body that are more sensitive then others.
Can I bring my own picture or drawing for my tattoo?
Yes, you can bring your own drawing however, we will be the deciding factor if its ready to be tattooed or just a good starting point.
How much will it cost?
Cost varies from tattoo to tattoo. Detail and size govern this. Shop minimum is $50 and hourly rate is $100 per hour.
Deposits are required for all appointments and get applied to total cost of tattoo. They are non- refundable, and if you do not show or contact us prior to your appointment you forfeit your deposit.
Are there any special requirements to get tattooed or pierced?
Tattoos require you to be 16 plus with parents consent and presence. Also, their ID and your birth certificate or state issued id, Or 18 plus with a state id. You should be clean, sober, and have eaten recently before your appointment.
I have a tattoo that's really bad, can it be fixed?
Depending on how bad is, if it is fixable, or able to be covered, we are not miracle workers.
How long before I can get a tan and what kind of aftercare should I do?
We advise aftercare after tattoo or piercing is completed. We do not recommend tanning or swimming for at least 2 weeks. We also recommend using Aquaphor and Dial soap for after are of tattoos. We also recommend Dial soap and saline solution for piercings.