Tattoo is a drawing on human's body which is made on skin using special equipment (tattoo machine) and with tattoo inks. It is being applied under the skin with disposable sterile needle (0.5-2mm depth) and stays under it forever.   Cartel Tattoo masters use only clinically approved materials and world's leading brands` tattoo equipment. Strict sanitary standarts are being observed in our studio to guarantee high level of safeness during procedure. Sterility and master's skills are of great importance for us.   Tattoos are divided into styles, types (coloured / monochrome) and there are different ways of applying it on the skin as well. These are tattoo basic styles: graphics, realism, biomechanics, japanese style, old (new) school, (neo) traditional, chicano, dotwork, blackwork, watercolour technique, trash polka, polynesian, tribal. You can make tattoo of any kind and complexity at our studio.   Tattoo meanings. In our days tattoo is a way of self-expression and body modification. It's up to you whether you put a meaning in your tattoo or it's just a drawing on your skin.   Tips: how to prepare for a tattoo session. These are three most important tips which let you feel comfortable while making a tattoo. Have a good sleep, do not drink alcohol and eat well before the session. Tattoo is a stress for your body. So be responsible and use our recommendations.   Tattoo prices in Odessa may vary because it depends on such parameters:
  • size and complexity of sketch,
  • body part where it will be located,
  • master's experience,
  • quality of materials.
That's why you can make a reasonable conclusion: quality tattoo is expensive.  And unfortunatelly low price couldn't be an attribute of good work.   Duration of tattoo session depends on tattoo size and complexity. It may take different time depending on your skin type, pain threshold, rests (in case if you want to have a snack/coffee break/cigarette).   What to do after session. We wrote about it in our tattoo aftercare article «», but we'd like to pay more attention on this because aftercare is as important as tattoo session. Tattoo inks come under your skin through microtraumas which are created using a tattoo machine. . So for the first few days tattoo is an open wound in fact. So please pay enough attention to your body and follow our recommendations until your tattoo is completely healed. At Cartel Tattoo Studio we will give you a list of instructions how to take care. Be responsible and follow all of them so your tattoo will heal well.   We also highly recommend to hide tattoo from sunlights (it concerns fresh and old ones). You can cover it with clothing or protecting creme (SPF 35 or more). Suchwise your tattoo will save saturation longer.