Tattoos By Alex

Cosmetic Procedure
449 University Avenue, San Diego, CA 92103 449 University Avenue, San Diego Directions
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2 Tips
Report | 3 years ago
Although she did do a decent job, she rushed through the "1 hour" tattoo in about 20 minutes and it was way more painful than any of my other tattoos done at other places. After making me wait at least 15 minutes for my tattoo she says she has lost the drawing I had given her earlier. Luckily I had a smaller version in my purse and she said she could enlarge it and give the cat a fluffy tail as I requested. I asked if the drawing (which was already supposed to be done after the consultation ) would count as part of the hour of tattooing specified in the Groupon. She said no. She took a long time to do this and made the tail look unnatural, so I asked her to change it to the way I showed her I wanted it. She complained that she had another client right after me and didn't want him to wait. So she totally rushed through another drawing witch came out closer to how I wanted it. After painfully rushing through the tattoo she quickly bandaged it up, gave me no aftercare instructions, and said she forgot to have me sign a waiver, witch she left there and then took off, saying for me to just leave it on the desk. I was planning to tip her, but decided against it-besides she was nowhere to be found. As I left I noticed her down the hallway smoking pot with a bunch of other people. It was 4:20p.m. Was this her urgent other client? She didn't deserve a tip, although I do like the tattoo. Too much drama and hassle.
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Report | 3 years ago
My wife bought me this Groupon deal for some ink by Alex. Alex is super chill and he's an awesome artist. I went in with an idea and she made it happen. I will definitely be going to see her again to add more to the work in progress. REMEMBER TO TIP DAMMIT! ESPECIALLY when you purchase a Groupon deal. Between Groupon and the shop owner, the artists don't stand to make all that much, so if you're happy with the work TIP ACCORDINGLY!
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From Our Editors

What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
80$ for one hour tattoo session (150$ value)

What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
I love giving people a way to uniquely express themselves.

What do you love most about your job?
Meeting new people from all walks of life and hearing the stories that inspired their tattoo.

What is the best reaction you've ever gotten from a customer?
I received a hug and a tip that was over twice the amount of the quoted price.

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