Look around you. Tattoos are no longer the property of bikers and sailors. Even if youre not keen on ink, there are dramatic and expressive ways to define your look. From repairing sun damage and a tweak of the nose to piercings, skin implants and face-lifts, why settle for what Mother Nature gave you?
- Ear plugs from Hall of Tattoo (Mark Hancock).
Hall of Tattoos
328 E. Main St., Norman
Yes, Hall of Tattoos does tattoos, but its also a great place to get holes punched in you. Specialists Brian Udegraff and Derek Vosten are more than happy to add another ring just about anywhere, and rumor has it theyre so fast you wont even know it until after its done.
Laser Light Skin Clinic
6442 Avondale Drive 841-0500
Perhaps youre looking for the opposite of the skin youre in. Perhaps you have too much fun in the sun (and your dermis shows it) or you have more candles on your birthday cake than youre comfortable with. Victoria Johnson and her staff have myriad ways, both invasive and noninvasive, to get your skin to tell the story you want.
Tim Love11101 Hefner Pointe Drive drtimlove.com 751-5683
A consistent choice among readers as the best in town, plastic surgeon Tim Love spent 30 years honing his practice. Along with his helpful and knowledgeable staff, Love tailors procedures from brow lifts to hair transplants and rhinoplasty with each patient in mind.
Museart Tattoo Co.1206 N. Pennsylvania Ave. marcusmuse.com 601-9669
Although his shop was established in 2013, Marcus Muses experience goes far beyond his brick-and-mortar opening date. He got his start as a nomad tattooist, advertising by word-of-mouth in the days of ink prohibition. Any artists who work in a studio have a specialty, and the artists at Muse showcase portraiture, black-and-gray and new traditional styles. Visit the website for samples of Muses work.
15th Street Tattoo Gallery416 W. 15th St., Edmond 15thst-tattoo.com 513-8886
There was a time when saying you owned a tattoo shop in Edmond sounded like a joke. Not anymore. 15th Street gives incredible ink and is dedicated to learning changing trends while it produces custom, beautiful work. The shop prefers appointments, but it also takes walk-ins for those of you who are feeling lucky and just have to have that tat right now.
- Shannon Cornman
- Hard Luck Tattoos.
Hard Luck Tattoos2410 N. Robinson Ave. facebook.com/hard-luck-tattoos 525-5825
Not nearly the sailors dive the name might imply, this clean, professional studio gets great reviews for everything from friendly staff to affordable prices. Owner Chad Miller said the shop specializes in traditional American-style tattoos.
- A ring of 16 gage continuous hoops worn by Ashley Primm at Hall of Tattoos on Main Street in Norman. mh
Beauty from Pain Tattoo and Art Studio733 NW 23rd St. painstudio 702-7240
The specialists at Beauty from Pain will work with you to create permanent art that youll be proud to show off (or not). A unique aspect of the studio is that rather than display its own work on the walls, it adorns them with local artwork. Owner and artist Caleb Lyons helps you have a fun experience getting the ink youve craved.