FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

COMMON QUESTIONS ANSWERED FOR YOU

General

  • Strictly No Children
  • No person under the age of 18 will be tattooed
  • Artwork remains the property of the artist prior and post tattooing
  • Design Fees will only be applicable if a full session is needed for a design or if the design already agreed upon is changed at the last minute

Payment Options

  • Deposit Can Be Paid Via EFT/ Cash/ Card
  • EFT Payment Into Standard Bank Savings Account Prior To Appointment. Use Name & Date Of Appointment As Reference
  • No Cheques/ American Express or Diners Club
  • Bank Charges on Deposit Refunds (5% Fee Will Be Charged If Refund Is Requested Within 48 Hours

Costs

  • We Have A Session Rate And a Full Day Rate Which Differs From Artist To Artist Based On Experience Level
  • We Have a Starting Rate
  • Please Feel Free To Contact Us For a Quotation

Booking

  • Once You Have Chosen Your Prefered Tattoo Artist, You Can Drop Us An Email, a WhatsApp or Pop In To The Studio. We Will Set Up A Quick Consult If Necessary. (Bring All Your Ideas And Reference Material Either Printed Or On a Memory Stick)
  • We Will Then Make You A Booking And a 50% Deposit Will Be Payable And Serve As A Booking And Design Deposit (This Amount Will Be Deducted From The Final Cost Of Your Tattoo)
    • A 50% Deposit Is Required To Secure Your Booking. Designing Will Only Be Done Once The Deposit Is Paid.
    • Deposit Must Be Paid Within 24 Hours From Making The Booking Or It Will Automatically Be Released
    • Any Appointment Not Cancelled Or Postponed At Least 48 Hours Notice Will Forfeit Deposits Paid
    • If A Design Has Been Completed And Initial Acceptance Has Taken Place, Any Changes Will Be Charged For Accordingly

Vouchers

  • Vouchers Are Valid For One Year From Date Of Purchase And a Minimum Of R500 Applies. Vouchers Can Be Bought In Studio

Operating Hours

  • The Studio Is Open 7 Days a Week
  • 9am To 6pm
  • Tuesdays 9am To 10pm
    Late Appointments Will Be At An Additional Cost

Aftercare

  • We Will Cover Your Tattoo With Cling Wrap / Plastic Cover
  • Leave This On For A Minimum Of 4 Hours, But Not Longer Than The Next Day
  • Remove Cover And Wash With Your Hand Using Anti-Bacterial Soap & Warm Water
  • Ensure You Remove All The Excess Residual Vaseline, Plasma, & Ink
  • Pat Dry With A Piece Of Paper Towel & Allow To Air Dry For Approx. 10 Minutes
  • Then Apply a Thin Layer Of Bepanthen or E24
  • Do Not Soak Your Tattoo In Water (What Happens To Your Scabs Happens To Tattoos Too)
  • Your Tattoo Will Itch. Do Not Scratch It
  • Do Not Swim
  • Stay Out Of The Sun
  • Your Tattoo Will Take a Full Two Months To Heal. The First Week Is The Most Important As It Is Still An Open Wound And Stand a Chance Of Infection If You Do Not Follow These Guidlines Closely

Touch Ups

  • Bigger Projects: Touch Ups Will Be Done At The Next Session
  • Small Pieces: One Round Of Touch Ups Will Be Done Within 6 Months Of Receiving The Tattoo (Waiting Period of 1 Month Applies)
  • High Risk: No Touch Ups On Feet or Hands As Risk Was Explained

Proceedure On Day Of Appointment

  • Arrive Timeously
  • First 30 Minutes Are Spent On Design Finalisation
  • Stenciling Of The Design
  • Tattoo Time

Book Your Appointment Now!

Location

Block D, El Ridge Office Park,
100 Elizabeth Rd,
Boksburg, Gauteng

Contact

info@awhetattoo.co.za

072 248 0092

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