An appointment will not be placed in the books without a deposit.
It is a first come first serve basis. The date and time offered will be available to other clients until a deposit is taken. Deposits can be made via Emailed Invoice, Over the phone or In person.
Monster Ink requires a $100 deposit on all tattoo appointments.
Deposits are taken off the final total the day of the appointment. If the client has multiple sessions, they must retain the deposit until the final session.
We require a $35 deposit for piercing appointments. This covers the piercing fee and is taken off the total cost of the piercing the day of.
All Deposits are NON-REFUNDABLE.
We require at least a 48 hour notice for cancellation or the deposit will be lost. We will then required a new deposit to make a new appointment. This also applies to no call no shows.
Our shop minimum is $100.
Rates vary by Artist. Please reach out to your desired artist for rate information.
Please do not bring children to your tattoo appointment. You will be asked to have someone pick them up or your appointment will be rescheduled.
Do not drink alcohol prior to your appointment. If you are suspected of being under the influence of drugs or alcohol, you will be asked to leave and your appointment cancelled.
You must be 18 years old to get a tattoo! A Parent or legal guardian CANNOT sign for anyone under the age of 18 to get a tattoo. It is ILLEGAL in the state of Illinois!
Monster Ink only uses high quality jewelry from reputable wholesalers. All jewelry is either Implant Grade Titanium or 14k/18k solid gold. We never use externally threaded jewelry. All of our jewelry is thread-less or internally threaded. All jewelry is nickel free.
Piercing rates are as follows:
The piercing fee is $35 (per piercing) plus the cost of jewelry.
We have a wide range of jewelry for everyones budget.
1 piercing- $35
2 piercings- $60 ($10 off)
3 piercings- $85 ($20 off)
4 piercings- $110 ($30 off)
(These prices DO NOT include jewelry!)
Jewelry Swap- $10
Genital Piercings are strictly 18+
(This includes nipple piercings)
We do not pierce babies ears.
Child lobes start at 5 years old and are done by appointment only.
Monster Ink believes in consent, if we feel the child is not ready and does not consent to the ear piercings, we will not go through with the piercing. We ask that only parents/legal guardians are present in the room with the child.
(For other piercing ages (nostril, navel, helix ect) please contact the studio directly)
*Anyone under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian only for their piercings! NO EXCEPTIONS! You must bring the following in order for the child to be pierced, failure to bring the following items will result in denying the service all together:*
1. Parent or legal guardian state issued non-expired ID. (This includes passport, Drivers license and state ID. We will not accept FOID or Concealed carry ID's)
2. Child's Birth Certificate, Passport, State ID or Drivers License.
3. Child photo with name. This can be Drivers license, State ID, School ID, Year Book photo.
Please note: If your child does not have a drivers license, state ID or passport and only has a school id or year book photo, we will still need their birth certificate!!
As always, we strive to bring you the best experience possible and the best quality artwork we can provide! We thank you all for your continued support and for choosing Monster Ink for your tattoo and piercing needs.
If you have any questions in regards to our deposit, tattoo or piercing policies, please feel free to call us at 815-322-6679 during normal business hours.