Getting a tattoo or invasive makeup service, such as microblading or permanent makeup, comes with health risks. Take a few extra minutes to ask questions and look around before you get inked. It could be the difference between clean art and a life-changing infection such as hepatitis or skin infections. Whenever you’re thinking of ink, use this as your go-to-guide:
Studios must always:
Make sure tattoo artists:
Tattoo or invasive makeup operations/facilities should never:
If you have concerns or questions about an operation, would like to make a complaint, or confirm an operation has been inspected and approved by AHS, contact
AHS Environmental Public Health.
Current as of: July 17, 2019
Author: Environmental Public Health, Alberta Health Services
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