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February 2018

It’s All Gold!

2018-09-14T00:22:56+00:00

Recently Pictures of Lily started stocking 18K body jewellery, handmade by Goldsmith Danila Tarcinale. Let me tell you abit more about this amazing jewellery and the lovely Danila. Danila originates from Turin in Italy and came to London in 1990, where she began working in various jewellery establishments such as Jess James and Into You. [...]

It’s All Gold!2018-09-14T00:22:56+00:00

January 2018

When is the best time to get tattooed and pierced?

2018-09-14T00:22:56+00:00

Many people start to think more about getting tattoos and piercings in the summer when they expose their bodies more, but is this really the best time? Exposure to direct sunlight causes tattoos to fade, but exposing a healing tattoo to the sun presents an even bigger problem. New tattoos are extremely sensitive and you [...]

When is the best time to get tattooed and pierced?2018-09-14T00:22:56+00:00

Ear Lobe Piercing

2018-09-14T00:22:56+00:00

CHILDREN’S EARLOBE PIERCING One of the questions we get asked often is “Do you pierce children’s earlobes”?  The answer is YES! We are happy to pierce children 7+, with mum or dad present. Children’s earlobe piercing is one of the most rewarding services we offer.  It is a privilege to get kids started out right; [...]

Ear Lobe Piercing2018-09-14T00:22:56+00:00

October 2017

Stockists of Industrial Strength Jewellery

2017-10-04T15:39:51+00:00

I'm proud to say, Pictures of Lily are now stocking the amazing jewellery created by Industrial Strength. They are the professional piercers first choice for body jewellery the world over. So, if you’re looking for something a bit special, come by the studio and check out the beautiful handcrafted Industrial Strength pieces. Due to the [...]

Stockists of Industrial Strength Jewellery2017-10-04T15:39:51+00:00

August 2017

A Brief History of Tattooing

2018-09-14T00:22:57+00:00

It’s hard to explain the history of tattooing in a small blog, but I’ll do my best to give you a brief explanation. Tribes have used tattooing and still do, representing all sorts of things, such as rank, skills, warding off illness and evil spirits; also calling the spirit of a creature e.g. the fierceness [...]

A Brief History of Tattooing2018-09-14T00:22:57+00:00

June 2017

Cover Ups

2018-09-14T00:22:57+00:00

We have many customers asking for cover-ups, so I’ve written a quick explanation to help people understand how it works. Why do people want a cover-up? Several reasons: The tattoo is dated and not who you are anymore Not done very well An exes name Just a rubbish tattoo! Cover-ups aren’t always as simple as [...]

Cover Ups2018-09-14T00:22:57+00:00

April 2017

Tattoo Laser Removal Information

2018-09-14T00:22:57+00:00

Laser Removal at Pictures of Lily Tattoo nightmares are a reality and if you have something you want rid of, then pop by the studio and let’s talk laser! The machine we use is one of the best; it’s a Q-Switched Nd:YAG Laser, which is considered the ‘Gold’ standard of QS Laser technology. Cover-ups are [...]

Tattoo Laser Removal Information2018-09-14T00:22:57+00:00

Tattoo Artist Nathan

2017-04-08T16:21:42+00:00

Artist Nathan is our Old School/Traditional specialist, but is happy to take on most other styles. He joined the Pictures of Lily team in 2016 as a part-time artist; things are going so well, he’s now one of our full-time tattooists. Nath is a local lad, from Biggleswade and some of you may know him [...]

Tattoo Artist Nathan2017-04-08T16:21:42+00:00

March 2017

Lumps & Bumps on Piercings

2018-09-14T00:22:57+00:00

Lumps and bumps on your piercings? This is one of the most common issues people can have with cartilage and navel piercings. The main thing is not to worry and most importantly, you do not need to remove your piercing. These things are easy to deal with and with a little patience and care, you [...]

Lumps & Bumps on Piercings2018-09-14T00:22:57+00:00

November 2016

How old do you have to be to get tattooed in the U.K?

2018-09-14T00:22:57+00:00

It is ILLEGAL to tattoo under 18’s in the United Kingdom and NOT true you can with parental consent. We have had people asking us if they can be tattooed if a parent signs the consent form, the answer is NO! A tattooist that does tattoo a young person can be prosecuted and fined under [...]

How old do you have to be to get tattooed in the U.K?2018-09-14T00:22:57+00:00
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