FAQS

WHY DARK OCEAN TATTOO?

WHY DARK OCEAN TATTOO?

WHY DARK OCEAN TATTOO?

We are women of the water.

Our location is a stone's throw away from Kitsilano Beach where you'll often find us  drawing, watching the waves and sipping on caffeinated bevies.

VEGAN TATTOOS

WHY DARK OCEAN TATTOO?

WHY DARK OCEAN TATTOO?

Many tattoo inks are vegan.

 That being said we do use some products that are not. If you want a vegan tattoo just let us know and we'll make sure to only use vegan friendly products on you.

SUPPORTERS OF LGBTQ+

WHY DARK OCEAN TATTOO?

SUPPORTERS OF LGBTQ+

All walks of life are welcome and invited into our safe space. 


Let us know how we can help you feel comfortable.

HOW TO BOOK A TATTOO

HOW TO BOOK A TATTOO

SUPPORTERS OF LGBTQ+

All bookings go directly through the artists. Please contact them 

via instagram or by clicking on the links provided in the artist section of this website.


QUICK LINKS:

Crystal Alexandria


Shannon O'Shea

PRE-TATTOO WARNINGS

HOW TO BOOK A TATTOO

PRE-TATTOO WARNINGS

Please make sure to plan your tattoo in advance. Limit sun exposure before and after the tattoo appointment. It is very important that you don't drink alcohol or take drugs on the day before and on the day of your appointment. If you take blood thinning medication, please let us know in advance.


Not a planner? It's OK

We take walk ins when possible


TATTOO AFTERCARE

HOW TO BOOK A TATTOO

PRE-TATTOO WARNINGS

Every tattoo artist has their own recommendations. Make sure to follow their aftercare instructions.


The general rule of thumb is...

Day 1-3: Keep it clean & keep it dry.

Day 4-14: Keep it clean & moisturize.

Day 30+: (If needed) book your touch up by sending your artist a photo of the healed tattoo.