best jamaican tattoos - artist and shops

by Debra Burson
(United States)

QUESTION: My husband and I are traveling to Jamaica in December. He typically gets a "local" tattoo. We are cautious when away from our local artist,

Have any suggestions??????

ANSWER: by Wellesley July 9, 2012

Hi Debra,

Thanks for your email and thanks for choosing Jamaica.

There are quite a few around, but I suspect that like many other places, many are unregistered and sub-par.

Sometime ago though, someone had asked me about tattoo shops in Jamaica, Ocho Rios to be exact, and I referred them to one. Subsequent to that, another suggestion was given. I'll suggest you start with those.

Here's the link:

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Aug 05, 2012
tattoos in jamaica
by: Anonymous

u can check out tattoophillip, he is one of the best in jamaica. he did a few tatts for me and has tattooed most of my friends. his work is great and he uses all disposable supplies. his email address is if u want to get in contact with him

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