In The Skin Studios
This was my first tattoo, and one of my sisters had a belly ring done and was very satisfied, and my other sister (who went with me and was allowed to sit with me) had two tattoos done here and she was very satisfied. Anyway, my tattoo was a rather large one placed on the back of my neck, with symmetrical wings slightly hugging my neck. The studio was very clean and tidy. There were various tattoo-savvy artworks hanging on the walls in a professional manner. They also had various books with tattoo designs as well as some books with actual tattoos on people.
The overall feel of the studio was welcoming. The day before, I was instantly greeted by Andrew and I scheduled an appointment with “buddy” the shop owner. I came back on the appointed time and the office was just as clean as before. Buddy helped to recreate my drawing so that it would fit around my neck, and I have to say that it came out better than the original print I purchased!
So next, I told him that this was my first tattoo, and he was sympathetic and throughout the process asked how I was feeling and such—he had a very professional-lax manner that I felt very comfortable with him. The session was about 2 ½ hours and I am very satisfied with the result. In another month I will come back to get my tattoo retouched, especially around the neck area—my tattoo is solid black, so some retouch-ups are inevitable if I want it to keep looking its best.
Buddy explained to me how to take care of my tattoo—I definitely plan on getting another one done here and recommend anyone to come to this shop as it is clean, sanitary, welcoming, comfortable, and definitely cool-looking! The prices are reasonable than other places that I’ve shopped around and they were quick to answer my email request; they also do walk-ins and they even have a private parking lot.