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Tattoo & Piercing Shop

About Us.

Love Ink Tattoos is an artist-owned and operated tattoo and piercing parlor which offers a welcoming and upbeat atmosphere. Our premier tattoo & piercing studio is dedicated to exceptional tattooing and complete customer satisfaction.

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Dustin is a visionary artist whose life-long commitment to art has seen him leaving an indelible mark on the tattoo industry. From painting murals in Downtown Winston-Salem at a young age to becoming a revered tattoo artist, Dustin's journey is a testament to his relentless passion and exceptional skill. With over 19 years of experience, he has not only mastered a wide range of tattoo styles but has also dedicated himself to mentoring the next generation of artists, including his wife, Meagan. Dustin's remarkable ability to draw and design freehand allows him to create bespoke tattoos that are both intricate and bold, solidifying his status as a master craftsman in the tattooing community.

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Meagan is a trailblazer who has seamlessly transitioned from the disciplined world of nursing to the creative realm of tattooing and body piercing. With a solid foundation in anatomy and infection control, Meagan brings an unparalleled level of precision and safety to her work. Under the guidance of Dustin Friend and enriched by her education at The University of North Carolina School of the Arts, she has blossomed into a versatile artist. Meagan's repertoire, spanning from delicate watercolors to lifelike portraits, showcases her exceptional skill and versatility. Known for her remarkable cover-up tattoos and vibrant color work as well as a variety of other styles, Meagan stands as a beacon of creativity, excellence and expertise in the industry.

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Rayann Bartle is a powerhouse tattoo artist and body piercer, whose meteoric rise in the industry is fueled by her unwavering dedication and innate talent. Under the mentorship of the esteemed Dustin Friend at Love Ink Tattoos, Rayann has mastered an impressive array of tattoo styles, from intricate anime designs to vibrant watercolors and bold black work. What sets her apart is not just her artistic prowess but her magnetic personality, which endears her to clients and colleagues alike. Rayann's commitment to excellence and her relentless pursuit of growth mark her as a formidable force in the tattoo world.

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Emma Robertson

Emma Robertson is the vibrant receptionist and talented body piercer at Love Ink Tattoos, where she has been a cornerstone of the studio's welcoming atmosphere for over two years. With her unwavering dedication and infectious sweetness, Emma has become a beloved figure among both the staff and clients of Love Ink Tattoos. Her hard work goes beyond managing the bustling front desk; she skillfully navigates the intricate world of body piercing, bringing comfort and confidence to those she works with.

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1. Tattoos

Bring us your ideas and we will help transform them into a unique and personal tattoo. Our artists have the experience you can trust!

2. Piercings

Our piercing studio is clean and professional, yet relaxed and comfortable. We take great pride in every piercing we do. Come in and visit us!

3. After Care

Taking care of your ink is so important. That's we strive to make sure proper aftercare is taken seriously and provide each customer with step by step guides.

4. Consultations

Our amazingly talented artists offer a wide range of styles and expertise, so we are sure to have someone who will be the perfect fit for your vision.

Our Services.

Our premier tattoo studio is dedicated to exceptional tattooing and complete customer satisfaction.

​Customer Reviews

I went to them to get a tattoo and they did not disappointment! The whole staff was so friendly with a very welcoming environment. Everyone made me feel so comfortable and at ease throughout the whole process. I adore the final product! I’ll definitely be going back!

Wolf Hillman

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Great place to get a tattoo!! They are very clean and professional and you can see that when you walk in. They take there time doing there work and they stand behind there work! They have 4 artists and two that so piercing! I’m very happy with my tattoo that Dustin friend did for me

Joe Stanley

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A very professional and inviting tattoo shop that makes you feel welcome and appreciated. Dustin and Megan gave me and my wife amazing tattoos. Everyone is kind and very helpful I would recommend this shop to anyone who asks.

Mike C

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EXPERIENCE

20yrs

20+ years of combined tattoo and piercing experience

GROWTH

300%

We've experienced massive growth year over year!

ARTISTS

3+

We have 4 fantastic artists ready to take on your next tattoo request!

Tattoos & Piercings

5,000+

We've done a lot of work. Seriously!

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Opening Hours

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Sunday: Closed

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: 12–8PM

Wednesday: 12–8PM

Thursday: 12–8PM

Friday: 12–8PM

Saturday: 12–8PM

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