Getting a tattoo is an important decision as it will be with you forever unless you want to deal with the process and the pain of having it removed. It is of ultimate importance to engage a reliable tattoo artist or studio to do your tattoo to prevent disasters like skin infection, spelling mistakes, irresponsible approaches to tattooing, and so on.
Here in Singapore, there are many artists and studios that provide exceptional service, design, and consultation. For some, they even provide body piercing. This list is composed of highly rated, trustworthy, reliable, and credible tattoo artists in Singapore.
Check out our list of the best tattoo artists and studios in Singapore below.
Best Tattoo Artists and Studios in Singapore
|Services||Body tattoo, Piercing|
|Price Range||Tattoo pricing from $100|
For bigger, more complex pieces, it will either be charged an hourly rate of $200 or quote by piece.
|Contact Details||+65 94239655|
|Address||865 Mountbatten Road Katong Shopping Centre #01-93|
Be Myself & Free.
Art is an outlet for you to explore your thoughts and be free. Come and share your thoughts and ideas with us for your next tattoo. We will work with you to turn your thoughts into ink on your skin. – Nina, founder of BMF Ink
Located in the heart of East Coast, Singapore, BMF Ink was established by Nina when she decided to strike out on her own. BMF Ink prides itself on professionalism, ethics, and above all else, awesome pieces of art and tattoos for the world to see.
- Monochromatic linework and dotwork
- Through one-on-one consultations
- Accepts walk-in consultations
- Customized tattoos
- $100 for simple tattoos and $200/hour for complex tattoos
Highly recommend BMF Ink Tattoo Studio. Nina is a friendly and professional tattoo artist. I have had an awesome experience throughout my tattoo sessions. She was very patient listen to what I wanted and gave some ideas, placement, and aftercare. I love the tattoo that she designed for me. Definitely will be back again for my next tattoo. Thank you, Nina. – Liow Jingwen
|Services||Custom Tattoo, Hairline tattoo(embroidery), Eyebrow micro-blading, Scalp micro-pigmentation.|
|Price Range||Tattoo From: $100 onwards|
Hairline tattoo: $800
Scalp micropigmentation: $1500
|Contact Details||+659652 2546|
|Address||1 West Coast Drive #01-K16 Singapore 128020|
Established in 2008, we open our doors to create colorful mobile canvases that walk the earth with pride. We are the very first studio in Singapore that provides both tattoo and hair services under one roof. Our motto is ‘Dedicated to Artistic Perfection’, we aim to achieve the highest standard in art form on the human skin so that only satisfied customers will be walking out of our studio.
The studio is named after our daughter ‘Charlotte’ because she is the spark that brightens everything. Resident artist Nick Lim has been in the tattoo industry for 24 years. Holding a diploma in graphic design and a degree in applied arts come in useful when designing the perfect skin art for every individual.
We strictly adhere to hygiene and health. Our studio is equipped with hospital-grade sterilizers and sanitizers to provide our customers with a safe and sterile environment. We provide tattoo aftercare and we carry pharmaceutical-grade numbing agents for those who wish to sit through a tattoo session more comfortably.
- Hygienic and sterile tattoo parlor
- Numbing available
- Graduated from Art school with more than 20 years of tattooing experience under his belt
- An eye for the finest detail in the artwork
- Light-handed, no bleeding during the tattoo session
Had my first tattoo done by a tattoo artist; Nick, he is professional and also very friendly. For first-timers who are afraid of pain/had a low tolerance, I would recommend the numbing cream as it was very effective! Overall, it’s a pleasurable experience. Thank you, Nick! – Conning
|Services||Body tattoo, Piercing|
|Price Range||The price range varies on design, size, and complexity of work.|
|Contact Details||+65 67377948|
|Address||150 Orchard Road #03-12 Orchard Plaza Singapore 238841|
8 Volts Tattoo Studio is founded by Joe Wang in 2007. He is a highly motivated, avid, and passionate tattooer who won several awards from various international tattoo conventions in Europe. Joe loves to exchange ideas and is capable of delivering quality work to every individual client, while readily giving professional advice regarding tattoos.
Currently, 8 Volts Tattoo has four skilled and friendly artists: Alize Low, Nue, and Moo, including Joe Wang. Their portfolio has a wide array of amazing designs specially curated for clients. They are a highly-rated tattoo studio with many years of experience.
8 Volts Tattoo Studio is situated in a tranquil mall Orchard Plaza along Orchard Road, a bustling shopping street in the heart of Singapore City. They are an appointment-based shop, walk-ins are always welcome though subject to availability. Check out our social media platforms for regular updates and more current information.
- Great atmosphere
- Insane level of skill in their artwork
- First-class hygiene
I got my first tattoo with @pigeonpokes_ on Thursday, and she was so great! Kind, courteous, and professional, gave me a beautiful design and was such a wonderful tattoo artist. She kept checking I was okay and also if needed breaks. It was a mostly painless process and I really enjoyed my experience. – Aveline Yang
|Services||Custom Tattoos, Blacklight Uv Tattoos, Coverup Tattoos, Feminine floral tattoos, Fineline letterings, Polynesian Maori sleeves intricate Japanese oriental pieces, you name it, we do it.|
|Price Range||Prices start from $100. Please WhatsApp +65 8846 4444 with the design, design references if any, placement & estimated size in cm/inch for a free quotation.|
|Contact Details||+65 8846 4444|
|Address||14 Scotts Rd #05-60 Far East Plaza Singapore 228213|
Whether you’re a seasoned tattoo collector or a fearful first-timer, our friendly and approachable tattoo artists at Inkvasion Tattoo Studio are committed to providing tattoos that will fulfill all our client’s expectations and will do their best to make you feel comfortable and at ease.
Their studio is easily accessible, just a minute’s walk from Orchard MRT, located at Far East Shopping Centre in the heart of Singapore’s renowned Orchard road shopping district. The tattooists at Inkvasion are proficient in a wide range of tattoo styles such as Japanese oriental, traditional American, tribal Polynesian, words & scripts, dot work, black & grey, pet portraits, fine line tattoos & much more head over to @inkvasionsg on Instagram to view our work.
- Versatile tattoo designs
- Safe and pain-free numbing options
- Accessible location
Had my first tattoo done by Glenn and enjoyed the experience and results. He offered great advice in terms of the design and was thoroughly professional in his craft, so much so I’m already considering more! – Hashwin Singh
|Services||Piercing Services and Jewellery Changing Services.|
Tattoo Services., Selling Aftercare Products for Tattoos & Piercings, Piercing Jewellery Products.
|Price Range||Price Range for Tattoos – $60 >|
The price range for Piercings – is $ 35 -$150
|Contact Details||+65 68340558|
|Address||Far East Plaza, 14 Scotts Rd #04-11 & #04-103 Singapore 228213|
Gurkha Tattoos & Piercings is a three-generation family-run business established in 1942. The late Tattoo Master Indra Bahadur founded our humble family tradecraft, famously known for the two thumbs on his right tattoo hand. Our family is of Nepalese origin and is Singapore’s Pioneer Tattoo Family.
We specialize in both tattoos and piercings services. We offer our clients a choice of either male or female tattoo artists or female pierces. We offer a wide selection of piercing jewelry and tattoo and piercing aftercare products. Exotic Tattoos & Piercings is a Gurkha Tattoo Family Owned Establishment.
- Customized designs
- Aftercare products
Had my ear lobe piercings. The staff was gentle yet quick to do the piercing. Piercing by the needle felt less traumatic than the typical gun piercing as there was no “shot” sound. And it was almost painless. It’s been several days since I had my piercings and everything is good. – Joanna Chen
|Price Range||Prices are based on design, size, and amount of time|
|Contact Details||+65 8660 0070|
|Address||2 Sembawang Walk, Singapore 757616|
Based in Singapore, MELVIN TATTOO SG (SINGAPORE), has been tattooing since 2004 and started traveling tattoo around the world in 2006. He has taken part in a number of conventions, including those across Asia & Europe. True to his culture he specializes in tattoos such as Chinese Painting, Calligraphy, and Oriental Abstract, but he is always open to new tattoo ideas for sure. His body is the canvas of his life – where experiences are hidden under the lines and shadings on his arms, legs, shoulders, and backs. “Like everyone else, He was born naked and crying, waiting for his life to be painted freely on his Skin.
- Chinese Painting Tattoo
- Calligraphy Tattoo
- Oriental Abstract Tattoo
My experience with Melvin has been nothing but great. From the consultation to the tattooing process, he demonstrated his professionalism and was very transparent with all my queries. Last but not least, the tattoo turned out great and because of his friendly personality, I have gained a friend as well. Will definitely return again. Keep up the great work! – John C
|Price Range||From $60 for small tattoos (eg. word tattoos, infinity signs)|
Louis charges $400 per hour for bigger tattoos (eg. full back tattoos, sleeve tattoos)
Kian and Mh are at $150 per hour
|Contact Details||+65 8163 0700|
|loAddress||37b Boat Quay (Level 3) Singapore 049826|
LOVESICK TATTOO studio (Singapore), was established in 2012. Founded by tattoo artist Louis Tham who has been in this profession for a decade. Alongside Louis, Lovesick Tattoo Singapore has two professional resident tattooists M.H. and Kian Tan. All three artist has different unique styles. Louis specializes in Black and Grey realism tattoos while Kian has created his own unique style by infusing Japanese art with dot works.
- Award-winning tattoo artist for black and grey designs
- Customized tattoos
- Accepts walk-ins
- Affordable price for small tattoo designs
The vibe of the studio was great and everyone seemed really cool and welcoming. Exactly what you’d want when getting tattooed. – Bernie Lin
|Services||tattoos, body piercings|
|Price Range||Prices start from $45 for piercings/ and $80 for tattoos|
|Contact Details||+65 96234477|
|Address||3 Coleman Street, Peninsula Shopping Centre, #02-30 Singapore 179804|
Ink By Finch Tattoo Studio was founded in 2003. They provide custom tattoos that their customers love, at the highest quality!
They are a professional studio with a welcoming laid back atmosphere. Their artists and staff provide a professional and friendly atmosphere so come in and talk to us about the tattoo & body piercing you’d love to have.
- Full customization of tattoos
- Discounts for regular clients
- Numerous convenient online payment options
- Full range of body modification services
- Accepts weekend appointments
Don’t look any further if you wanna get a tattoo! I texted them 2 hours before my appointment and I could just walk in. I got tattooed by Jae and she is literally the sweetest person ever! She was super patient with me and she really made me feel at home 10/10 recommend it! – Eva Suijen
|Services||Body Tattoos, Tattoo Sleeves, Tattoo Lessons, Tattoos for men and women, Tattoo Removal, Bespoke Tattoo|
|Price Range||Tattoo Pricing starts from $100.|
Full arm/leg tattoo from $600
Big leg/big arm from $700
Full arm/ chest – big arm from $1,200
Full leg/ full back tattoo from $1,500
|Contact Details||+65 9772 9704|
|Address||244 Geylang Road, Singapore 389303|
Shadow Show Tattoo was started by tattoo artist Helen Li in 2004. She founded this institution because of her fanatical pursuits in the art of tattooing and tattoo designs. Her team has been developing tattoo ideas and in 2010, a new branch of the tattoo shop officially began operations in Singapore. Over the years, Shadow Show Tattoo artists have been loving tattoos, and experimenting with tattoos, with the highest, most stringent industry regulation to impose strict demands on themselves to continuously improve. The tattoo artists’ beliefs are to persevere when going through challenging times, to seek a breakthrough in exploration, and grow through continuous practice.
To Shadow Show Tattoo, tattoos are a unique art. With our years of industry experience, we’ll like to remind all prospective customers that having a tattoo should not be an impulsive decision as the results are usually permanent. Please do not select a tattoo shop only because it is cheap, as you may be paying a high price should the results not turn out well.
- Minimal pain
- Skilled tattoo artists
- Amazing tattoo designs
- Well-maintained shop
I had a cover-up tattoo done by Human and he did a fantastic job. He designed it exactly how I wanted it but also made some good suggestions on size and placement. He’s very creative and detail orientated in his work. The studio itself is so well run, credit to Helen for creating such a great environment. Everyone is friendly and professional, customer service is fantastic. Highly recommend! – Hannah
Memory Lane Tattoo Studio
|Services||Body tattoo, Watercolour tattoo, Coverup tattoo, Scar coverup, Calligraphy tattoo, Soundwave tattoo, Body piercing, Temporary tattoo|
|Price Range||Tattoo pricing from $100|
A4 size from $500
Full sleeve from $1500
Full-back from $3000
Tattoo pricing varies depending on design, size, complexity
|Contact Details||+65 8720 9852|
|Address||19 Haji Lane #02-01 Singapore 189212|
Memory Lane is a highly regarded Tattoo Studio – both within and outside the tattooing industry, as we have developed a strong reputation as a reliable and trustworthy establishment.
We are not here just for the money, as our reputation is our most valuable asset, and we want all our clients to enjoy the best possible experience through our quality workmanship and excellent customer service.
Every art piece produced at Memory Lane enjoys the highest quality and standards available in the industry. If clients are not 100% satisfied with our work, we provide free touch-up services to ensure satisfaction. We may not be the cheapest around, but our quality is assured, and our excellent customer experience is second to none.
We assure every client that each art piece is unique and fully customized. There will and can only be that one piece in the world (unless you come in with a ready design to ink). If you’re looking for a unique piece of art to call your very own, there can only be one choice. Memory Lane is your destination!
- Coloured and monochrome tattoos
- Freehand and customized designs
- A large team of tattoo artists
Nice place to get a great tattoo. Owners are friendly, professional, and accommodating, giving lots of ideas to ensure you get what you want. The artwork and workmanship are perfect, highly recommend it. If you want to get a tattoo and do not have any idea, here is a place for you. Prices are reasonable too, definitely will be going there for more! – Mervin Peh
As we wrap up our look into Singapore’s tattoo world, we’ve found the coolest artists and studios around. They turn body art into something really special, from detailed designs to super skilled work. Why settle for average when you can get something amazing from these top tattoo artists? Book your session now for a creative adventure and some personal style. And if you’re into all things grooming, check out our guide to the best barbershops in Singapore. It’s your roadmap to balancing awesome tattoos and a fresh style, leaving both the tattoo place and barbershop feeling awesome and inspiring. Your journey of self-expression starts here!
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