What is the usual hourly rate?
In most cases, the standard hourly rate for a tattoo session depends on tattoo artist and shop you pick. However, it is important to note that prices change when it applies to large pieces that require several sessions like back and sleeves artwork. For the other kind of tattoos, prices are quoted based on the type of piece a person wants. In case you still have some more questions about pricing, you can also visit your preferred tattoo shop or contact them via email or phone to receive a more precise quote based on your design. ​


Is there an age requirement for people who want to get a tattoo?​
According to the current statutes, anyone seeking to get a tattoo must be 18 years of age or older. In fact, it is illegal for anyone to get a tattoo if they have not met this particular requirement. It is should also be stated that there are no exceptions to this rule. As a result, anyone wanting to get a tattoo must provide valid government or state issued identification before their session can begin.


​Is is possible for a person to get tattooed with parental consent even if they have not reached the required age limit?
​It should be made very clear that under no circumstances can a person get tattooed if they have not attained the age of 18 years, even if they manage to get parental consent. Such a situation is simply illegal.


Is the tattooing process painful?
Unfortunately, getting a tattoo means having to withstand some level of pain. In most cases, the degree of pain will vary from one person to the next depending on their capability to endure such kinds of uncomfortable processes on their body. Another aspect that will influence the level of pain one experiences is the area where the tattoo will be drawn. This is because certain sections of the body can be more sensitive to such stimuli than others. Some of the people who have managed to get a tattoo compare say process can be compared to the kind of discomfort one feels whenever they scratch themselves. However, as stated earlier, this all depends on the individual’s threshold for pain.


What do I need to know about licensing?
When it comes to licensing, a tattoo studio should clearly display the relevant documents where clients can see them or be able to produce them on request. You can also look for any licensing details you want regarding a tattoo studio in the states license register website.