The reopening of hair salons and barbers were not the only places customers were looking forward to on April 12 - tattoo studios also made a huge comeback!
We asked our readers to recommend the best tattoo studios in town and we had many recommendations come through based on the quality of completed tattoos and creativity of tattoo artists.
Whether you are looking to get your first ever tattoo or you want to add another stunning piece of artwork to an already growing sleeve of masterpieces, we have got you covered with this list of the best studios to get it down in Northampton.
They are ordered according to the popularity in our readers' comments.
Inksanity tattoo studio is located on Bailiff Street in Semilong. This tattoo studio proved to be the most popular amongst our readers - one reader, Vital Merlin, commented: "Inksanity for me, lovely atmosphere and great work." Call Inksanity on 07413 782288 for more information.
Photo: Inksanity Tattoo Studio
2. Charlotte's Web
We received an influx of praise for Charlotte's Web tattoo studio in Park Avenue North. One reader, Aimee Sarah Barker, said: "Friendly, competitively priced and extremely clean. I have been to Charlotte for over ten years and would never go anywhere else. She recently did a tribute to my beautiful Dad who recently passed due to Covid and I’ll always be grateful for her talent, understanding and professionalism." Call 01604 460971 for more information about their work.
Photo: Charlotte's Web Tattoo Studio
Bodification tattoo and piercing studio is based in Gold Street in Northampton town centre has been described as a "lovely family-run business". One of our readers, Amy Drinkwater, said: "Bodification tattoo and Piercing Northampton gold street amazing tattooist, have had all mine there - couldn’t recommend a better place!" Call 01604 620303 for more information.
Photo: Terry Williamson
4. Creative Tutch Body Art
Creative Tutch Body Art, on Mill Road in Kislingbury, comes highly recommended by our readers for those who want to avoid the hustle and bustle of the high street. One reader, Maz Tyrrell, said: "All the artists are amazingly talented and wonderful humans." Call 07737 535493 for more information about their services.
Photo: Creative Tutch Body Art, Kislingbury, Northampton