WELCOME TO
SOUTH WATER STUDIOS

QUALITY AND EXPERIENCE

South Water Studios is a professional tattoo studio in Kent, Ohio run by Wendi Koontz. With 15+ years of experience tattooing in Ohio and NYC she specializes in creating high quality custom tattoos and permanent makeup in a comfortable and friendly environment. Appointments are preferred but walk-ins are accepted when time is available.

OPEN TUESDAY-FRIDAY!

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
WE ARE ALWAYS BOOKING
3-4 MONTHS OUT
CLEANLINESS

South Water Studios is a 100% disposable studio. All equipment is single use only and discarded after each client. All of our inks are made in the USA or UK by long standing companies who exceed proper manufacturing standards. We exceed all state and local health department requirements and encourage you to come and check out our studios for yourself. We will gladly answer any questions you may have.

 
COVID-19 

Due to frequent changes in Covid rates our policies will adjust as needed to stay compliant with the local and state health departments. We ask that you just assume you will be required to wear a mask for the duration of your appointment. If things change we will let you know at the time of your appointment. We may ask for proof of vaccination in relation to mask wearing.  We also ask that you do not bring extra people to your appointment unless you have let us know in advance.  If conditions change, updated operating procedures will be posted on the door of the shop. 

 
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PORTFOLIOS

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STUDIO UPDATES

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PERMANENT COSMETICS

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We offer professional eyeliner and eyelash enhancement, powder brow, and hairstroke brow.

Wendi has completed advanced brow training and color correction with Teryn Darling of Girlz ink, Nano line hairstroke technique with Mary Ritcherson of MR Natural lines, and SAF® smoky lash enhancement with Will Anthony of Will Anthony Permanent Cosmetics. She is also a PhiBrows certified Microblading artist. 

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ADDRESS

 

850 S Water Street, Kent, OH 44240

Tel: 330.346.0656

Email: southwaterstudios@gmail.com

 

OPEN HOURS
WE ARE NOT OPEN ON WEEKENDS

 

We are a small shop with crazy families. We do our best to balance family time and work time.

We are currently only booking Tuesday - Friday BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

STUDIO INFORMATION

 

We do not perform piercing procedures.

The shop minimum is $100.

There is a deposit fee for $100 per tattoo appointment.

Our hourly rate has increased to $120/hour due to massive increases in the price of our medical supplies

You must be at least 18 and have a government issued form of I.D. (photo, name and date of birth included) to be allowed to be tattooed.

 
HAVE A BETTER EXPERIENCE IN OUR STUDIO

Please eat before your appointment

Bringing a sugary drink with you isn't required but recommended

Estimates are general estimates 

Exact prices are determined once the tattoo is complete. Adjustments made to the final art, skin type and client breaks needed all factor into the total price.

If you have gotten a sunburn anytime in the 2 weeks prior to your appointment, you will need to reschedule.

We accept cash, Venmo and credit/debt cards (cards will incur a convenience fee).

Cover-ups require 2-3 times more work by the artist and will take more time and be more expensive than a normal tattoo.

PLEASE DOWNLOAD, FILL OUT AND BRING FORM TO YOUR APPOINTMENT
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

Q: When will I get to see my drawing beforehand?

A: The day of your appointment. There is always allotted time for Minor adjustments can be made day of, but it is important to describe exactly what you are looking for

Q: Can I bring my friends?

A: Normally, distractions are never good, and due to COVID we are not allowing any guests

Q: Do you do piercing? 

A: No, we are a tattoo shop only

 
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