World mental health day 2019#oursayIn this industry, we are no strangers to mental health issues. Over the years, we have been shocked, moved and brought to tears by the stories we have heard from our customers. We think tattooing is simply about giving someone the chance to relax for a few hours outside of their … Continue reading World Mental Health Day 2019
Corona virus - important information Good afternoon! As you all know, the UK is currently under threat from Covid -19. We would like to reassure our customers that as a studio, we are adhering as always to strict hygiene protocols and practices. In this industry, we are already geared up to deal with the threat … Continue reading Covid – 19 – Important Information
Here at Rivers of Ink, we pride ourselves on only ever using a design once, and on making people’s ideas a reality. We can work to any brief, and we like to make sure that you are involved throughout the process. Here’s a little run down of how things work from the moment you step … Continue reading How does custom work?
You’ve made an appointment at your local friendly studio, and are excited about your upcoming body modification. However, maybe you’re a little nervous, or you’re not sure how to make sure everything goes ahead as planned. Do not fear, as long as you follow the below advice you will be sure to have an awesome … Continue reading How to prepare for your body mod.
So, you’ve decided what you want, made your appointment, endured the pain and now you have a new piercing. Unfortunately, it’s been a little while and maybe your piercing isn’t looking as pretty as it could be, or it’s causing you problems. What do you do now? Well, here are some guidelines on how to … Continue reading How to deal with a troublesome piercing.
Daith piercings have had a massive surge in popularity over the last year. I can see why. They’re cute, unusual and sometimes, I must stress sometimes, they can have some unexpected benefits for those that suffer with migraines. Put simply, a daith piercing is a piercing which passes through the innermost fold of cartilage in … Continue reading Daith Piercings – what are they, what do they do and what you can expect.
Piercings: We cannot stress how important it is for you to NOT touch your piercing while it’s healing unless you are cleaning it. Most infections in new piercings are caused by bad aftercare and/or constant contact with grubby fingers. No piercing requires turning – no, not even lobe piercings. LEAVE THEM ALONE. Cleaning procedure: WASH YOUR … Continue reading Aftercare