BE PREPARED FOR YOUR UPCOMING APPOINTMENT

Tattoo Prep

Be prepared for your tattoo appointment!


First off, thank you for choosing Skintricate Tattoo Company as your shop of choice!! You are about to receive a professional, safe, and sterile tattoo. Here is what you can do to be ready! Please read all points thoroughly, as exceptions will not be made for those unprepared for their appointments.

  1. Do not forget your photo ID, you must be 18 and up to get tattooed without parental consent. If you do not have ID, you can not get tattooed. NO exceptions.
  2. You can get tattooed at 16 and 17 with parental consent. Your parent must sign you in to your appointment to sign your consent form. Both YOU and your parent must present valid photo ID. NO exceptions.
  3. Due to COVID and capacity restrictions, we recommend coming to your appointment alone. A guest can accompany you to the shop, however they will either have to wait downstairs, or possibly in the car, or outside, if reception gets too full.
  4. Get a good night's rest.
  5. No excessive drinking the night before.
  6. Make sure to eat and drink before your appointment.
  7. Wear comfortable clothing for long appointments and feel free to bring snacks and non-alcoholic drinks to tide you over!
  8. Arrive 5 minutes before your appointment, to fill out necessary paperwork. No earlier please.
  9. We strive to provide a comfortable and safe tattooing environment. We generally have music or movies on and plenty of chatter. If you would like to drown out the noise, feel free to bring headphones with you to listen to your own music/movies on your phone!
  10. Please make sure to double, or triple, check the spelling, spacing, placement, sizing, etc. of your stencil before the tattoo begins and be sure to communicate with your artist about anything!
  11. If you have any changes, please email us at skintricate@gmail.com, or call. A little heads up is very helpful. Complete design changes ABSOLUTELY require notice, 48 hours prior to your appointment (or to your drawing date if you have one!), otherwise your deposit will be forfeited to the artists' time spent on your artwork. Last minute changes aren't forbidden, as we do want you to get what you want of course, however you will be required to put down a new deposit (or pay full price without a deposit) for the new design.
  12. If you need to reschedule, we require 48 hours notice, otherwise your deposit will be forfeited for the artists' time being lost. Please call the shop at 905-858-5055 to reschedule, we DO NOT reschedule via email. Please leave a voicemail if you don't reach us, they are timestamped.
  13. We accept cash, credit, and debit as payment. Please remember all products and services are subject to HST.
  14. Please feel free to download our free app for tattoo aftercare instructions at your fingertips always, as well as our loyalty program. Get 20% off your 10th tattoo appointment! Just open our app and present your phone to us at the counter when cashing out and we will give you a virtual stamp!
  15. Please also feel free to login into our CLIENT PORTAL via our free app to view upcoming appointment dates to keep track any time!
  16. Please download our tattoo aftercare instructions here, and don't hestitate to ask any questions about it when you are here for your tattoo. We offer non-scented soap and lotion for purchase that is specifially geared towards tattoos and much more recommended than store-bought items! Soap and lotion are $15+tax each, or $25+tax for both!
We greatly look forward to having you and hope you are excited about your upcoming tattoo! Please don’t hesitate to email or call us with any questions or concerns. See you soon!





Piercing Prep

Be prepared for your piercing appointment!


First off, thank you for choosing Skintricate Tattoo Company as your shop of choice!! You are about to receive a professional, safe, and sterile piercing. Here is what you can do to be ready! Please read all points thoroughly, as exceptions will not be made for those unprepared for their appointments, especially for any persons under 18, there will be no exceptions made for not bringing appropriate ID with you. ​​

  1. You must be 16 and up to get pierced without parental consent. 18 and up, with valid photo ID, for nipples and genitals. No ID, no piercing. NO exceptions.
  2. Minimum age limits WITH parental consent:
    • 5/6 for earlobes;
    • 13 for cartilage and nostril;
    • 14 for all other ear piercings and belly button.
  3. Valid ID options for underage chilren - any TWO of the following (NO EXCEPTIONS!):
    1. passport
    2. non-photo health card
    3. birth certificate
    4. student card
  4. Under 16, your parent must sign you in to your appointment to sign your consent form. Both YOU and your parent must present valid photo ID.
  5. Due to COVID and capacity restrictions, we must ask that you only bring one guest with you.
  6. Get a good night's rest.
  7. No excessive drinking the night before.
  8. Make sure to eat and drink before your appointment.
  9. Arrive 5 minutes before your appointment, to fill out necessary paperwork.
  10. Please make sure to double, or triple, check the placement of your piercing before the Anna pierces you with a needle, and be sure to communicate with her about anything! Piercing services are non-refundable.
  11. If you need to reschedule, please call the shop at 905-858-5055. Please leave a voicemail if you don't reach us!
  12. Piercing aftercare is not included in the service. It is $15+tax on top of your piercing price.
  13. Basic titanium jewellery is included in the prices on the price list. Fancy Titanium options are available and are $30 extra on top of the prices on the price list. White, yellow, and rose gold available as well, prices vary depending on which you choose. We do not have an online catalog, as inventory changes way too quickly, however you can check it out when you arrive. Feel free to ask Anna or the counter staff for help!
  14. We accept cash, credit, and debit as payment. Please remember all products and services are subject to HST.
  15. Please feel free to download our free app for piercing aftercare instructions at your fingertips always, as well as our loyalty program! Get your 8th piercing free! Just open our app and present your phone to us at the counter when cashing out and we will give you a virtual stamp!
  16. Please also feel free to login into our CLIENT PORTAL via our free app to view upcoming appointment dates to keep track any time!
  17. Please download the appropriate aftercare instructions from below, and don't hestitate to ask any questions about it when you are here for your piercing. We offer hypoallergenic, all-natural sea salt sprat for purchase that is specifially geared towards piercings and much more recommended than store-bought items! It is $15+tax.
    1. General Piercing Aftercare (all ear piercings, facial and nostril, navel/belly)
    2. Oral Piercing Aftercare (smiley, tongue, and web)
    3. Microdermal Aftercare (microdermals only)
We greatly look forward to having you and hope you are excited about your upcoming piercing! Please don’t hesitate to email or call us with any questions or concerns. See you soon!





Tattoo Consult Prep

Be prepared for your tattoo consult!


First off, thank you for choosing Skintricate Tattoo Company as your shop of choice!! Here is what you can do to be ready for your tattoo consult! Please read all points thoroughly, as exceptions will not be made for those unprepared for their appointments.

  1. Due to COVID and capacity restrictions, we must ask that you come to your appointment alone. No guests are allowed in the tattoo room, and unfortunately we also can't accommodate them in reception for the time being, sorry!
  2. Consults are done by our highly trained counter staff and Management, who discuss your design ideas with our artists and get pricing and timing information for you and help book you in. The tattoo artists do not come down for every tattoo consult, as they are tattooing, however if needed, they are happy to come down when necessary.
  3. Consults are free of charge, and you are not required to book, however if you do decide to go ahead and book, a deposit of $50 upwards to $200 is required to secure appointment spots. The deposit comes off the final price of the tattoo once completed, as long as all cancellation/reschedule policies are met.
  4. We accept cash, credit, and debit as payment.
  5. Please come prepared with reference photos either printed or on your phone, if you have any! Google the tattoo you would like, such as "butterfly tattoo" or "cross tattoo" and save ones that you like the style of, or the shape of, or the colours of, etc.
  6. If you are looking for script, feel free to browse www.dafont.com from the comfort of your own home and save some screenshots or print images of fonts you may like.
  7. For portraits, please have a few options for pictures you would like tattooed, that way the artist can choose the one that will make the best tattoo!
  8. Please feel free to download our free app for tattoo aftercare instructions at your fingertips always, as well as our loyalty program. Get 20% off your 10th tattoo appointment! Just open our app and present your phone to us at the counter when cashing out and we will give you a virtual stamp!
  9. Please also feel free to login into our CLIENT PORTAL via our free app to view upcoming appointment dates to keep track any time!
We greatly look forward to having you and hope you are excited about discussing your next tattoo! Please don’t hesitate to email or call us with any questions or concerns. See you soon!





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