Faqs

If you are considering getting work done at New Wave Tattoo,

Then please read the following FAQs carefully before contacting us.

Q. ARE YOU THE LAL HARDY THAT APPEARS IN THE PRESS THAT HAS TATTOOED FOOTBALLERS AND CELEBRITIES?

A. YES I AM, BUT I SHOULD POINT OUT THAT ALL MY CLIENTS ARE A CELEBRITY IN THEIR OWN RIGHT….. INCLUDING YOU.

Q. WHAT ARE YOUR WORK HOURS?

A. TUES-FRI APPOINTMENT ONLY – THAT’S APPOINTMENT ONLY 10.30 AM – 5.30PM
SATURDAY 10.00 AM – 5.00 PM. FIRST COME FIRST SERVED WALK-IN DAY – SMALL TATTOOS ONLY – NO CUSTOM WORK – NO LARGE WORK – NO WORK THAT HAS TO BE DRAWN UP

Q. CAN I SCHEDULE A CONSULTATION?

A. YES PLEASE RING 020 8444 8779 TO DO THIS

Q. CAN I BOOK AN APPOINTMENT BY PHONE OR ONLINE?

A. NO WE ONLY BOOK IN PERSON AT THE STUDIO – IN EXCEPTIONAL CIRCUMSTANCES WE MAY BOOK BY PHONE – BY VISITING THE STUDIO WE CAN MEASURE THE AREA TO BE TATTOOED – DISCUSS IDEAS – SHOW YOU ARTWORK ETC -THIS IS MUCH THE BEST WAY – YOU WOULDN’T ASK A TAILOR TO MAKE YOU A SUIT WITHOUT VISITING THE TAILOR – WOULD YOU ?

Q. HOW MUCH IS A TATTOO?

A. HOW LONG IS A PIECE OF STRING? – EACH TATTOO IS TAILORED TO THE CLIENT – ONCE WE HAVE WORKED OUT THE DESIGN WE CAN PRICE IT

Q. DO I NEED TO PAY A DEPOSIT TO BOOK MY TATTOO?

A. YOU MOST CERTAINLY DO

Q. IF I MISS MY APPOINTMENT WILL I LOSE MY DEPOSIT?

A. YOU MOST CERTAINLY WILL – WE NEED 48 Hours NOTICE OF CANCELLATION TO PREVENT YOU LOSING YOUR DEPOSIT

Q. WHY DO I NEED TO PAY A DEPOSIT?

A. BECAUSE THIS SECURES YOUR APPOINTMENT

Q. CAN I GIVE CONSENT TO MY SON OR DAUGHTER WHO IS UNDER 18 TO GET A TATTOO?

A. NO. BRITISH LAW HAS SET THE AGE AT 18 OR OVER – IF YOU HAVE AN ISSUE WITH THIS RING THE PRIME MINISTER, NOT US

Q. ARE YOU LICENSED AND HEALTH CHECKED?

A. YES THROUGH THE LONDON BOROUGH OF BARNET

Q. WILL YOU TATTOO ME ANYWHERE ON MY BODY?

A. WE DO NOT TATTOO GENITALS OR FACES – WE WILL ONLY TATTOO HANDS AND NECKS IF YOU ARE HEAVILY TATTOOED

Q. DO YOU DO COVER-UPS OR RE-WORKS OF OLD OR BAD TATTOOS?

A. POP IN AND SEE US WE WILL ADVISE YOU ON WHAT CAN BE DONE

Q. HOW LONG IS YOUR WAITING LIST?

A. POP IN AND SEE US WE WILL ADVISE YOU ON WHAT CAN BE DONE

Q. WHAT IS YOUR PHONE NUMBER?

A. 020 8444 8779

Q. CAN YOU TEACH ME TO TATTOO?

A. NO

Q. ARE TATTOO REALITY SHOWS REAL?

A. NO

Q. IS IT BEST TO VISIT THE STUDIO TO DISCUSS MY TATTOO REQUIREMENTS?

A. YES IT ALWAYS GOOD FOR CLIENTS AND ARTISTS TO MEET PRIOR TO TATTOOING

Q. HAVE YOU SEEN MIAMI INK – LA INK – LONDON INK – OR ANY OTHER TATTOO SHOW?

A. YES I HAVE

Q. I HAVE A PICTURE ON MY PHONE – WILL YOU DO IT FOR ME?

A. NO, PLEASE GET A PRINT OUT OF IT

Q. ARE YOU ED HARDY?

A. NO, I’M LAL HARDY

Q. SHALL I BLATANTLY IGNORE THE ADVICE YOU HAVE GIVEN ME ON CARE OF MY TATTOO?

A. THAT IS ENTIRELY UP TO YOU – IF YOU THINK YOUR FRIENDS’/RELATIVES’/DOG’S ADVICE IS BETTER THAN MINE THAT IS YOUR CHOICE