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Best Tattoo Shops in Las Vegas

2024

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3500 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Ste. E21, Las Vegas, NV 89109
  • Tribal
  • Body Art
  • Piercings

Why choose this provider?

Hart & Huntington Tattoo Co. Las Vegas has been serving clients in the metro since 2004. Its team of tattoo artists can make all tattoo styles. The shop is open for clients who want to pay tribute to their loved ones or those who want to get a tattoo for the first time. One of the artists at the shop, Christian Reilly, started drawing at a young age. He joined the tattoo industry at the age of 17 years old.

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4.6
Facebook
4.7 / 5 (703)
Google
4.6 / 5 (235)
Yelp
4.1 / 5 (109)

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Las Vegas, NV

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3345 East Patrick Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89120
  • Body Art

Why choose this provider?

Beneath The Surface provides custom, exclusive tattoos for clients in Las Vegas. Its artists determine the needs and requests of its customers and create various types of tattoos, including black and gray, color, and fine line designs. The shop also strives to provide a relaxing atmosphere so clients may feel at ease during their tattoo sessions. It welcomes guests artists and accepts online appointments. Beneath The Surface also has an online shop that carries shirts and prints.

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5.0
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (103)

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1501 South Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89104
  • Watercolor Tattoos
  • Piercings
  • Jewelry
  • Traditional Tattoos
  • Neotraditional Tattoos
  • Geometric Tattoos

Why choose this provider?

Koolsville Tattoo LV Blvd is a tattoo shop established in 1985, servicing clients in the Las Vegas area. The LV Blvd branch is just one of many Koolsville Tattoo shops in the Las Vegas strip - easily spotted for its bright pink exterior. Clients may choose from the shop's more than 5,000 designs as their tattoo. Otherwise, Koolsville tattoo artists can work with clients in creating a custom design. The tattoo shop also offers piercing services. Considered the Home of the $10 Tattoo.

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4.0
Facebook
4.3 / 5 (213)
Google
4.3 / 5 (133)
Yelp
3.0 / 5 (118)

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2461 West Horizon Ridge Parkway #110, Henderson, NV 89512
  • Body Art
  • Piercings
  • Traditional Tattoos

Why choose this provider?

Skin Factory Tattoo provides tattooing and body piercing at its Henderson location. Opened in 1995, it maintains a clean, hygienic, and friendly atmosphere. The shop specializes in custom tattoos, and also offers tattoo removal. The Henderson location features Tattoo artists Claudia, Bryce, Devin, and Piercer Sami.

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4.8
Google
4.7 / 5 (158)
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (143)

Website
4090 West Craig Road, North Las Vegas, NV 89032
  • Body Art
  • Traditional Tattoos

Why choose this provider?

Clowny Tattoo Shop offers body ink services to the Las Vegas community. It serves as home to a duo of tattooers, Clowny and Ever, who have been practicing their craft in Sin City for more than eight years. They specialize in a wide range of styles, such as black and gray realism, scripts or lettering, and cover-ups. They can help turn clients’ ideas into actual designs. Interested individuals may book an appointment on the studio's website.

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4.1
Google
4.0 / 5 (121)
Yelp
4.5 / 5 (18)

Website
9151 South Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89123
  • Body Art

Why choose this provider?

Opened in 2012, West Coast Tattoo is a tattoo parlor with two locations in Las Vegas. The studios are made up of renowned artists with various specializations ranging from black & grey tattoos, colored tattoos, and traditional tattoos to portraits. They also offer lettering tattoos, geometric tattoos, scroll tattoos, and cover-ups. In addition to tattooing, West Coast Tattoo artists also perform piercing services. The two shops are operating full week, with walk-ins and appointments being welcomed.

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5.0

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3110 Polaris Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89102
  • Body Art

Why choose this provider?

Zarate Custom Tattoos is a tattoo shop in Las Vegas that offers small or full sleeve art to men and women. Jesse Zarate is the studio's owner and resident artist. His black and grey designs draw inspiration from modern pop culture, timeless religious traditions, and history. The shop also offers custom ink design as well as 3D realistic tattoos. Zarate supports Autism Community Trust, a nonprofit organization based in Las Vegas.

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4.8

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3200 South Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89109
  • Body Art

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Revolt Tattoos is a tattoo studio that serves clients in Las Vegas and nearby areas. The shop provides a variety of custom tattoo designs and styles such as high-end, realism, color, animals, flowers, and portraits. The business was founded by Joey Hamilton in the fall of 2014. This comes after winning the third season of Spike TV’s Ink Master competition. He started Revolt Tattoos with Walter "Sausage" Frank, to build a shop for diverse tattoo artists.

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4.8

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4225 South Eastern Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89119
  • Body Art
  • Traditional Tattoos

Why choose this provider?

Inner Visions Tattoo is a full custom tattoo studio operating in Las Vegas. Owner Joe Riley has been a tattoo artist for over 20 years and is revered for his mastery of biomechanical tattoos and large-scale compositions. His work has been featured in various national and international tattoo magazines. The studio provides consultations and custom work depending on the preferences of clients. It also offers different products to clients like artwork, apparel, and coffee cups.

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5.0
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (1)

Website
3963 Spring Mountain Road, Las Vegas, NV 89102
  • Traditional Tattoos

Why choose this provider?

Founded by Robert Pho, Skin Design Tattoo is a professional tattoo studio that serves clients in Las Vegas. Skin Design specializes in a variety of tattoo designs such as portraits, black and gray patterns, and Polynesian tattoos. Robert Pho offers an impressive track record of 25 years in the tattoo industry and has received numerous accolades from Viva La Tinta, the Art Gathering in LA, and the New York Empire State Expo. Skin Design Tattoo also provides cover-ups and laser tattoo removal services.

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4.7

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6020 West Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV 89103
  • Body Art

Why choose this provider?

Studio 21 Tattoo Gallery is a Las Vegas tattoo shop that has turned clients' ideas into reality since 2003. It specializes in creating diversified tattoo styles and cover-ups. Its various styles have been featured in publications such as the Las Vegas Weekly and Vegas Seven. Studio 21 Tattoo Gallery has experienced artists who are being sought after by local and international clients. Charlie, who started the business with his son, has been offering traditional style tattooing since 1999.

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5.0
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (594)
Facebook
4.9 / 5 (193)

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Introduction

    A tattoo is body art that leaves permanent designs or pictures on the skin. They're applied via needle by depositing ink onto the second layer of skin. While the first tattoos were applied manually with a single needle that was first saturated in ink, today's tattoos are done by a machine. These machines feature multiple needles that pierce the skin simultaneously, speeding up the process and creating tattoos that are more visually appealing.

    Tattoos are usually done in licensed tattoo shops. These shops adhere to health and cleaning standards and are typically regulated by state and municipal governments. While tattoos are generally safe, there are associated risks, including skin infections. Any person getting a tattoo is legally required to be at least 18 years of age. It's also inadvisable for anyone who isn't in good health to get a tattoo, as the body requires time and energy to heal and prevent infection.

  • What should you know before getting your first tattoo?

    Before getting tattooed, it's important to think about design and placement. A tattoo is a permanent fixture on the body, and it's important not to rush into things. You should also consider the artist's background and take time to look into their portfolio to ensure their style best suits the tattoo you want.

  • What are some examples of tattoo styles?

    There are many types of tattoo styles, and it's important for a person to familiarize themselves with them before they select a design. Styles include:

    • Americana: Bold lines, vivid colors
    • Japanese: Large images that cover the back, arms, and legs
    • Black and Grey: Colorless grayscale designs
    • Stick-n-Poke: Thick, bold, black lines and small designs
    • Blackwork: Bold black lines and larger geometric shapes

  • Is tipping expected & how much to tip on your tattoo?

    While most tattoo artists don't expect tips, it's often appreciated. If you're happy with the work your tattoo artist has done, consider tipping between 15% and 25%. If the tattoo requires multiple sessions, a flat amount per session is appropriate.

  • What are some basic tattoo aftercare tips?

    It's important to follow all aftercare directions provided by the tattoo artist. Usually, artists will advise clients to ensure that tattoos are kept clean and dry. After showering, the tattoo should be gently patted dry and treated with Vaseline or another tattoo aftercare product.

  • What are the best practices for healing a tattoo?

    After removing the dressing, it's important to keep the tattoo clean, dry, and uncovered. Applying Vaseline or another recommended ointment can help to speed up the healing process. As they heal, tattoos can sometimes itch, but it's vital that you don't scratch or pick at it.

  • What are the most and least painful places to get a tattoo?

    Parts of the body that have the most nerve endings are generally the most painful to have tattooed. That includes the head, ears, and face. Places that don't have a lot of fat, such as the fingers, shoulder blades, and feet, are typically more painful. The least painful parts of the body to get tattooed include the outer arm, buttocks, and thighs.