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May 2021

To-do’s Before a Tattoo Session

2021-05-11T16:39:14+00:00

It’s not just up to the artist to produce an amazing piece of art – you are a part of the process too. Have a read of our top tips on how to prepare before the session to make sure you’re as perfect a canvas as can be… Sleep well You’ll feel much more relaxed [...]

To-do’s Before a Tattoo Session2021-05-11T16:39:14+00:00

UKAPP Accreditation

2021-05-05T16:42:23+00:00

WE DID IT! It is with immense pride and joy that we can now announce Bex and Amy are proud members of the UK Association of Professional Piercers. UKAPP is an organisation dedicated to spreading knowledge of safe piercing practices and up to date education for both industry professionals and the public. They offer piercers [...]

UKAPP Accreditation2021-05-05T16:42:23+00:00

March 2021

Tattoo Aftercare

2021-03-23T14:13:11+00:00

So you’ve had an awesome tattoo at Pictures of Lily, now you’re wondering how to keep it looking that way. Here’s our advice on how to care for your tattoo… Leaving the studio, your artist will have covered your tattoo with a wrap. You must: Leave this on for TWO HOURS. After these two hours, [...]

Tattoo Aftercare2021-03-23T14:13:11+00:00

November 2020

Meet Allysia

2020-11-30T17:18:51+00:00

Allysia has been with us at the studio since August 2019, but progressed this year to junior artist. She has proven to be popular with customers and never has an empty diary! Allysia first came to us after completing her degree in Art and Design at Bedford College, looking to transfer her skills from paper [...]

Meet Allysia2020-11-30T17:18:51+00:00

Meet Amy

2020-11-29T16:10:08+00:00

It’s about time this lady had her own introduction! Amy is our resident piercer and if you’ve had anything pierced by her you can testify to her professionalism, efficiency and general sweet-heartedness. Her biggest downfall is her tendency to play Blue when left in charge of the studio sound system; she pretends to be cool [...]

Meet Amy2020-11-29T16:10:08+00:00

Is The Piercing I Want Suitable?

2020-11-29T15:36:41+00:00

You’ve probably been dreaming about which piercings you're going to get next, trawling the internet for inspiration, but HOLD FIRE! Not everything you see is a good idea. Some piercings might be unsuitable for your anatomy and some are just plain wrong. We genuinely care about our customers; we won’t just pierce you, take your [...]

Is The Piercing I Want Suitable?2020-11-29T15:36:41+00:00

July 2020

Lockdown Longings

2020-07-09T15:33:48+00:00

Come on Boris! We can get our hair cut, we can have a pint, but when can we get tattooed and pierced?! After months of lockdown we’re itching to get back into the studio and we’re well prepared for when the time comes finally comes. Even before Coronavirus made us all hyper aware of how [...]

Lockdown Longings2020-07-09T15:33:48+00:00

April 2020

Common Piercing Problems

2020-04-19T16:38:39+00:00

Many people worry about the general aches and tenderness after being pierced, but when you have a needle inserted in to your body and what is essentially a foreign object (the jewellery) put in to that hole, it's quite normal for your body to have a reaction. Some piercings can be more tender than others [...]

Common Piercing Problems2020-04-19T16:38:39+00:00

Lumps & Bumps on Piercings

2020-05-01T16:28:35+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 easily dealt with and require just a little patience and care; you [...]

Lumps & Bumps on Piercings2020-05-01T16:28:35+00:00

General Piercing Aftercare

2020-05-01T16:41:24+00:00

Having a new piercing involves breaking the skins surface, this means that your fresh piercing must be cared for properly and you should follow the professional advice that is given to you in order for your piercing to heal the best that it can. It is normal for your piercing to be sore, tender, possibly [...]

General Piercing Aftercare2020-05-01T16:41:24+00:00
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