We're so stoked that you're considering Axiom for your first (or next!) tattoo! We also realize you may have a lot of questions, and good news - we've got you covered. Check out our FAQ's below - or call, text, email, or stop by anytime!
All appointments require a deposit, which will go towards the final payment for your tattoo. Send us your ideas to receive a quote! All tattoos are lifelong decisions, so we encourage a discussion between you and your tattoo artist. Schedule yours today! We can't wait to meet you.
A government issued photo ID, payment method, water and snacks, and something to distract yourself with.
All tattoo appointments are final. All deposits are non-refundable. DEPOSITS: A deposit (ranging from $50-$200) will be required to secure your tattoo appointment once you have decided to move forward with your tattoo. The deposit amount goes towards your tattoo. Deposits are not refundable and are required for all appointments.
If you need to reschedule, please text us at least 72 hours before your appointment time (858) 490-0107. If your reschedule is approved, your deposit will be transferred to the new appointment.
If you cancel, do not show up for your appointment, or decide not to get tattooed at your appointment you will not receive a refund and your deposit will be forfeited.
Per California state law, you must be 18 years of age or older to get tattooed. No exceptions will be made.
We love family and friends, however, only one person will be allowed to accompany you to the tattoo chair.
Wear comfy clothing that allows for easy access to the tattoo area. We highly recommend wearing dark colored clothing to avoid any stains from ink. For tattoos in sensitive areas, we offer privacy screens and pasties, just let your artist know what will make you most comfortable!
Pets/companion animals are not allowed inside of the shop for sanitary reasons. Service dogs and psychiatric service dogs are welcome as required by California Law.
A minimum of 4 weeks.
7-10 days surface healing, 4-6 weeks total healing.
A minimum of 4 weeks.
Get plenty of rest, drink lots of water and eat a filling meal before your appointment.
Absolutely. We follow every safety precaution to ensure that our equipment is sterile.
Ribs can be painful, for first tattoos we recommend the upper arm.