To prepare for your appointment please follow the guidelines here.
Short answer - how long is a piece of string? Tattoos are expensive - they are for life and not just for Christmas - but you can get a rough guide to how much your tattoo is likely to cost on our Blog here.
Short answer is yes - but check out our blog on coverups here.
Your tattooist will go through aftercare instructions in person on the day and give you a written copy. A copy of our aftercare for tattoos can be downloaded here. If you have any concerns or worries you can contact us by email or on Instagram or Facebook.
For most people, a tattoo will take between 7 and 10 days to complete the first stage of healing. For more information see our aftercare blog here. A copy of this can be downloaded here.
If you are pregnant, we cannot tattoo you. This is partially because the pain that you will feel will cause elevated stress hormones that can cause discomfort to your unborn child. See more information here.
Depending on your medical conditions, there can be effects on how long your tattoo takes to heal and heightened risk of infection. See our blog here for more information.
To prevent the spread of illness and to keep everyone healthy, we ask you to please message us and then stay home until you feel better! If you are sick or have a cold or flu, you should wait to get your tattoo done. If your body is run down, it can compromise the healing process. Please contacts us via email, Facebook Messenger. or direct message us on Instagram @vellumtattoo.
The short answer is generally yes, but it depends upon a lot of factors, including how old the scar is, what caused the scar in the first place and if there has ever been any infection in the tissue. Talk to your tattooist about any scars you may have in the area of your tattoo during your initial consultation.
When it comes to finger tattoos - do as we say not as we do! For more information see our blog here.
Everyone has a different pain tolerance, but for the most part getting a tattoo is bearable. For more information see our blog here.
By law, you must be at least 18 years old to be tattooed in the U.K.
All of our clients are required to bring Photographic ID showing their date of birth to their tattoo appointment. Unfortunately, parental permission does not override the law. Sorry!
Yes, as long as you go to a reputable artist who follows recommended safety procedures. See our blog here for more information.
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