How to calculate the tip properly
What is the appropriate tip for a tattoo artist?
While the skills of tattoo artists are always appreciated and encouraged, Michaelle Fiore of Beaver Tattoo in Queens, New York, says artists don’t expect them. It’s more of a way of letting your artist know that you love your tattoo and appreciate their hard work. Not tipping is an option, but be aware that this may leave a sour taste in your artist’s mouth. At the very least, it won’t help you form a strong bond with them.
In addition to saying thank you, leaving online reviews, and recommending your tattoo artist to friends and family, tipping is a tangible way to show your appreciation for their creativity, artistry, and personal service. Chances are, if you want one tattoo, you’ll probably want two. You will also benefit from developing a good relationship with a great tattoo artist.
What should be considered when calculating the tip?
Should you tip your waiter? my barber? Or someone in the service industry? Again, there are no absolute answers.
You can refer to our typical tip chart