Skin Kitchen Tattoo 515-255-4430


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.

Skin Kitchen Tattoo is a Studio offering only the finest Body Art by award-winning artist and Body Piercing by DaVo from the Axiom Body Piercing Studio. SKT was founded in 1996 and has featured many nationally recognized and award-winning artist. By far one of the largest studios in the Central Iowa area, we have not only gained a reputation for our size but the standards of quality the studio has always been known for. 

On Monday, December 18, 2017, a fire broke out in the Plaza Lanes Bowling Alley which the studio's building was attached to. Though there was no fire damage to the studio itself, it did suffer massive water damage and forced Jack to close the studio. This location had been the home of SKT and The Axiom since 2003 and was custom built with curving walls and the famous Dark Room door.

We are now happy to announce that our new studio will be opening at a new location in mid-January 2018, The new location is located roughly 10 blocks west of the Plaza Lanes location at 3800 Douglas Ave. Which is on the corner of 38th and Douglas Ave. Skin Kitchen Tattoo and The Axiom Body Piercing Studio are excited to start this new chapter of offering the finest in Tattooing and Body Piercing. 

Call today to set up an appointment at 515-255-4430 or email us at