Studio Policies

Tattoo Services

It is illegal to tattoo young people under the age of 18 under UK Law. Even with parental consent, in the UK it is illegal for anyone to be legally tattooed under 18. ... 

Illegal tattooing means either tattooing a young person who is under the age of 18. If you know anyone in the UK willing To Tattoo under the age of age they are breaking the law and are most likely not professional  tattoo artists. If they are professional artists with licenses and insurance. The act of tattooing someone under age makes their insurance null and void.

At Hysteria  Tattoos we will not tattoo anyone under the age of 18. We will ask to see photo ID when completing your booking form / before making an appointment if we Suspect you are under the age of 21. If you cannot provide PHOTO ID when requested you will be unable to be tattooed at our studio.


Piercing Services

At Hysteria Tattoos, we are licensed and insured to pierce from 4 years of age.  We will not pierce babies or children under 4. Body piercings are a cosmetic procedure that the client needs to be able to consent for, regardless of parental consent. Any piercings under the age of 16 require parental consent and Photo ID.

Piercing age restrictions are as follows.

~Ear Lobes 1st and 2nd sets - 4+ with client and parental consent.

~Ear lobes 3rd sets onwards and Helix (top of the ear piercings) - 12+ With client and parental consent.

~Remaining ear piercings for example scaffold, daith, rook, tragus etc - 16+ with Photo ID

~Facial and Tongue / oral piercings - 16+ with Photo ID

~Belly button / Navel Piercings - 14+ with Photo ID and parental consent

~Skin diver/ dermal piercings, Nipple piercings and Genitals - 18+ with Photo ID

All age restrictions in place and followed, if we don’t have parental consent or ID where applicable the procedure will be unable to go ahead. 


To make a booking at Hysteria, you will be required to secure the appointment with a deposit. Deposit amount varies dependant on session. All deposits are taken off the final amount payable on the day of the booking.

Should you need to reschedule or cancel your booking we need at least 48 hours notice for standard slots of 0-5 hours or a weeks notice for 6-8 hour slots. This allows us to keep your deposit safe and either reschedule and move to a new date, or to cancel and refund. Failure to contact within the period required or failure to show  results in the loss of your deposit. This Protects our self employed artists from Loss of earnings.