DPJ Yelper of the Week: Brittney S. on Artistic Tattoo

October 14th, 2009

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Brittney S.
Phoenix, AZ
Five-star rating
09.13.09

BrittneySI nervously went in AT to get my septum pierced (the cartilage inside the tip of my nose). I’d been in here a few times before to ask about stretching my ears, and every time I went in I was given excellent service by their piercer/tattoo artist up front, Brent, aka B-Bird.

Unfortunately, they don’t sell much jewelry beyond your basic needs. No cool gauges or plugs for me, and the closest place is Halo and their selection is boring and overpriced. I usually just order my jewelry by way of the internet now (http://bodyartforms.com).

I was told up front the piercing would be $40 including jewelry. I signed my paper stating regulations regarding piercings as B-Bird got his stuff ready. I sat down in the chair and tried to relax the best I could. B-Bird informed me of all the precautions and how to take care of my piercings, then told me to take a deep breath and I closed my eyes. The second it went through my eyes watered up, but before I knew it I was done.

It looks awesome, I’m super excited for it to heal, and B-Bird did a great job taking care of me.

Artistic Tattoo is located at 664 W. Camelback Rd. (602) 230.8333

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