If you've finally decided to get a tattoo (your first or your 15th), but can't decide where to go, this will help. Below is a list of tattoo shops ready to satisfy your new ink craving. So, whether you want your girlfriend's name tattooed on your stomach or a delicate flower on your shoulder, any of these places can get you tatted up in no time.
Electric Ladyland Tattoo
This renowned tattoo parlor has been around for 20 years here in New Orleans. With that many years of experience, you are sure to be pleased with your inky results. 610 Frenchmen St.
Art Addiction Tattoo of New Orleans
Addicted to fresh ink? Head to Art Addiction for a tattoo from a shop with over 10 years of experience. Not only are you supporting a local business, but you are also supporting a black female-run business. 61 Holmes Blvd. Suite D., Terrytown, artaddictiontattoo.com
Catahoula Tattoo has been ranked as having the best tattoo artists in New Orleans by expertise.com. Make an appointment online and head to Catahoula to get new ink by a talented New Orleans artist. 929 N. Broad St., catahoulatattoo.com
While browsing Magazine Street, you can stop in Tattooagogo and get the new tattoo that you've always wanted. All the staff here is skilled and experienced, and you can browse their website to see portfolios of all the artists' work. 4421 Magazine St., tattooagogo.com
Idle Hands Tattoo Parlour
Another Magazine Street option to get new ink is Idle Hands Tattoo Parlour. This laid-back parlor could be your next destination on your Lower Garden District stroll. 1815 Magazine St., idlehandstattooparlour.com