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Piercings & Consent

Blog By M. Mitera Over the course of the last few years, the piercing staff here at Spider-Bite, Inc have worked hard to improve their jewelry selection, client interactions, and overall process. Their goal is to provide every client with a wonderful experience....

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Meet Our Tattoo Artists

Blog By M. Mitera Here at Tattoo Angus, we have a team of six tattoo artists that absolutely love what they do. Their love for their art shines through in their amazing tattoos and the way that they interact with their clients. With more than twenty five years of...

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Meet Our Piercers

Spider-Bite Body Piercing employs two piercers who share the goal of creating a comfortable, enjoyable experience for their clients. Carrying the highest quality jewelry available, using meticulous sterilization techniques and incredible attention to aftercare, our...

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Five Important Things To Know About Tattoo Cover Ups

Blog By M. Mitera Every day, we see clients come in to our shop that have tattoos that they aren't fond of anymore. Many clients don't simply want to get rid of their tattoo but instead, turn it in to something that they love again. Many times, they're covering up a...

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The Importance Of Downsizing

Blog By M. Mitera If you've ever gotten a piercing before (and I'm sure most of you have or you wouldn't be here reading this), you're probably aware that when you first get a piercing, your initial jewelry is longer or bigger than you originally thought it was going...

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Infant Ear Piercing

Blog By M. Mitera Ear piercing has been a part of many cultures and traditions for a very long time. Most people who have their ears pierced usually had them pierced at a very young age, so young perhaps that they don't even remember it happening. This could be viewed...

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Impact Of Social Media On the Tattoo Industry

Blog By M. Mitera The tattoo industry has remained pretty much the same for a long time. Only recently have artists begun to really surge forward, looking for ways to improve their craft, connect more with their clients, and create a comfortable environment while...

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Five Products You SHOULD NOT Use On Your New Piercing

Blog By M. Mitera Healing piercings can be a difficult process. Some piercings take a while to fully heal and there can be problems that arise during the process, regardless of how well you care for it. Sometimes, things just happen. When you have an angry piercing,...

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Tattoos For Breast Cancer Patients

Blog By M. Mitera It may not be breast cancer awareness month anymore but that doesn't mean we stop thinking about all of our clients that are effected by this terrible disease. This year, Tattoo Angus offered free shirts to anyone who got a pink ribbon tattoo in our...

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Piercing FAQs; Does It Hurt?

Blog By M. Mitera Many of our clients have questions when they come to see us. It's understandable, there's a lot of things to ask about in this profession! We spend a lot of time learning how to perfect our craft and trust me, we love talking about how we do things!...

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Lettering In Tattoos

Blog By M. Mitera One of the most complicated (and yet basic) types of tattoo is lettering. It can be extremely difficult to execute correctly and is one of the most sought after styles of tattoo today. Lettering can be used to remember a person, a favorite quote, or...

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Morgan’s Piercing Specials

If you've been sleeping on our Facebook, you probably haven't noticed that our apprentice Morgan is cruising along in her studies to become a fully licensed piercer! She's now offering numerous piercings and doing wonderfully! We're happy with how far she's come since...

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Five Reasons We Don’t Pierce Cheeks

Blog By M. Mitera I've written a few blogs regarding why we won't perform certain piercings and why. Sometimes, there are just places that piercings will not work out. Snake eyes piercings, microdermals on the hands, the Ashley piercing. All of these have high rates...

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Watercolor Tattoos & Their Life Span

Blog By M. Mitera Recently, Pintrest/Tumblr/Facebook have been flooded with videos of lovely tattoos that look like a watercolor painting. They are soft and colorful, with drippy looking details that people have fallen in love with. While tattoos usually focus on...

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5 Piercings That Don’t Work (And Why)

Blog By M. Mitera Obviously, we love piercings! We would never have chosen this career if we didn't love what we do! And since we love what we do so much, there are some piercings that we just won't perform here at Spider-Bite Body Piercing (and for good reasons)....

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Meet M. The Apprentice Piercer

Our piercers work very hard to make sure that our clients are taken care of but do you know why they do what they do? Our piercers Morgan and Farley work great together to bring clients amazing jewelry and happy, healthy piercings. If you haven't met our piercers yet,...

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How To Make Your Tattoo Live Forever

Blog By M. Mitera Realistically, a tattoo is the only thing in your life that you're going to buy and have forever. Not only does this mean that you should absolutely cough up a little extra cash to get that new piece ($20 tattoos look like they cost just that), it...

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Nostril Piercing Placement

Blog By M. Mitera Besides lobes and the upper cartilage flat, the nostril is one of the most common piercings in the industry. There are so many clients who come in on the daily looking for nostril piercings. Some just get the traditional single stud, while others do...

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Child Ear Piercing Policy

Blog By M. Mitera We have many clients who come in looking for child ear piercings. Clients like these are awesome because they're usually trying to avoid taking their little one to the mall to get pierced. The mall is not the recommended choice of body piercers so we...

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Why That Bump On Your Piercing Isn’t A Keloid

Blog By M. Mitera Being a piercer means that we (as professionals) must familiarize ourselves with certain skin conditions that may make themselves apparent. Things such as redness, crusties, and bumps are something that we deal with on an every day basis. Bumps are a...

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Spider-Bite & Tattoo Angus Go Digital

Blog By M. Mitera   Being in sync with the times is incredibly important, especially now in 2018. Everything is lightning fast and people carry small computers in their pockets. Looking something up takes mere seconds and communications between people on opposite...

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What To Do If You Have Regrettable Tattoos

Blog By M. Mitera We have to be honest with ourselves and each other; we all have tattoos that we wish we didn't get. Whether they were done badly, faded terribly, or it's just not a popular part of life anymore (you might hate Tweety Bird at age 30 but thought he was...

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Spider-Bite Limo Valentine’s Day Couples Package

Blog By M. Mitera With the most couples' orientated holiday fast approaching, you definitely don't want to be caught without a special surprise for your significant other. We've already told you what MALS has in stock for your special someone (if you haven't, check it...

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Five Reasons Your Piercing Isn’t Healing Correctly

Blog By M. Mitera Here at the shop, we have a steady stream of clients that come in and ask why their piercing isn't healing properly. You've probably seen our blogs on aftercare and how to tend to a fresh piercing. But if you've somehow missed a step or maybe you've...

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Getting Through Long Tattoo Sessions

Blog By M. Mitera Some people prefer to get their tattoos as little flash pieces, building a larger piece bit by bit. This patchwork style has become very popular, allowing people to get numerous tattoos of the objects or people they enjoy. Even though this style of...

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Tattoo Styles

Blog By M. Mitera There are many different kinds of tattoos these days. With many new artists  emerging, it's wonderful to see such an explosion of talent in such a variety. Even in an industry with more and more artists, there are tons of variations of tattoos....

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Piercings & Seasons

Blog By M. Mitera Piercings take some time to heal. There's a lot of factors that go in to healing up a fresh piercing. One of these factors is the seasons. Even though a lot of clients don't realize it, the changing weather has a big effect on healing times and can...

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Tattoo Pricing

Blog By M. Mitera           At Spider-Bite, we're always happy to answer questions regarding our artists and the kinds of tattoos that they specialize in. If you call and tell us a rough idea of what you're thinking of getting, we can point...

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