Body Piercing and Tattoo Studios in Long Beach Required to Close Again

Once again, COVID19 statistics have exceeded the established limits set by the state, county, and city health departments. As expected by most of us in the body art industry, we’ve been shut down again by the health department. At the time of this post*, on December 6, 2020, the new order to close seems to […]

100 Days of Being Closed

If all goes well, we’ll limit the number of days without business to 102. The city has approved body art studios like tattoo and piercing to reopen in Long Beach on Friday, June 26th. This means many studios are busy at this time reorienting themselves to operate in a new world full of COVID19 considerations. […]

Body Art Education Alliance COVID19 Release

In October of 2019 the Body Art Education Alliance (BAEA) completed a massive project to overhaul the significantly outdated Body Art Model Code (BAMC). Established by the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA), the Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO), the Association of Professional Piercers (APP), the Alliance of Professional Tattooists (APT), and many other […]