Malaysia’s Top 10 Tattoo Studios

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Tattoo is being well recognised as a form of body art. Many stylish celebrities are treating tattoo as an accessory and have started to set the trend around the world. Just like the global trend, we also witnessed a rising trend for body art within the millennials and Gen-Ys in Malaysia.  From dainty stars to written words, many youngsters have taken the tat plunge. If you are looking for a good tattoo studio, check out these 10 homegrown tattoo studios are turning tattoos into funky fashion accessories.

1) Kinki Ryusaki Studio

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Kinki Ryusaki, the owner of the Kinki Ryusaki Studio, is a young and beautiful tattoo artist. Beginning her craft at the youthful age of 16, she is definitely experienced in this field. Together with a team of professional tattooists, they strive to deliver the best service and body art to their customers. They view the art of tattooing as the art of life.  Style-wise, it is easily one of the most diverse studios in the city.

FB: kinkiryusakistudio | IG: @kinkiryusakistudio

2) Yang Lee Tattoo

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As a tattoo studio established in 2008, Yang Lee Tattoo offers a large variety of tattoo art from influences of time and culture. They strive for total customer satisfaction and are willing to go out of their way to make sure everyone walks away with exactly what they want. Their goal is to give their customers tattoos that they are proud to wear for the rest of their lives. If you’re looking for great services with a friendly environment, this definitely should be on your list. | FB: Yangleetat2 | IG: @yangleetattoo

3) Skin Nation Tattoo

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Located in Penang, Skin Nation Tattoo has a team of talented professional tattooists. They offer services ranging from tattoo design to aftercare consultation. The tattooists are able to work on customised designs and freehand the tattoo directly onto the skin to ensure that it fits with the contours of your body. The shop has a friendly atmosphere which makes customers feel at home.
FB: skinnation | IG: @mc_skinnationtattoo

4) Black Cat Tattoo Studio

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Black Cat Tattoo Studio prides themselves in offering the highest standards of hygiene and safety in their services. It is a full service studio with a fun and relaxing environment to make sure customers will feel most at ease. Their services range from old to new school designs and from different artistic styles. Their designs will definitely translate your imagination and creativity onto your skin. | FB: blackcatmy | IG: @blackcatmy

5) Tribal Bodyworks Tattoo Studio

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Tribal Bodyworks Tattoo Studio has built one of the best reputations in Kuala Lumpur’s tattoo scene. The dedicated team are friendly and talented, and happy to guide you through the vast choices of available tattoo art.  The tattooists have all the tools they need at their disposal to create the best artwork for the most solid and well-crafted designs.

FB: TribalBodyworksTattoo | IG: @tribalbodyworkstattoo

6) Hai Yuan Tattoo Studio

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This is a relatively new tattoo studio established in 2013. Some may associate their newness with inexperience, but that is definitely not the case. This tattoo studio led by tattoo master Hai Yuan Sun offers innovative and imaginative tattoo designs for their customers. What’s interesting is that they also provide tattoo learning courses for those who are interested.

FB: HaiYuanTattooStudio | IG: @haiyuantattoo

7) Maotattoo Studio

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Setting up shop in 2010, Mao Tattoo Studio is known as an innovator in the Malaysian tattoo scene, being one of the earliest studios to be fully equipped with disposable tubes and needles. Maybe it is their sense of innovation that has won them multiple awards internationally. It is a studio which specialises in different cultures of art, and one of their artists is Kelly V, a talented female tattoo artist who has been in the industry for more than 10 years.

FB: Maotattoo.KellyV | IG: @maotattookellyv

8) Pink Tattoos

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Pink Tattoo has an experienced team of three artists including their founder, Lynda Cheah. Its homey studio will make customers feel comfortable when getting some ink done. They have a high standard of hygiene, making sure customers receive quality work in a sanitary environment. | FB: PinkTattoos | IG: @pinktattoos

9) Borneo Ink Tattoo

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This well-featured tattoo studio has won numerous awards from across the world. The artists here specialise in doing one-of-a-kind custom tattooing and are proficient in all manners of tattooing styles. They are willing to work within the customer’s budget and offer free aftercare for all their tattoos. | FB: BorneoInkTattoo | IG: @borneo_ink_tat2

10) Inkcraft Tattoo Studio

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The team at Inkcraft Tattoo Studio believe that they are a platform for people who are passionate in the art of tattooing. They also strive to provide a fun and relaxing environment for all their clients. Their team of international and local artists specialises in custom designs with a large variety of influences. | FB: inkcrafttattoostudio | IG: @inkcrafttattoostudio

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