Skin Kitchen Tattoo 515-255-4430

What to Bring to a Tattoo or Piercing Consultation

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.

Submitted by DaVo on Mon, 07/29/2019 - 16:01

In the third episode of this new series, Jack, Westley and DaVo Cover the Question, "What to Bring to a Tattoo Consultation?" Suggestions on what you should do before coming in for a consultation on a Tattoo or piercing. 

Originally, released on Youtube as part of an ongoing series on Sunday October 21st, 2018. If you would like to watch the video version go to

Q&A In The Kitchen is a new series from the Axiom and Skin Kitchen, where we gather a group of Tattoo and Piercing Artists and then discuss one topic. It is an insider view of the body modification industry featuring established professionals.

If you would like to submit a question or topic for future episodes, please leave a comment.

For more information on the Skin Kitchen, Jack Lowe or Westley Dickerson go to
To book a Tattoo Appointment email us at or call 515-255-4430

For more information on DaVo and the Axiom Body Piercing Studio go to
Contact DaVo at or by phone at 515-966-4814
If you would like to set up a Piercing Appointment go to and click on the "Book Now" button.

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

Release Date
Artist Panel
Jack Lowe
Westley Dickerson

Q&A in the Kitchen Podcast