Detroit, Michigan has a rich tattoo history. Featuring shops such as American Pride Tattoos, Red Anchor Tattoo Co., Eternal Tattoos, Big Top Tattoo, Royal Oak Tattoo, and Chroma Tattoo, Detroit is a great destination if you’re looking for some new ink. With a population of around 707,000, there are lots of potential customers for the parlors in town. Yelp currently lists 120 different shops when searching for “tattoo” in Detroit. Google Places lists 282 different tattoo shops in the Detroit area, which shows how competitive the city truly is. Eternal Tattoos in Livonia currently boasts one of the largest selections of artists in the area, listing the following artists on their site: Jesse Welker, Jay Wheeler, TJ Hoddge, Doug Bickle, Trent Thompson, Kevin Lytle, AaronRuby, Cheryl Tash, Scott Shultz, Hippo, and Dave Haze. When doing research for your artist, we suggest not paying too much attention to price because quality is much more important when you’re going to be living with the artwork for the rest of your life.
By Josh Schonwald