Getting a tattoo or invasive makeup service, such as microblading or permanent makeup, comes with health risks, like hepatitis and skin infections. Before you get these services, take a few extra minutes to look around and to ask the artist or studio staff questions. This guide can help.
Studios must always:
Make sure tattoo artists and service providers:
If you have concerns or questions about a tattoo or invasive makeup operation, would like to make a complaint, or want to confirm that an operation has been inspected and approved by AHS, contact
AHS Environmental Public Health.
Current as of: August 19, 2022
Author: Environmental Public Health, Alberta Health Services
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