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We highly recommend the following before getting a tattoo.
- Get plenty of rest
- Drink plenty of water
- Eat a good meal
- Shower or bathe
- Avoid alcohol and drugs
- Avoid getting a sunburn
- Dress appropriately
- Be prepared to sit still
- Bring only one adult guest
- Get a sitter for your children
You must be eighteen years of age to be tattooed in the state of North Carolina.
Forbidden Tattoo and Piercing will accept a state or federal id, as proof of age, prior to being tattooed. We will not tattoo on minors, regardless of consent.
North Carolina Code – General Statutes § 14-400. Tattooing; body piercing prohibited.
(a) It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to tattoo the arm, limb, or any part of the body of any other person under 18 years of age. Anyone violating the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor.
(b) It shall be unlawful for any person to pierce any part of the body other than ears of another person under the age of 18 for the purpose of allowing the insertion of earrings, jewelry, or similar objects into the body, unless the prior consent of a custodial parent or guardian is obtained. Anyone violating the provisions of this section is guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor.