Laurels
Best Tattoo Artists
in Colorado
Springs
2017

Why These Tattoo Artists?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored tattoo artists on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best tattoo artists in Colorado Springs, CO.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

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

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Aliza Ink Tattoo Company

Aliza Ink Tattoo Company is an award-winning Colorado Springs business that provides a range of tattooing services, as well as piercings, jewelry, and body reconstruction. The company has a lengthy list of accomplishments, including features in Tattoo Magazine, Savage Magazine, Skin And Ink Magazine, and Tattoo International Magazine. It has also been featured on TV, in such places as The Tonight Show, the Discovery Channel, TLC, and the National Geographic Channel. Other awards won by the company include the 2013 ‘Best of Colorado Springs’ from the Colorado Springs Award Program. Aliza Ink has a staff with more than 45 years of combined experience, offer lifetime guarantees for their work. The company aims to provide a high-quality service; it ensures that every artist has a private room to work from, and uses only organic inks to perform tattoos. The studio is open seven days a week and offers a 20% discount for military personnel, veterans, and first responders.

Colorado Springs, CO(719) 622-1516

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Art In Motion Tattoo

Art In Motion Tattoo is a custom tattoo studio in Colorado Springs with a strong focus on hygiene and comfort. Previous clients have reported a clean and tidy environment and have given positive reports of the comfort and privacy of the studio’s individual rooms. Custom freehand designs are a specialty, but a variety of styles of tattoo are available, including photo-realistic, black and gray, color bomb, graffiti, and oriental. Art In Motion is a member of the Better Business Bureau.

Colorado Springs, CO(719) 636-1114

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Bearded Lady Custom Tattoo Co.

Bearded Lady Custom Tattoo Co. is a custom tattoo studio in Colorado Springs that also provides customers with fine art services. Resident tattoo artist Jeff Oelklaus has been awarded the Colorado Springs Independent’s ‘Best Of’ award on two separate occasions.

Colorado Springs, CO(719) 964-1601

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Cheyenne Mountain Tattoo Company

Cheyenne Mountain Tattoo Company is a modern electric tattoo studio in Colorado Springs that is also a supplier hand-crafted tattoo machines and furniture. Owner and founder Mike Culley creates and sells custom, 100% made in America tattoo machines, as well as tattoo foot switches and arm rests. His studio sells original flash tattoo designs alongside other merchandise. The company has a firm commitment to customer service, and past clients have spoken of a friendly and helpful service.

Colorado Springs, CO(719) 493-8198

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Lucky Devil Tattoo

Lucky Devil Tattoo is a Colorado Springs tattoo parlor with thousands of hand-painted, traditional American flash designs for customers to choose from. Customers can also opt for custom work from experienced tattoo artists, in styles which include traditional Japanese, custom lettering, and Polynesian/Pacific Islander tribal. Anyone is welcome to walk-in without an appointment, and the studio is open seven days a week. The studio is dedicated to tattoos and does not offer piercing services—although it does sell T-shirts.

Colorado Springs, CO(719) 358-6137

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Pac-A-Dermis Tattoo

Pac-A-Dermis Tattoo is a professional tattoo business in Colorado Springs whose staff have more than 30 years of experience between them. The studio has a strong focus on safety; it uses only disposable needles, and all artists are trained and certified in blood-born pathogens.

Colorado Springs, CO(719) 309-6601

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Pens & Needles Custom Tattoo Company

Pens & Needles Custom Tattoo Company is an award-winning tattoo and piercing company with two locations in Colorado Springs. The United States Commerce Association has, for five years running, deemed the company to be the ‘Best of Colorado Springs’ in its tattooing category. The Independent Magazine has recognized the company on multiple occasions, including in the categories of ‘Best Tattoo Parlor’ and ‘Best Piercing Parlor.' The company offers a comprehensive range of tattooing, piercing, and body modification services. Services available in the latter category include ear reconstruction (for gauged ears) custom ear projects, surface anchors, tongue splitting, scarification, and stretching & gauging.

Colorado Springs, CO(719) 391-7367

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Pikes Peak Tattoo

Pikes Peak Tattoo is a Colorado Springs tattoo company that was founded almost 40 years ago by ‘Uncle’ Bud Yates, President of the National Tattoo Association. It offers clients custom tattoos in styles such as traditional, new school, East LA., and portrait, as well as thousands of flash designs to choose from. Tattoo removal and other permanent cosmetic services are also available. The company offers a 20% military discount and has in the past raised more than $1000 for children’s charities. The company has a strong focus on safety and hygiene; it uses an autoclave, it uses separately sterilized pouches for equipment that are opened in front of clients, and it ensures that its needles, pigments, gloves, protective aprons, and protective barriers are all single use.

Colorado Springs, CO(719) 632-5300

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Premier Tattoo

Premier Tattoo is a professional tattoo parlor in Colorado Springs whose staff has more than 25 years of combined experience with tattooing. The business was founded more than a decade ago, and since then has built a reputation for clean and professional service. Customers speak especially highly of the finely detailed work of its artists.

Colorado Springs, CO(719) 633-4045

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Tattoo 719

Tattoo 719 is a fully licensed, fully insured tattoo studio in Colorado Springs. It has a strong emphasis on safety and hygiene; it uses autoclaves and sterility procedures to ensure a clean working environment. In addition to the studio’s own insurance, every tattoo artist is personally insured, and the studio is licensed by the Health Department. Artists specialize in a variety of styles such as portrait, realism, watercolor, tribal, and geometric tattoos. Cover-ups, rework, and repairs are also available, and customers are entitled to a free 30-minute consultation with an artist of their choice.

Colorado Springs, CO(719) 299-3878

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Tattoo Demon

Tattoo Demon is a custom tattoo studio in Colorado Springs that offers customers their choice of thousands of in-house designs. It offers tattoos in all styles, including traditional American, Japanese, and modern popular styles. Previous clients have spoken highly of the welcoming atmosphere, and the studio is open until midnight seven days a week.

Colorado Springs, CO(719) 434-2504

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Trinity Tattoo

Trinity Tattoo is a Colorado Springs tattoo studio that specializes in custom work. It offers tattoos of every size in a wide range of styles, including photo-realism, black and gray, color, old school, watercolor, graffiti, and cover up tattoos. The studio prides itself on being friendly and approachable, and customers praise the relaxed and comfortable atmosphere. The artists have dozens of years of combined experience, and every artist has an online portfolio for potential clients to judge. The studio offers free consultations, and it invites customers to walk in at any time without an appointment. Trinity Tattoo is a faith-based business. The shop believes in supporting its community, offering free pink ribbon tattoos during Breast Cancer Awareness Month for those fighting breast cancer and its survivors.

Colorado Springs, CO(719) 203-5855

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West Side Tattoo and Piercing Gallery

West Side Tattoo and Piercing Gallery is a family business in Colorado Springs that has been voted into the ‘Best Of’ category by the Colorado Springs Independent for six consecutive years. The company was founded more than a decade ago by brothers Aaron and Brian Moore, and since then has built a reputation for quality customer service; previous clients have been especially struck by the relaxed and friendly atmosphere of the studio. The gallery includes a sizable stock of merchandise, with t-shirts, hats, tote bags, dresses, and other apparel on sale. The business is the only authorized dealer of Sullen Clothing in Colorado Springs.

Colorado Springs, CO(719) 219-4800

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