WHERE ARE YOU LOCATED?

I am currently located at Alchemy Tattoo & Gallery. The studio is located at 89 S Evergreen Ave, Arlington Height IL. 

 

Monday: 12:30- 8 PM

Tuesday- 12:30- 8 PM

Wednesday-12:30- 8 PM

Thursday-12:30- 8 PM

Friday-Not Available

Saturday-12:30- 8 PM

Sunday-Not Available

HOW DO I BOOK AN APPOINTMENT?

Please use the button below to jump to the appointment page:

  

 

 Please allow up to four days for a response, if you do not receive one please send another email. My inbox can become flooded at times. You are welcome to use our booking system (vagaro) to set up an in person consultation. Please bring all information and references for your tattoo. 



The more information you can give about the tattoo you want, the easier it will be for me to get an idea of what you are looking for.  Please be specific and open-minded. A non-refundable/non-transferable minimum $100 deposit is required on all appointments. Deposits can be made at the studio during consultation or via PayPal with a $5 processing fee. 

PRICING

I have a $300 minimum.

All tattoos are charged at an hourly rate ($150/hour).

 

Estimates can be provided only at consultation.

 

No estimates will be provided via email, dm, or phone. This is due to the difficulty of estimating how long a tattoo will take to render. Factors that affects include, size and complexity of tattoo, location, 

the client's ability to sit. 

I have a few examples of tattoo and their approximate time to complete. This might give you a better idea of what to expect from a single or multiple sessions.

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Two sessions, Between 2 to 3 hours
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Three Hour session
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Three sessions, Three hours each

DEPOSIT POLICY? 

A non-refundable deposit is required to hold your appointment date in my schedule. Your deposit will be deducted the day that your tattoo has been completed, and will otherwise hold all of your appointment dates. This is important so that the time can be reserved specifically for you! 

 

In the event you need to reschedule, I require an email 48 hours in advance. **in the event of illness an exception can be made.**

No-calls and no-shows will forfeit their deposit and can be denied any future service. All deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable

I will move your appointment with your deposit up to three time before it is forfeited 

Single session pieces: set price with $100 deposit

 

 Multi-session pieces: hourly rate with $100 deposit 

 

All day booking: hourly rate with 3/hr minimum and $100 deposit

ARE TOUCH UPS FREE?

Free touch ups are offered with every tattoo. All clients seeking a touch up must return within 1 YEAR of tattoo date, otherwise a standard tattoo rate may apply. 

AFTER CARE??

IMPORTANT:

 

•  Pleeease only ever wash your tattoo with clean hands- Wash your hands with antibacterial soap before you wash your tattoo.  Personally I use Dial Gold for all my tattoos. 

•  Never use bar soap to clean your tattoo. Liquid soap only!

•  Avoid heavy sweating around the area of your tattoo for at least one week after your appointment.

•  Do not soak your tattoo in any waters (lakes, oceans, pools, bathtubs, etc.) for at least three weeks.

•  Do not use a tanning bed for at least one month after your tattoo appointment, -use SPF sunscreen anytime you will be in the sun after your tattoo is healed.

•  Wear clean, comfortable clothing that won’t rub your tattoo!

•  Never drown your tattoo in too much ointment, salve, or lotion. It needs to breath and too much ointment will prevent the correct healing process from taking place.

 

 

WHAT TO DO IF YOU HAVE SANIDERM (Tegaderm or Dynarex View Guard)

 

•  Please leave your first bandage on your tattoo for 24 hours after your appointment.

•  After 24 hours, while showering, gently remove your bandage. Slowly stretch back the edges of the bandage parallel to your skin, take your time doing this. 

•  Once removed, lather soap in your clean hands, and with lukewarm, running water, gently wash your tattoo clean, thoroughly removing any blood, ink, and plasma that is left behind, and fully rinsing the soap away.   

•  Once clean, gently pat your tattoo dry with a paper towel, make sure not to leave any fibrous pieces of paper towel on the tattoo, air dry for a couple of minutes.

•  Once dry, peel back the papery side of your bandage and apply it to the area from the center outwards. Make sure not to contaminate the sticky side of the bandage. After it is applied, removed the plastic top layer and you’re good to go!

•  Leave your second bandage on your tattoo for up to five days, the longer the better!

•  After you remove your second bandage, use white non-scented lotion to keep your new tattoo moisturized until tattoo is fully healed.

 

WHAT TO DO IF YOU DON’T HAVE SANIDERM

 

•  Leave your first, standard bandage on for at least a couple hours.

•  Before removing bandage, wash your hands thoroughly.

•  Once removed, lather soap in your clean hands , and with lukewarm, running water, gently wash your tattoo clean, thoroughly removing any blood, ink, and plasma that is left behind, and fully rinsing the soap away.   

•  Once clean, gently pat your tattoo dry with a paper towel, make sure not to leave any fibrous pieces of paper towel on the tattoo, air dry for a couple of minutes.

  • Once dry, apply a thin later of scent free salve or ointment. I recommend using aquaphor. Repeat this process at least twice a day for five days. Don’t over wash.

  • After the fifth day of healing discontinue the use of ointment and switch to a white non-scented lotion to keep your new tattoo moisturized until tattoo is fully healed.

 

 

WHAT TO EXPECT

 

  • Your tattoo and the surrounding area might be swollen and red for the next week or so. 

  • Ink may come to surface, this is normal, wash this away and reapply ointment.

  • Do not let your tattoo stick to sheets or clothing. This can pull our color and it might be painful to separate. If this does happen, moisten fabric, and slowly loosen fabric, and remove from skin. Wash tattoo and apply ointment. 

  • Shading may fade and colors may look dull as they heal. This process will be done after about one month. I do free touch ups up to a year after your original appointment date, if it is necessary.

 

********I offer all my clients one free touch up if needed up to one year from the appointment date! I want to ensure you have the best possible tattoo!