Having trained extensively in Europe and across the United States, Angelbare founder Shahla Whitmore combines the latest permanent-makeup techniques with her own knack for artistry. Inside her Wellesley studio, Shahla draws upon more than a decade of experience to trace lips and eyes with dramatic liners so you'll know where they go if they ever fall off. Shahla’s big heart is as impressive as her considerable talent—she offers complimentary scar camouflage treatments and services to children who have lost their eyebrows for medical reasons.
Bad tattoo? Get redemption at Redemption Tattoo in Cambridge. This is one of the nicest tattoo parlors you’ve ever seen. Beautiful semi-private cubes for tattooing, vibrant colors and wood finishings make this place an elegant take on a tattoo shop. Visitors can choose from a pre-made design on the wall or describe their own idea. Erick, Mike, Josh, Salty and Chris will make your tattoo experience an enjoyable and memorable event, as you receive a beautiful tattoo from one of their skillful hands. Come into the shop to make an appointment or call ahead to schedule a consultation. There is a nonrefundable deposit per tattoo. Deposits are available on the website in multiple increments. Revive your body’s natural artwork with a design from Redemption Tattoo.
Forever Ink’s head tattoo artist, Derek, has been leaving his permanent record on biceps, ankles, and all points in between for more than 20 years. Naturally, his portfolio has accrued an extensive selection of colorful and black-and-white tattoos, its pages popping with everything from grim reapers to written phrases to hand-drafted custom images. He also specializes in cover-up tattoos that hide outdated ink of old lovers’ names or ATM passwords.