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FAQs

Is it safe?

Yes, completely safe. each artist and the studio strictly adheres to Universal precautions and Blood Borne Pathogen Safety. You can be assured that Sharp Art Studios requires each artist to hold client safety as the first and foremost priority. We have the highest level of sterilisation possible and go above and beyond all local health codes and laws.

Will it hurt?

Yes it hurts. But, there are lots of people walking around with tattoos and piercings so it’s not unbearable. There are many sensations used to describe it depending on each person and what area is being worked on. Some people even like it!

Can I bring a picture?

Yes. This tattoo will be on you permanently so we want to be sure you are totally happy. Bring anything you think might help to capture exactly what you’re looking for your tattoo to reflect. We also have plenty of reference books available for ideas. No matter whether you know exactly what you want or don’t have a clue, we will always work with you to design a custom piece of art that you will love.

How much will it cost?

That depends on the size of the piece and the detail involved. Some pieces cannot be completed in one sitting. You will be given a quote once you meet with the artist and go over the details of what you want. Remember though, if another studio is willing do your tattoo super cheap BEWARE! Sometimes you get what you pay for and this is going to be on you forever. If you do go for the super cheap shop see question on fixing a bad tattoo!

Our prices are as follows:

£70 per hour

Or you can save money by buying:

A 3 hour session for £200 (saving £10)

A 4 hour session for £250 (saving £30)

An all day session for £450 (saving £110)

Do I need to pay a deposit?

We do not take deposits for bookings made via Booksy.

You will need to enter your card details to be able to make a booking, Booksy does not take any money from your account unless you cancel late or do not show up for the appointment, for more information please see the terms & conditions on the Booksy app.

How old do I need to be?

You must be 18 years or older for a tattoo due to local health rules and regulations. We are strict in our requirements to ensure proper age. For any tattoo, you may be required to present a valid drivers license or current photo ID.

Can you cover up my old tattoo?

Our artists can usually cover up or fix most tattoos-even really bad ones so you would never even know they were there. We are always honest though. If we don’t think it can be successfully covered we will let you know and work with you on what options you do have so you will ultimately be happy. We never do a tattoo just to make money. This is a really good group of artists who take tremendous pride in their work and art. Be assured that the artwork on your body and how you feel about it is a reflection on them – meaning your satisfaction is VERY important!

What after-care does my tattoo need?

Before you leave the studio we will sterlise and clean the tattoo before wrapping the tattoo in sterile plastic wrap.

For a few hours afterwards your tattoo is going to “weep”, we advise that you remove the sterile plastic wrap after around 1 hour or when you get home and clean the area.

Leave the tattoo to dry for around 10-20minutes before applying our recommended, non-allergenic moisturising cream to the tattoo.

We recommend that for the first week you reapply a thin layer of the cream 4 times a day. The second week we recommend applying this cream twice a day.

For that first week especially, avoid exposing the tattoo to the sun. After that it is highly recommended that you continue to use at least an SPF 15 sunscreen on your tattoos to protect and preserve them.

Fantastic artists, great friendly company and a laugh, 100% highly recommended. Thank you so much for my awesome tattoo. Seriously wouldn’t go anywhere else.Sarah Brooks

Went in today and absolutely love the result. Very friendly and professional atmosphere. Wanna say a massive thank you to the very talented Loz. I couldn’t have asked for better and will definitely be backJack Saunders

The whole tattoo experience should be built around the talent if the artist. Tattooing isn’t about tracing stencils, it’s about creating art and Loz at Sharp Art creates master pieces!Chris Lowe

Love all of my Ink from Sharp art….cant wait for my next sitting. Highly recommended. 5 BIG STARS from me!Jason Baird

Met the gang at Manchester tattoo convention few years ago an been going back to the shop ever since. Atmosphere is sick!! Nick has recently started my throat and chest piece which is to represent my children and tbh he’s well gone pass my expectation of what I thought It’d look like in my head! I’ll never get tattooed off anyone else as long as these guys are doing what they do best!!Mark Howarth

Wouldn’t go anywhere else the guys are awesome can have a great laugh whilst being put through you paces of pain! Great value for money all in all an awesome place to be! Great work guys keep it up.Lizzie Hindle

Always amazing work done by everyone. That is why it is always worth the three hour round trip to get work done there!Richard Marriott

All staff are so friendly and welcoming and the work they do is incredible! I won’t go anywhere else now I’ve discovered these guys!Nicola Welsh

Started to have my cover up done with Finn today. 4 hours in and can say I love it. Great artist and a pleasure to be tattooed by. Also great team and studio. Would highly recommend.Emma Burrows

Started my leg yesterday with Lauren and I’m in love with it. Quite guns which was very comforting for me as the loud ones freak me out a bit. Very patient and stopped every time I asked her to. Can’t with to come back.Zoey Gritto

Can I say you guys are top banana. Came for my bee tattoo and it’s spot on. No rushing through everyone, each of us was an individual customer. Service and care was amazing. I’ll definitely be coming back for further work.Sarah-Jane Harvey

Amazing work I came here with a tattoo i wasn’t happy with I hated it and I now absolutely love it and can’t wait to get the rest finished! Extremely clean nice atmosphere all staff friendly and work quick so not wasting time we have paid for! Can’t wait to get my next session booked in highly recommendedLeah Allure Houghton

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