Laurels

Best Tattoo Artists
in Los Angeles
2020

Why These Tattoo Artists?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Los Angeles Tattoo Artists on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Alchemy Tattoo

Alchemy Tattoo is a Los Angeles tattoo studio that is open seven days a week. The studio’s tattoo artists focus on traditional style tattoos, but are skilled in a wide variety of styles. The tattoo studio provides services for walk in customers as well as by appointment. Alchemy Tattoo’s studio space includes both a traditional tattoo shop and a gallery space.

Los Angeles, CA 90026

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American Electric Tattoo

American Electric Tattooing is a Los Angeles tattoo studio that was founded in 1999. The studio provides tattoos in a wide range of styles from single needle portraits to old school traditional tattoos. American Electric Tattoo is open seven days a week and provides services for walk-in customers as well as by appointment.

Los Angeles, CA 90026

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Art & Soul Tattoos, Los Angeles

Art & Soul Tattoos, Los Angeles is a Los Angeles tattoo studio that was founded in 1996. The studio has a large staff of experienced tattoo artists as well as guest artists from around the world in locations such as Australia, Europe, and Japan. The studio is open six days a week and provides services for walk-in customers as well as by appointment.

Los Angeles, CA 90034

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Generation8Tattoo

Generation8Tattoo is a Los Angeles tattoo studio that was founded by owner Dave Hatton. Dave has over a decade of tattooing experience. The studio offers tattooing services for walk-in customers as well as by appointment. Generation8Tattoo has a number of additional tattoo artists on staff who specialize in a wide range of tattoo styles.

Los Angeles, CA 90046

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Incognito Tattoo

Incognito Tattoo is a Los Angeles tattoo studio that was founded in 1993. The studio offers tattooing services primarily by appointment, but occasionally provides services for walk-in clients. Incognito Tattoo’s staff of owner Jason Schroder, Sara Lou, Henry Lewis, and Amelia Rose have decades of combined tattooing experience.

Los Angeles, CA 90027

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Inkdres Art Studio

Inkdres Art Studio is a tattoo parlor in Los Angeles, California, that has been in business for more than four years. Its team of tattoo artists has experience in tribal, floral, and Japanese styles, providing a sterilized and safe environment and licensed employees. The shop also handles cover-ups, lettering, realistic, and wildlife tattoos. Inkdres is a private tattoo studio that is available by appointment only. Microblading eyebrows are also available.

2716 N Broadway STE 204
Los Angeles, CA 90031

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Mr. Inkwells Classy Tattoos

Mr. Inkwells Classy Tattoos, established in 2018, is a tattoo studio in Los Alamitos, California, that caters to tattoo enthusiasts in the Los Angeles metro area, including Los Angeles, Long Beach, Huntington Beach, and Hollywood. It prides itself on its upfront pricing and experienced tattoo artists, and it offers a clean, friendly atmosphere for the tattooing process. It offers fixed prices for small, medium, and large flash tattoos and hourly rates for custom tattoo work.

10910 Los Alamitos Blvd
Los Alamitos, CA 90720

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Noskos

Noskos is a Los Angeles tattoo studio that was founded by owner Konstantin Nossachev. The studio is open six days a week and offers custom tattooing services. Konstantin’s clients speak highly of his professionalism and creativity, as well as the cleanliness of his studio and equipment.

Los Angeles, CA 90036

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Onizuka Inc

Onizuka Inc is a Gardena tattoo studio that specializes in Japanese traditional and Tebori style tattoos. The studio has multiple tattoo artists on staff as well as various guest artists. The studio’s clients speak highly of the clean studio as well as the staff’s friendly, welcoming, and pleasant natures.

Gardena, CA 90248

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Purple Panther Tattoos

Purple Panther Tattoos is a Los Angeles tattoo studio that was founded in 1991 and is currently owned by Graham Chaffee. The studio staff has over 60 years of combined tattooing experience and specializes in custom tattooing. The studio has been featured on the Discovery Channel, as well as in Inked, Savage, and Tattoo magazines.

Los Angeles, CA 90046

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Rabble Rouser Tattoo

Rabble Rouser Tattoo is a family-owned and operated Los Angeles tattoo studio that has a staff of tattoo artists with over 60 years of combined professional experience. The studio provides services for walk in customers and by appointment. The studio’s staff are highly experienced with a wide range of tattooing styles. Rabble Rouser Tattoo offers gift cards for customers as well.

Los Angeles, CA 90034

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RicRoks Tattoos

RicRoks Tattoos is a full-service Los Angeles tattoo studio that was founded in 2008. The studio is open six days a week. RicRoks Tattoo’s tattoo artists have over 30 years of combined tattooing experience. The studio also offers piercing services for clients. The studio’s clients speak highly of the studio’s clean environment, as well as the patience, professionalism, and friendliness of the studio’s staff.

Los Angeles, CA 90042

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Studio City Tattoo

Studio City Tattoo is a Studio City tattoo studio that was founded in 1992. The studio is also an authorized Bill Wall Leather Jewelry Dealer. The studio also provides body piercing services and has a staff of highly qualified tattoo artists and body piercers. Studio City Tattoo offers numerous types of piercings including basic earlobes, basic cartilage helix, forward helix, body piercings, industrial piercing, and dermals. All of the studio’s artists are licensed with the Los Angeles County Health Department.

Studio City, CA 91604

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Tinta Rebelde

Tinta Rebelde is a Los Angeles tattoo studio that was founded in 1997 by owner Rockabilly Ray. The studio is open seven days a week and also offers full body piercing services including navel, bridge, dermal, ear lobe, eyebrow, industrial, basic cartilage, lip, nostril, and tongue piercings. The studio’s tattoo artists specialize in a wide range of tattoo styles.

Los Angeles, CA 90013

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Unbreakable Tattoo

Unbreakable Tattoo is a Studio City tattoo studio that was founded in 2008. The tattoo studio offers custom designed tattoos for clients and is open six days a week. Unbreakable Tattoo has a large staff of highly experienced tattoo artists who specialize in a wide range of tattooing styles.

Studio City, CA 91604

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