Despite its pain level, tattooing is one of the greatest art. A tattoo is a permanent ink designed into the layer of the skin, commonly designed by a tattoo artist and applied via needles.
If you're looking to get inked, Wowember has compiled a list of reputable tattoo shops in Kuala Lumpur & Selangor for your next bucket list marked off. Let's challenge ourselves and complete the tattoo desire now!
Do keep in mind, always find qualified and experienced artists for peace of mind.
Spec Body Art
⭐ 491 Google reviews
📍 Lot 6.24.08A, Level 6 Pavilion KL 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
📞 +60 17-211 2789
⏰ Daily 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Spec Body Art was founded by Spec Ung in 1991. Spec Ung was a Singaporean Air Force Pilot. The first Spec Body Art Tattoo Studio was in Angeles City, Philipines and moved to Kuala Lumpur in 2004.
Aside from tattoos, Spec Body Art also provides piercing services. The current owner, Ronny provides safe piercings for kids and adults. Find out their masterpiece on Instagram before you make an appointment with your favourite artist to get inked!
⭐ 255 Google reviews
📍 Lot LG114, Lower Ground Floor, Sungei Wang Plaza, Jalan Sultan Ismail 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
📞 +60 16-302 1117
⏰ Daily 11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
The founder Kelvin Kok has been inking since 2008 in Tattoo Family. Their in-house tattoo artists — Kelvin, Kai, Eva and Jovi can satisfy any tattoos that you named it or you could have imagined!
Getting a tattoo is a life-long commitment, so handed to professionals for peace of mind. Head to their website and check out their awesome and precise tattoo project.
⭐ 162 Google reviews
📍 B-02-17, Aurora Place.1, Persiaran Jalil 1 Bandar Bukit Jalil, Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur
📞 +6016-902 9123
⏰ Tuesday to Sunday 11:00 AM- 10:00 PM
Replayink Tattoo is a clean and safe tattoo studio located at Bukit Jalil, which offers custom tattoo, modification and tattoo design services. The artists in Replayink love designing artistic line art and script text art for their customers. With over 15 years of experience, they also specialise in providing cover-ups precisely.
Action speaks louder than words, but testimonial from the loyal customer is even more precious — "Super cool environment surrounded with paper crafts. Highly recommended. Will come back for more tattoos."
MasterPeace's Tattoo 墨帅刺青
⭐ 123 Google reviews
📍 Level 5 Commune, 5-Room 2 & 3 Sunway Velocity Mall, Lingkaran SV2, Sunway Velocity, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
⏰ Daily 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
MasterPeace's Tattoo offers a wide range of tattoo styles including black and grey tattoos, colour tattoos, traditional tattoos, watercolour tattoos, tribal tattoos, new school tattoos, neo-traditional tattoos, Japanese tattoos, blackwork tattoos, geometric tattoos and realistic tattoos.
Ask for cover-up, MasterPeace can do that too! A tattoo only costs you RM200, but of course, this is the minimum charge. In touch with the artist, Sebastian Marcusson to discuss your idea and sort it out.
Bloody Ink Tattoo
⭐ 133 Google reviews
📍 Sungei Wang Plaza, 111, Jln Sultan Ismail, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
📞 +603-2141 1543
⏰ Daily 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Bloody Ink Tattoo is one of the reputable tattoo studios in KL. Bloody Ink works with 3 professional in-house tattoo artists, Hanzhi, Criss Lai and WY, and each of them produces fantastic tattoo art and precise work.
They offer a wide range of styles and accept tattoo modification and cover-up requests. Check out their Instagram and blow your mind with those coolest tattoo art inspirations.
Yang Lee Tattoo 揚藝刺青
⭐ 81 Google reviews
📍 52, Jalan SS 2/55, SS 2, 47300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
📞 Daily 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Yang Lee Tattoo was established in 2008. The founder, Yang Lee specialises in modern tattoos. As a well-respected, professional tattoo artist, he participated in a number of international tattoo competitions and achieved his dream of bringing back medals.
He believes that "tattoo is no longer a thing to mafia or gangsterism thing, the Art of Tattooing has become a craze amongst youngsters to even matured adults". If you're looking for the right artist to help achieve your vision, Yang Lee is an all-rounder when comes to tattoo art!
Borneo Ink Tattoo
⭐ 74 Google reviews
📍 B-09-15, Gateway Corporate Suites, No. 1, Jalan Desa Kiara, Mont Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
📞 +6011-6262 1313
⏰ Wednesday to Sunday 11:00 AM- 7:00 PM
Borneo Ink Tattoo was established in 1996 and owned by Eddie Davis. The studio has just won 1st Place in the 1st Munich Tattoo and Piercing Show in 2022 and is proud to be a reliable international award-winning tattoo studio in Malaysia.
Borneo Ink Tattoo offers a very transparent price estimation on their website, to make sure you won't break your bank getting inked. A brand new tattoo costs you RM 500 /half a day or RM 1000 /full day for outlining session, and the rate for filling in the process will be discussed ahead.