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Is there a shop minimum?
The shop minimum is $75. except for hands, neck, and feet, WHICH are a minimum of $100.
All work is guaranteed. the artists will touch up your tattoo, IF needed, after the tattoo is fully healed.
A Touch-up WILL BE provided at no charge by the artist WHO DID THE TATTOO. THIS IS CONTINGENT ON WHETHER proper aftercare TREATMENT WAS FOLLOWED.
*PLEASE REFER TO OUR AFTERCARE FORM FOR MORE INFORMATION.
do i need an id?
You must be 18 or older to be tattooed at Benchmark Tattoo. We require valid identification for every individual that is to be tattooed. This is a MN state law.
NO exceptions will be made.
How do i get an appointment?
we ask that all clients fill out the form provided under the 'booking' tab. after you submit that form, we will email you about getting on the CALENDAR with one OF the ARTISTS.
how can i pay for my tattoo?
WE ARE A CASH PREFERRED SHOP. WHEN USING A CREDIT/DEBIT CARD IN STORE OR ONLINE THERE IS A 5% SERVICE FEE.
TO AVOID THIS FEE PLEASE PAY FOR DEPOSITS AND TATTOOS IN CASH.
DO YOU SEND OUT ART BEFORE THE TATTOO appointment?
The artists of benchmark do not send out art before your tattoo appointment. Instead of sending out art, the artist will have art ready for you to view at the time of your tattoo appointment. You will have the OPPORTUNITY to look at the ART and talk to your artist about it before starting your tattoo.
HOW MUCH WILL MY TATTOO COST?
tattoo costs are QUOTED BASED ON AN HOURLY RATE. THE FINAL COST IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE BASED ON THE detail of the design, size, and how well the client sits dURING the tattoo. THESE FACTORS CAN AFFECT how long the tattoo takes to complete, MAKING THE FINAL COST SUBJECT TO CHANGE. If you have a specific budget let us know and we will be happy to work with you. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE FILL OUT OUR ONLINE BOOKING FORM.
**There is no set Tipping Standard, But Tips Are ALWAYS APPRECIATED.
can i bring people with me to appointment?
We welcome friends & FAMILY for moral support. we prefer you keep it to one person. DURING BUSY HOURS, GUESTS MAY BE ASKED TO WAIT IN THE LOBBY.
For safety reasons we do not allow minors or children in the studio; this includes infants.
DO YOU TAKE WALK-INS?
We happily accept walk-ins, but THERE IS NO GUARANTEE FOR SAME DAY APPOINTMENTS. THIS IS DEPENDENT on ARTIST’S AVAILIBILITY FOR THAT DAY. If we cannot accommodate you AT THAT TIME, we will ASSIST YOU IN BOOKING AN APPOINTMENT for a future date.
Can I bring in my tattoo idea or do you draw the tattoo?
Benchmark is a custom art focused shop. We welcome you to bring any ideas, drawings, or INSPIRATIONS. THIS WILL HELP OUR ARTIST GAIN A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF WHAT OUR YOU WOULD LIKE YOUR COMPLETED TATTTO TO LOOK LIKE. Please note: the artists will not DUPLICATE ANY OTHER ARTIST’S WORK. Instead, they will use your examples to guide them when drawing your custom tattoo.
Do you do any piercings or Cosmetic tattoos?
We do not currently offer piercing or cosmetic tattoo services.