Deciding who to go to before getting inked is huge. It's a serious business — is the ink good? Is the artist's hand steady? Are they reliable? Will I get Hepatitis C?! We asked around and compiled a short list of places recommended by people (and Facebook too, sorry). Judging from the feedback and responses they've gotten, these tattooists seem pretty reliable.
If you're looking for artists and starting prices, this will help you out.
(all pictures are off each Tattooists' Facebook Pages)
Starting Price: Rs. 3,000
Specializes in: Dot work, line work, and shading.
Contact: 077 220 4104
Starting Price: Rs. 7,000
Specializes in: Watercolour
Contact: 077 724 2234
Starting Price: Rs. 2,500
Specializes in: Freehand, Polynesian
Contact: 077 167 2872
Starting Price: Rs. 5,000
Specializes in: (Didn't specify, and asked to check his work out on his page, instead. Pretty much an all rounder, and does really fine line, minimalist, and intricate work)
Contact: 077 188 9799
Starting Price: Rs. 1,500
Specializes in: Graywash and black work. They also seem to have metallic inks.
Contact: 077 768 1626
Starting Price: Rs. 2,000
Specializes in: (Also didn't specify, and asked to check his work out on FB/IG instead. Seems to do a lot of black inked work, mostly Polynesian and shadings)
Contact: 071 241 3159
Happy inking and make sure to always ask for fresh, sterilized needles!