Houston, Texas has a rich tattoo history. Featuring shops such as Texas Tattoo Emporium, Big Kat’s Tattoo & Barbershop, 713 Tattoo Parlour, Scorpion Studios, and Sacred Hear Studio, Houston is a great destination if you’re looking for some new ink. With a population of around 2,145,000, there are lots of potential customers for the parlors in town. Yelp currently lists 77 different shops when searching for “tattoo” in Houston. Google Places lists 244 different tattoo shops in the Houston area, which shows how competitive the city truly is. Scorpion Studios currently boasts one of the largest selections of artists in the area, listing the following artists on their site: Dan Martin, Tracy Lambright, Kevin Poon, Gabriel Massey, Big Gabe Bayles, and Chris Ayala. 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