FAQ

Below are a series of questions that we regularly get asked and the answers to those questions, if there is anything more you'd like to know please just give us a call or drop us an email!

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

HOW CAN I BOOK AN APPOINTMENT?


So, you want to book in? Great, just email us at blackmarkettattoos@hotmail.com with the following information to make things as quick and easy as possible. • Design idea (any reference pictures are helpful) • Preferred artist (if you have one, otherwise we can decide based on what you want who would be the best for your piece) • Colour or black and grey • Size (please provide a rough size in centimetres or inches, size small/medium/large means nothing because it's different to everyone!) • Placement (where on the body you want the tattoo) • Any budget constraints • What days of the week tend to work best for you




DO I NEED TO PAY A DEPOSIT?


We ask for a £50 deposit to secure your appointment, you're not booked in until we receive this. Deposits are none refundable, but if more than 72 hours notice is given, we can transfer your deposit over once to another date agreed between you and the artist. Your deposit is not transferable to another person or artist. Unfortunately if notice is given less than 72 hours before an appointment, your deposit will be lost.To pay a deposit, you can either drop it off in cash at the studio, or send it to us via PayPal to blackmarkettattoos@hotmail.com (using the friends and family option so PayPal don't take a cut of your money) making sure to include in the notes the artist you're booked in with, the date you're booked in for, and your contact number.




HOW MUCH WILL IT COST?


As our tattooist are all custom tattoo artists, prices can differ greatly and will depend on size, duration and placement. We advise that clients talk directly to the artists about costings.




IT'S MY FIRST TATTOO, WHAT CAN I EXPECT?


We do lots of first tattoos here at BMT! We will talk you through everything we will do, as we're doing it, and do everything we can to help you through the process and make it as easy as possible. We are asked often how much a tattoo will hurt in a certain place, and unfortunately, there's no solid answer! We all feel pain differently to one another, and one persons pain is another persons tickle. Yes, tattoos do hurt, however the beautiful artwork you're left with at the end of that pain outweighs it by far, and pretty much as soon as the tattoo is finished, the pain is forgotten and often, you'll want another one very quickly. If you're planning on getting your first tattoo, pop into the shop and we will have a chat.




HOW OLD DO I NEED TO BE?


It is against the law for anyone under the age of 18 to have a tattoo, no exceptions. We may ask for I.D if you are lucky enough to look young enough!




WHAT DO I NEED TO DO AFTER MY TATTOO?


Don't worry your tattoo artist will talk through in detail all aftercare procedures and give advice on what not to do as well as what to do to aid healing so that you end up with a beautiful peice of art!





CONTACT

ENQUIRIES

Phone: 0116 251 2125 

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ADDRESS

Black Market Tattoo

Upper Floors

7 Silver Street

Leicester

LE1 5YN

(Above Nero's)

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