Tattooist sparks controversy by revealing how a lot she prices for small tattoo

By Charlie Herbert

The artist’s pricing divided folks

A tattooist has come below hearth after revealing how a lot she will cost her shoppers for tiny tattoos.

London-based tattoo artist Vivien Szincsak specialises in vegan fine-line tattoos, and frequently shares a few of her work along with her followers on her TikTok web page (@nothingsrs).

Final month, a curious follower requested how a lot she prices for “small effective line tattoos (2-3cm).”

She responded with video saying that she “minimal cost is £100 for one thing tiny and easy,” including that “for those who guide in for a number of you get a bundle worth.”

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She clarified within the feedback that £100 is her minimal worth for an hour-long session, and that the inkings within the video had been “added to different tattoos in the identical session.”

Questioning the three-figure worth, one individual commented below the video: “I feel my tattooist would cost like £30ish, I’m paying £60 for an addition to my present tattoo on my leg, she’s not even charging me of the color.”

However Vivien defined that even for a “tiny” tattoo she nonetheless has to “guide out a 1-hour slot min,” in order that she has sufficient time to “resolve on the location and so on.”

In the meantime, a fellow tattooist mentioned she ought to base her pricing off the “element and time it took to do it.”

Vivien responded: “However everybody has a minimal worth and I did analysis to place mine in between low cost and costly.”

Others labelled the value “laughable” and “loopy.”

However many took to the feedback to defend the Londoner’s pricing.

One wrote: “You don’t get your nails performed for £30? Mate how on earth do you count on an artist to do a everlasting piece of artwork on you for £30.”

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One other mentioned: “Look they gotta set the whole lot up the identical whether or not it’s a coronary heart or a half sleeve, all of that prices a lot and might’t be reused.”

A 3rd wrote: “Guys it’s a cost for the package too. the package prices cash they usually use a brand new one every (sic) time.”