Are you Ready for a Tattoo or Body Piercing?
At Price Tattoo, we want to be sure our clients are 100% confident and collected before they make a big decision to alter their bodies. We are not your parents, but we also don’t want you to live with any regrets. This is why we will take the time necessary to consult with you before you get any tattoo or piercing to be sure you absolutely love it. No rushed decisions, no mediocre artwork, and certainly no concern over health and safety standards.
Needless to say, with our competitive pricing, we have seen a steady flow of clients through the doors looking for just the right design for them. But we want to make sure you are ready before entrusting us with your hard-earned money. This is why our staff makes it their mission to make sure you understand every step of the process from start to finish, and you are comfortable throughout the tattooing process.
At Your Service
Welcome to Price Tattoo, home to some of the most talented tattoo and piercing artists in the Chicagoland area. We prioritize cleanliness and quality, intending to meet your highest standards and expectations. Your experience with us should be as memorable as the body art you leave with. We are committed to maintaining a sanitary working space, while simultaneously providing a relaxed atmosphere so both artist and client will feel calm and confident throughout the artistic process.
Our goal is to match you with your ideal artist in design and personality to create the perfect harmony between vision and talent. Our staff at Price Tattoo are certified in cutting-edge methodologies and skilled in the art of listening, so we can provide quality service to bring your ideas to life. Schedule your initial consultation today to get started!
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Preparing for Your Tattoo
During the consultation process, your friendly and knowledgeable artist will spend time with you to ensure they understand absolutely everything about what it is you want. This is a crucial step of our tattoo process because we do not want to be working on something for hours only to find out later you are unsatisfied with how it turned out. In the end, if you are going to be spending a lot of money on your new ink, you should be sure it is exactly what you want, or else why bother?
Once you have discussed the specifics of your tattoo and agreed upon the design with an artist, we will take some time to prepare. Taking the time for preparation is crucial to the final product and ultimately your satisfaction, as rushing through the preparation steps can lead to a poor tattoo.
At Price Tattoo we use only the highest quality of ink and take pride in our sterilization methods, ensuring your next step is a healthy one. We have seen too many rushed tattoos done by amateur artists who didn’t spend the time for proper preparation and sanitation.
When you walk into our shop, don’t be afraid to ask questions about how we do things and why. We’re here to help educate people on the importance of a proper tattoo procedure, not just to sell them ink. If you are unsure about what it is you want or need some pointers in the right direction, our staff will be more than happy to help you design a tattoo you are sure to love.
Once your artist has thoroughly prepared for the session, they will have you lie down on a table in an area that is sanitized and safe for working with clients. You are going to enjoy a relaxing and painless session with our tattoo artist, while we give you a comfortable environment to work in.
When your new ink is complete, we will wrap it up in an airtight dressing to keep the area clean and safe for the rest of the day. We know how important it is to not have any debris or bacteria getting in the way of your healing, and with our aftercare tips, you will be sure to keep your new tattoo looking as good as it did on the first day.
After Your Tattoo
Once you have left our shop, we want you to remember us not only for the high-quality artwork we gave you but also that we gave you the best experience possible. We will give you plenty of information about caring for your new piece so it stays looking great forever.
As long as you follow our aftercare tips, there should be very little chance to have any infections on your fresh ink. It is important not to pick at the scab, as this can lead to infection; and instead, let the scab fall off on its own. If you follow our instructions about caring for your new tattoo, it will heal in a matter of a few days and look amazingly fresh for years to come.
Leave bandage intact for 2-3 hours after getting a tattoo
Do not remove the bandage until your artist has inspected it and says the tattoo is ready to be seen by the public
Avoid washing or scrubbing your tattoo for 2-3 hours after getting a new piece (this will keep rust from forming)
Do not expose the area to sunlight for at least 24 hours after getting a brand new tattoo
Avoid hot tubs, pools, saunas, and other direct sunlight on the area for at least 48 hours after getting a piece (this will help prevent scabbing)
Do not place any lotions, oils, or ointments on your tattoo for 2-3 days to avoid possible infection (slight redness is OK, but if the area becomes too irritated or painful to touch, then it is best not to apply any products)
Avoid excessive rubbing and scrubbing on the new tattoo for at least 2-3 days after getting a piece (if there are any scabs or dried skin that needs removing, lightly blow on the area to gently remove them)
Do not apply any alcohol, ointments, or lotions to a new tattoo for at least 24 hours
Avoid touching the area of your fresh ink until it is fully healed (it will take 2 weeks on average for a new piece to be fully healed)
If you are Under 18
While tattoos are becoming more and more popular with teenagers, it is not to be abused. We do have an age limit of 18 in our shop unless accompanied by a guardian or parent. You must provide ID when you first walk into the shop and we will ask for your date of birth on the form we use during the consultation as well as sign off on your tattoo design.
Know the Law Before Getting a Tattoo
Tattoos are becoming more and more popular, but it is important to know there can still be legal consequences when getting one if you are underage. When someone is under 18 years of age, they cannot make an agreement like this with another person, even if it is their parent.
If you are under 18 years of age, you must have a parent or guardian in the room during your consultation and tattoo session to sign off on any paperwork for legal reasons. 18 is the minimum age requirement in most states for tattooing, but it all depends where you live and if the law changes due to these new trends.