How old do I have to be to get a tattoo?
law states that anyone 18 years or older (with valid I.D.) may
participate in the tattoo process.
2. How old do I have to be get a piercing?
minimum age for a body piercing (above the waist) is 15 years old
with a picture I.D. This also includes having a parent or guardian
present with valid I.D. and a birth certificate of the minor.
3. Is the equipment sterile?
All tattoo and piercing needles are single use 316L implant grade
steel and discarded to a bio-waste facility after each use. All
piercing jewelry is steam sterilized in a medical autoclave which is
tested monthly by a medical facility as mandated by the Texas
Department of Health.
4. How much does a tattoo cost?
shop minimum on a tattoo procedure is $60; depending the on size,
detail and placement on the skin. Larger tattoos will be negotiated
between the client and tattoo professional during consultation.
5. Is getting a tattoo or piercing painful?
Cedar Springs Tattoo, we provide a fun and relaxing environment to
erase the procedure process. The tattoo needles pierced the second
layer of skin, causing very minimal trauma. The process is
comparable to scratching a sunburn. Piercing needles pierce through
the tissue with a medical hollow needle causing very little trauma
and minimal to zero scarring. This proves s very fast and not
6. How can I make an appointment?
Walk-in customers are always welcomed! You can come into the shop
and make an appointment at any time during business hours. Someone
will always be ready to assist you if you wish to make an
appointment via phone 214-559-3706. You can also contact us at Cedar
Springs Tattoo or on our Facebook page where you will also find
portfolios for the perfect artist that suit your tattoo needs.
7. How long does the tattoo or piercing take to heal?
healing time for a tattoo is usually 2-3 weeks with proper care.
Piercing can take anywhere from 4-8weeks depending on the location
of the procedure. All your after care needs are met with a verbal
instruction on maintenance and a physical after care instruction
sheet for follow up. All after care is provided in the lobby for
both tattoos and piercings. We carry Aquaphor for tattoo healing
along with the medicated soap Provon (you will not find in stores),
which works perfectly for tattoos and piercings. We also carry
H2Ocean for that speedy recovery your piercings and finally a
non-alcoholic mouth rinse for any oral piercings. Ask us about
package specials on all the aftercare!