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Yes we are open but...

Skin Kitchen Tattoo and The Axiom Body Piercing Studio will be re-opening on Saturday, May 16th, 2020 for Tattoos and Piercings by Appointment only and with some restrictions. Both will be operating with our normal hours listed below. 

The Following Restrictions will be applied:

  1. We are only tattooing and piercing by appointment.

  2. Only the person with the appointment will be allowed inside. Unless you have mobility issues and require assistance. If you are a minor child getting pierced, please bring a guardian.

Coronavirus and Policy Changes

Submitted by DaVo on Thu, 03/19/2020 - 12:42

April 10th Update - We have been notified by the Governor that they will be extending the closure until April 30th. 

The Governor of Iowa has ordered us to cease operation from 10pm March 22nd until April 1st. Both Skin Kitchen Tattoo & The Axiom will be closed until at least Thursday, April 2nd. 

Tattoos of the Week, Piercing & Content News - Studio Update 127 Jan 15th, 2021

Submitted by DaVo on Fri, 01/15/2021 - 17:18
Studio Update 127 with Tattoos of the Week from Jack, Westley, Jimmy, & Brent and Piercing & Content News from DaVo - https://youtu.be/lXVFMfOGtDM

Tattoo of the Week from Jack Lowe, Westley Dickerson, Jimmy St. John, Brent Starr.  Also the latest Piercing and Content News from DaVo. It's the Studio Update for Friday, January 15th, 2021.

Currently Operation Policies:

Youtube Video - https://youtu.be/v7pebYE199o

For Tattooing and Skin Kitchen Tattoo - https://skinkitchen.com/updates/20200514

Podcast - Background For Large Tattoos & Sleeves - Q&A In The Kitchen Podcast - S02 EP27

Submitted by DaVo on Sun, 01/10/2021 - 17:01
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In Q&A in the Kitchen Season 2, Episode 27, with Jack Lowe, Westley Dickerson, Jimmy St John, and DaVo, they talk about how to fill in the space between smaller tattoos to tie them together.

To Watch the Video Version go to https://youtu.be/M89y_S7pTOA

Tattoos of the Week, Piercing & Content News Studio Update #126 for Jan 8th, 2021

Submitted by DaVo on Fri, 01/08/2021 - 17:44
Tattoos of the Week, Brent's First Tattoo of the Week, Piercing & Content News - Studio Update #126 for Jan. 8th, 2021 - https://youtu.be/oCi908J_Xrc

Tattoo of the Week from Jack Lowe, Westley Dickerson, Jimmy St. John, Brent Starr.  Also the latest Piercing and Content News from DaVo. It's the Studio Update for Friday, January 8th, 2021.

Currently Operation Policies:

Youtube Video - https://youtu.be/v7pebYE199o

For Tattooing and Skin Kitchen Tattoo - https://skinkitchen.com/updates/20200514

Background for Large Tattoos & Sleeves - Q&A in the Kitchen Podcast - S02 EP27

Submitted by DaVo on Sun, 01/03/2021 - 16:44
Background for Large Tattoos & Sleeves - Q&A in the Kitchen Podcast - S02 EP27 - https://youtu.be/M89y_S7pTOA

In Q&A in the Kitchen Season 2, Episode 27, with Jack Lowe, Westley Dickerson, Jimmy St John, and DaVo, they talk about how to fill in the space between smaller tattoos to tie them together.

Q&A in the Kitchen is a series where Professional Tattooist and Body Piercers discuss common subjects relating to the Body Arts. If you have a question that you would like us to cover in the future, please comment below or send an email to davo@axiompiercing.com.

Podcast - Tattoo Removal Creams & Laser - Q&A in the Kitchen Podcast S02 EP26

Submitted by DaVo on Sun, 12/27/2020 - 14:24
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In Q&A in the Kitchen Season 2, Episode 26, with Jack Lowe, Westley Dickerson, Jimmy St John, and DaVo, talk about Tattoo Removal Creams, Laser Tattoo Removal, and other Methods.

To Watch the Video Version go to https://youtu.be/54pKmAHX0G4

How Laser Tattoo Removal Works - Smarter Every Day 123 - https://youtu.be/D0B7F5UbTOQ

Tattoo Removal Creams & Laser - Q&A in the Kitchen Podcast - S02 EP26

Submitted by DaVo on Sun, 12/20/2020 - 15:39
Tattoo Removal Creams and Laser Removal - Q&A in the Kitchen Podcast S02 EP26 - https://youtu.be/54pKmAHX0G4

In Q&A in the Kitchen Season 2, Episode 26, with Jack Lowe, Westley Dickerson, Jimmy St John, and DaVo, they talk about Tattoo Removal Creams and Laser Removal.

Q&A in the Kitchen is a series where Professional Tattooist and Body Piercers discuss common subjects relating to the Body Arts. If you have a question that you would like us to cover in the future, please comment below or send an email to davo@axiompiercing.com.

Tattoos of the Week, Piercing & Content News -Studio Update #125 Dec.18th, 2020

Submitted by DaVo on Fri, 12/18/2020 - 18:03
Tattoos of the Week, Piercing & Content News - Studio Update #125 - Dec. 18th, 2020 - https://youtu.be/SkS7tzFK3PE

Tattoo of the Week from Jack Lowe, Westley Dickerson, and Jimmy St. John.  Also the latest Piercing and Content News from DaVo. It's the Studio Update for Friday, December 18th, 2020.

Currently Operation Policies:

Youtube Video - https://youtu.be/v7pebYE199o

For Tattooing and Skin Kitchen Tattoo - https://skinkitchen.com/updates/20200514

Live Law Enforcement Tribute Tattoo by Jack Lowe - Streaming Saturdays EP02

Submitted by DaVo on Sat, 12/12/2020 - 17:47
Live Law Enforcement Tribute Tattoo by Jack Lowe - Streaming Saturdays EP02 - https://youtu.be/1130-FDnhlA

Jack Lowe of Skin Kitchen Tattoo https://skinkitchen.com tattooing a client's forearm. The design is a tribute tattoo to Law enforcement and Police Dogs. This was the second episode of Streaming Saturdays and was streamed on December 12th, 2020.

Skin Kitchen Tattoo and The Axiom Body Piercing Studio are located at 3800 Douglas Ave./Des Moines, Iowa 50311 Tattoo hours are Thursday - Monday 1-8pm Piercing hours are Thursday - Monday 2-8pm