Think of getting inked, think Pink Tattoos. Lynda Chean’s Pink Tattoos, which turns six in September, is on (needle) point – with its boutique-y, hip location, the studio is clean and comfortable, festooned with framed artworks, owl figurines and everything else bright and beautiful.
Most common tattoo mistake: ‘Your boyfriend, girlfriend, or significant other’s name’ – Lynda Chean
Home to siblings Eddie David, Simon David and Lina David, as well as apprentice-turned-artist Russell Lloyd, the award-winning Borneo Ink opened its doors in 1999. Today, it’s one of the most sought after studios in KL – especially if custom and traditional or tribal tattoos are up your alley.
Most common tattoo mistake: ‘Water colour tattoos; the colours fade quicker than you think’ – Russell Lloyd
For over ten years, Bloody Ink Tattoo has existed in one form or another; in previous lives, they’ve taken on different alter egos, names and tattoo artists. Today, the studio specialises in dot works, geometric, Japanese, old school and tribal designs.
Most common tattoo mistake: ‘People who choose to ink on the same tattoos that actors and singers like David Beckham and G-Dragon have on them’ – Hanzhi