Q. Does the Pueblo County Health Department approve of the body art practices performed at P-Dub Tattoo Works?
A. Yes! Upon our re-opening as P-Dub Tattoo Works, we had our opening inspection and we are above standard regulations and as always, passed with flying colors.
Q. Does it hurt?
A. Tattoos and piercing can be painful in some areas of the body and some spots are more sensitive than others. Everyone’s pain tolerance is different so we are unable to say where the most and least painful spot will be for each individual.
Q. Will there be any blood?
A. Yes, blood is common and nothing to worry about if you see it. The amount of blood varies from person to person. We do advise that you limit the amount of your alcohol intake 24 hours prior to getting a tattoo or piercing. Alcohol can thin your blood and cause more than normal bleeding.
Q. I am not 18 years old, can I still get a tattoo or piercing?
A. Yes! According to the Pueblo County regulations, a minor is allowed tattoos and piercing, only with parental consent. Prior to receiving your tattoo or piercing a parent or guardian must complete our Consent Release Form and provide artist with proper identification.
Q. How do I take care of my tattoo or piercing?
A. From this point on, your artist is not responsible for any infection or problems that may occur with your tattoo or piercing. If you feel you may have an infection or have a concern you are always welcome to call or come in to consult about your aftercare and how to properly care for your tattoo or piercing. Please refer to our aftercare page to review how to properly care for you tattoo or piercing.
Q. Does P-Dub Tattoo Works sterilize their equipment?
A. Yes! Our autoclave is an essential part of our business. It is used to sterilize our tattoo and piercing instruments. Our autoclave is tested weekly to ensure it is working properly. Do not hesitate to ask to see our latest spore test results. Our artists will open a fresh set of single use needles as well as sterilized tubes in front of you. Any ointments, needles, pigments, gloves, razors and containers used during your procedure are discarded after use.
Q. Does P-Dub Tattoo Works re-use needles?
A. NO! All used or contaminated needles will be disposed of in an approved Sharps container. This includes needles used for tattooing and piercing. No needles of any kind will be used more than once.
Q. Should I make an appointment?
A. Yes! After you have consulted with your artist about your tattoo, it’s good to schedule an appointment. Scheduling an appointment allows the artist to designate an accurate amount of time for your tattoo in order to ensure you’re given the best service and tattoo creation you deserve.
Q. Does that mean I need to schedule an appointment for a piercing?
A. No. Piercings usually do not take a lot of time and can be fit in to the schedule pretty easily. If you want to get a piercing, just come in.
Q. What is the tattoo process? How does it work?
A. After the area is cleaned, a stencil is applied to your skin (hand drawn on skin or prepared), the artist then uses a tattoo machine to do your tattoo. The tattoo machine is electrically powered that resembles the sound of a dentist’s drill. The machine moves a small group of needles up and down to puncture the skin between 50 and 3,000 times per minute. The needle penetrates the skin by about a millimeter and deposits ink pigment into the skin. Once your tattoo is complete your artist will clean the area making sure to remove any excess ink. Once your cleaned up the artist will bandage it up to make sure it stays clean.
Q. What types of body modification does P-Dub offer?
A. We offer any body piercing you can imagine, these include Dermal anchors, surface piercings, basic body piercings and advanced body piercings. Our main piercer has been perfecting his craft for the past 15 years and does not shy away from unique piercings which you may think of.
Q. Does P-Dub Tattoo Works offer a military discount?
A. No, we do not. We do appreciate all the brave men and women that serve along with their families but we do have the lowest prices in town, so we offer our great low prices to everyone.
Q. How long as P-Dub been open for business?
A. P-Dub Tattoo Works is a new name, formally known as JEZ Ink. The ownership is the same. We have been open for business since 2005.
Q. Are touch ups free?
A. Yes! Touch ups are always free even if the artist no longer works in our shop. We will still need you to fill out our tattoo waver form so that we have a record of your touch up.
Q. I think my tattoo/piercing may be infected, what do I do?
A. In case of infection, please contact your preferred medical care provider immediately. The quicker you act, the quicker the infection will clear up.
Signs of infection may include: excessive redness of the area, yellowish discharge, abnormal swelling, immense tenderness.
In order to prevent infection, please follow all care instructions provided by P Dub Tattoo Works.
Be sure to always keep your hands clean and washed before touching and applying any lotions to tattoos as well as changing and cleaning any piercings.
Be sure to clean any new jewelry BEFORE putting it into your body.