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  • How can I book a slot with Guns and Inks Tattoos and Piercings?
    Please feel free to call the studio(8886886600) between 11 AM to 8 PM or book online : anytime.
  • Does Guns and Inks Tattoos have any work portfolio that I can view?
  • What is the age restriction to get Inked?
    In most locations, individuals must be 18 years or older to get a piercing without parental consent. However, younger individuals may get a piercing with written parental consent. The age requirement may vary depending on local laws and regulations, so please contact us for further information.
  • What is the standard of hygiene maintained by Guns and Inks Tattoos?
    Guns and Inks Tattoos maintains very high levels of hygiene. Please feel free to read client reviews on google. Please visit the place if you have apprehensions regarding this.
  • Where can I find some feedback on Guns and Inks?
    Please checkout our reviews on Google reviews, we have nothing to hide we have one of the best ratings for tattoo studios in Hyderabad Google Review
  • Do You Have Intern Positions?
    We are always looking for interns to join our ever expanding team. Please upload images of the latest work you have done. You will be expected to go through 3 test practice sessions and this is reviewed by the Sr. Artists on the team and we will proceed further. If you wish to discuss this further please use the Contact: 8886886600
  • What kind of medical conditions will refrain me from getting inked?
    To name a few - psoriasis, vitiligo, pigmented lesions, etc. You should be aware that if you get a tattoo near a chronic skin condition it may potentially cause a flare in your skin condition and the skin will flare up and inflamed due to trauma. People with congenital heart disease and their parents should be strongly advised against piercing and tattooing with regard to the risk of infective endocarditis. People with impaired immunity should think twice before getting tattooed.
  • Can I walk-in to get inked?
    You can but we suggest otherwise. We'd love to discuss your idea atleast. But if you don't want to wait, we recommend checking with us before your visit. Call us one day before for weekends and at least 2 hours in advance on weekdays to check availability: +918886886600
  • Should I book a consultation with the tattoo artist?
    Smaller tattoos don't really need consultations. For the medium or larger tattoos, your artist would like to discuss the concept with you so please book a consultation a week in advance. A consultation brings you and the artist on the same grounds like the placement, design and size.
  • How can I choose my tattoo design?
    The tattoo artist will be happy to bring life to your vision and do their best to create a tattoo that you would love to live with. So, it is highly recommended to discuss your ideas by booking a consultation time. Please feel free to bring along image references from your online research.
  • Are new needles used for inking?
    We use sterile and packed - one time use needles. Every client is allowed to check the expiry date - after which the needle is loaded in the machine for inking.
  • What are your charges?
    The price of the tattoo depends on the placement on your body. The base price is Rs.1600 for up to 2 sq. inches. Above that all tattoos: --- on your arms and legs(below the knees) @ Rs.800 per sq. inch. --- on your neck, nape, back and front body up to your knees @ Rs.1000 per sq. inch. All coverup tattoos(including scar coverups) @ Rs.1000 per sq. inch. All animal realism and portrait tattoos @ Rs.1250 per sq. inch.
  • Do you charge for custom designing a Tattoo?
    No. But we definitely take advance payment For any customization - 50% of the ESTIMATE TATTOO COST will be charged upfront before we start working on the design. This advance is non-refundable. The advance will not be adjusted against any other tattoo idea or person.
  • Do I have to prepare to get inked?
    Yes. Planning your tattoo is the first step. Research about the concept you wish to Ink because its permanent and you should not regret after getting it done. Do not consume alcohol 24 hours before getting INKED. It is crucial you take complete rest one night before you come to get your tattoo done because getting inked can be stressful. Caffeine and Energy drinks make you tense. Do not choose to wear light coloured clothing as you may stain it. We want you to know that depending on the placement of your tattoo, you might have to take off certain items of clothing, to make things more comfortable for you we suggest bringing a tube top, halter neck tops or shorts in preparation if necessary. On the day of the appointment, eat a heavy meal and also carry some snacks to the studio. Most importantly - book your appointment :
  • Will my Tattoo remain dark after healing?
    Tattoos fade over time and many factors effect that process. Over time, cells from your immune system – called macrophages - gradually absorb the tattoo ink and disperse it, which can lead to some tattoo fading. On top of this, factors such as sunlight, friction and improper care of your tattoos can all accelerate the process of aging your skin and/or fading your tattoos. One can always touch up tattoos but even that cant be done more than one or twice in a lifetime.
  • What brand of ink do you use?
    Dynamic Triple Black Eternal Inks Radiant Ink World famous Ink
  • What is the difference between Coverup Tattoos, Modification Tattoos and Touch up Tattoos??
    Coverup Tattoos are done to hide old tattoos, scars, birth marks and Vitiligo patches. Modification is done to enhance the older tattoos to make them look more crisper and neater. Touch up is done to re-do and fill the gaps in the tattoos. It is important to keep in mind that not all tattoos can be covered and modified. For further enquiries please contact us : 8886886600
  • I am diabetic - Can I get inked?
    Having diabetes doesn't mean you can't have a tattoo, but before deciding to have one done you must be well and ensure that your diabetes is well in control. High blood sugar levels, for example, can complicate the healing process and increase the risk of infection. Its always good to consult your doctor before getting inked.
  • Can I get drunk and get inked?
    Drinking before and after getting a tattoo is a no-no. Alcohol thins your blood, which causes excessive bleeding. When you bleed more than normal, it can cause visibility issues for the artist, potentially compromising the quality of the design. It is best not to consume alcohol 24 hours before and 48 hours after getting inked.
  • Does getting a tattoo hurt?
    Some people describe the pain as a pricking sensation. Others say it feels like bee stings or being scratched. A thin needle is piercing your skin, so you can expect at least a little pricking sensation. As the needle moves closer to the bone, it may feel like a painful vibration. Also tattoos that are placed very close to the joints and underlying nerves sting. Pain varies from person to person, obviously large tattoos are more painful than the smaller ones. Make sure you had a good night sleep and a heavy meal before you start getting inked.
  • Why does my tattoo looks and feel weird when it is healing??
    A healthy tattoo may be a bit red, raised-up, or itchy when it’s healing, and that’s no concern. It’s also normal for your tattoo to leak a clear liquid called plasma until it begins to scab. Plasma helps your tattoo heal. Please call us and we will know exactly what is going on and can guide you.
  • Is Tattoo aftercare important?
    Please understand why Guns and Inks Tattoo and Piercing Studio prioritizes tattoo aftercare for optimal results. Our studio recognizes the significance of proper healing and offers expert guidance on tattoo aftercare routines. From detailed instructions to high-quality aftercare products, we ensure that your tattoo heals beautifully and maintains its vibrancy. Explore our commitment to exceptional tattoo aftercare and learn why it's crucial for long-lasting, stunning tattoos. Trust the expertise of Guns and Inks Tattoo and Piercing Studio for a remarkable tattoo experience from start to finish. Taking care of a tattoo is super essential for several reasons: Promotes proper healing: Tattoo aftercare helps facilitate the healing process, allowing your tattoo to heal correctly and minimize the risk of infection or complications. Prevents infections: Proper care, including keeping the tattoo clean and following hygiene practices, reduces the likelihood of bacterial or fungal infections that can affect the healing tattoo. Preserves tattoo quality: Adequate aftercare helps maintain the vibrancy, sharpness, and overall quality of your tattoo over time. It prevents fading, blurring, or distortion of the design. Minimizes scarring: By following aftercare instructions, you can minimize the chance of developing excessive scarring, raised keloids, or other unwanted skin reactions. Reduces the risk of colour loss: Good aftercare practices protect the tattoo's colour saturation and prevent premature fading, allowing the colours to remain vivid and true to the original design. Avoids irritation and discomfort: Proper care minimizes itching, inflammation, and discomfort associated with a healing tattoo, creating a more comfortable experience. Enhances longevity: By taking care of your tattoo, you extend its lifespan, ensuring that it remains visually appealing and retains its significance for years to come. Builds a healthy canvas for future tattoos: Properly cared-for skin serves as a healthy canvas for future tattooing, allowing for better ink absorption and improved results. Remember, each tattoo artist may provide specific aftercare instructions, so it's crucial to follow their guidance along with any general aftercare practices recommended by professionals.
  • What is the recommended Tattoo aftercare?
    Tattoos are prone to infection during the first 7 days. WATER, SUNLIGHT, DUST and NAILS cause INFECTION. Call 8886886600 for any doubts. Please STRICTLY follow the below given: Remove the covering as soon as you reach home and wash with diluted antiseptic solution (Lukewarm water +Dettol/Savlon 5 drops). Pat, dry with a tissue. Massage with Soframycin Skin Cream with medium pressure. First 7 days: APPLY a thin layer of COCONUT OIL before going for shower. Don’t APPLY soap or scrub on the tattoo. After shower WIPE with a TISSUE and pat dry. Keep the skin open at all times. When going out in the sun/pollution cover your tattoo with dark clothing. AVOID wearing LIGHT colored clothes for the first 10 days. Please do not involve in any kind of workouts – NO SWEATING AT ALL. Redness/Swelling/Watery serum on your tattoo is normal for the initial 3-4 days only. If it continues to be on the 5th day, please contact us for medication. First 15 - 25 days: MASSAGE your tattoo with SOFRAMYCIN SKIN CREAM (available in medical stores) by applying pressure for 5-10 seconds only 3-4 times a day. You will observe dead skin peeling off along with the ink. DO NOT PICK at your peeling skin (dead skin). This pulls out the ink from the deepest layer of your tattoo. Healing tattoos will be itchy while healing. Slap your tattoo.... DON'T SCRATCH ON YOUR TATTOO. Tattoos look extremely dull and faded while healing. Your tattoo will start to look normal after 3-5 weeks and eventually heals in 3 months. You might find ink missing (gaps in tattoo), which is why we recommend to take an appointment to refill your tattoo (Cost Rs.600/1000) after 3 Months. Don’t consume ALCOHOL for 48 hours after tattoo. Any type of food that can increase body heat and cause pus/infection to be avoided for the first 10 days. Avoid SUN EXPOSURE. Less tanning makes your tattoo look darker.
  • What method of piercing do you follow?
    Needle Piercing Method because less trauma to the skin, are more accurate, reduce the risk of infection, are less painful, and are more versatile.
  • Do you provide piercing jewellery?
    Yes. We provide all types of piercing jewellery made of surgical steel(316 stainless steel), Silver(92.5 sterling silver), 22kt gold. If you specifically want to wear your own gold jewellery, please carry them with you to the piercing studio and we shall guide you with that.
  • How long does the piercing process take?
    Piercing ears with a needle is a very fast process and least painful. In a matter of a few seconds, your piercing will be done. Time taken depends on the type of piercing you are getting done. Please check with the professional to clear your doubts.
  • Is there an age restriction for getting a piercing?
    No. Anyone can get piercings done. Some type of piercings need certain maturity levels to be able to take care of it. Please check with our expert for correct guidance.
  • How much does a piercing cost?
    Piercing costs and Jewellery costs are fixed. Piercing cost starts from Rs.600 and Jewellery cost start from Rs.800 per pair.
  • What are the risks or potential complications associated with piercings?
    Know the risks A piercing is the creation of an opening in a part of the body for the insertion of jewellery. It's rarely done with a numbing agent (aesthetic). Any type of piercing poses a risk of complications, including: Allergic reactions. Some piercing jewellery — particularly pieces made of nickel — can cause allergic reactions. Oral complications. Jewellery worn in tongue piercings can chip and crack your teeth and damage your gums. Tongue swelling after a new piercing can interfere with chewing and swallowing — and sometimes breathing. Skin infections. This might cause redness, pain, swelling or a pus-like discharge after a piercing. Other skin problems. Piercing can lead to scars and raised areas caused by an overgrowth of scar tissue (keloids). Bloodborne diseases. If the equipment used to do the piercing is contaminated with infected blood, you can contract various bloodborne diseases, including hepatitis B, hepatitis C, tetanus and HIV. Tearing or trauma. Jewellery can get caught and torn out accidentally, potentially requiring stitches or other repair. You might need medication or other treatment if you develop an allergic reaction, infection or other skin problem near the piercing. Please understand that only a medical practitioner can help you with any kind of allergies of infections.
  • How do I care for my piercing after it's done?
    CARING FOR PIERCINGS To avoid complications like an infection or piercings that shrink or close, dermatologists recommend that everyone with new piercings follow these steps: Leave the jewellery in for eight weeks or more, even at night. Removing the starter earrings too early may cause the piercings to close. Always wash your hands before touching new piercings. This helps prevent an infection. Do not fiddle with the studs as they may cause trauma to the freshly pierced wound. Gently clean your piercings(use an earbud) with a mild, fragrance-free soap and water OR mix a few drops of Savlon in 100ml lukewarm water at least once a day. This helps to prevent an infection. Thoroughly rinse your piercings after washing them. You want to thoroughly rinse away the soap. Be sure to avoid getting water in your piercing. Please do not use turkey towels to avoid trauma to the fresh piercing. Cold compress will help in reducing the swelling. We recommend a gel pack with a cloth bag to avoid water droplets on your healing piercing. Keep an eye on your piercings. If a piercing gets sore, red, or puffy, or it oozes yellowish liquid, you may have an infection. If any of these doesn’t go away quickly, see a board-certified dermatologist. Aftercare instructions will be provided by your piercer after the procedure. It usually involves cleaning the area with a saline solution, avoiding swimming pools and hot tubs, and not touching the piercing with unwashed hands.
  • How long does it take for a piercing to heal?
    Healing times vary greatly depending on the type of piercing. Earlobe piercings typically heal in 6-8 weeks, while cartilage piercings may take 3-6 months or more. Your piercer will provide you with a more accurate timeline during your visit. Please click on the images in this link to know the healing period for various piercings:
  • What kind of piercings do you offer?
    We offer a wide variety of piercings at Guns and Inks. This includes ear piercings, facial piercings (such as nose, eyebrow, and lip), navel piercings, tongue piercings, and more specialized piercings such as surface and industrials.
  • Do piercings hurt?
    Pain is subjective and varies from person to person. Some people may feel a pinch, while others may feel more discomfort. However, our professional piercers strive to make the process as comfortable and smooth as possible.
  • Can I bring my own jewellery for the piercing?
    For safety and quality assurance, we generally recommend using the jewellery provided by us, which is sterilized and specifically designed for new piercings. If you have a piece of jewellery you'd like to use, please discuss it with your piercer.
  • Can I get a piercing if I'm pregnant?
    As a safety precaution, we typically advise against piercings during pregnancy. The body is already undergoing many changes, and the risk of infection is higher. Please consult with your healthcare provider for more information.
  • What should I do if I suspect an infection?
    If you suspect an infection, contact us immediately or seek medical attention. Symptoms may include redness, excessive pain, swelling, or discharge from the piercing site.
  • What are your hygiene standards for piercings?
    At Guns and Inks, your safety is our priority. We follow all local and national health regulations. Our piercers are professionally trained in proper sterilization techniques and our equipment is thoroughly cleaned and sterilized before each use.
  • Can I get multiple piercings done in one session?
    Yes, you can get multiple piercings done in one session at Guns and Inks. However, how many you can get will depend on your individual health, tolerance, and the specific piercings you want. It's important to note that each additional piercing may increase the healing time and potential discomfort. We recommend discussing your plan with our professional piercers, who can provide personalized advice based on your unique situation and health.
  • Are there any restrictions or precautions for activities like swimming, exercising, or using saunas after getting a piercing?
    Yes, there are certain precautions you should take after getting a new piercing. Here are some guidelines: Swimming: It's best to avoid swimming in pools, hot tubs, or open water while your piercing is healing. These environments can harbour bacteria that could potentially cause an infection. If you must swim, consider using a waterproof wound-sealing bandage, and always clean the piercing thoroughly afterward. Exercising: Light exercise is usually okay, but heavy sweating can irritate a new piercing. If you do sweat, make sure to clean your piercing afterward to avoid irritation or potential infection. Saunas: Like swimming, it's best to avoid saunas while your piercing is healing. The heat and moisture can create an environment that promotes bacterial growth. If you do use a sauna, clean the piercing thoroughly afterward. Remember, these are general guidelines and individual experiences can vary. It's always best to follow the specific aftercare instructions provided by your piercer.
  • Do you offer numbing options or pain management during the piercing process?
    At Guns and Inks, your comfort and safety are our top priorities. While most people find the brief discomfort of piercing tolerable, we understand that everyone's pain threshold is different. We do offer topical numbing creams that can be applied before the procedure to help reduce the sensation. However, it's important to note that these creams may not completely eliminate the sensation and are more effective for some types of piercings than others. Please discuss any concerns about pain with your piercer beforehand so they can help you decide on the best course of action.
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