10 Best Piercing Places in Connecticut

Body piercings are one of the many ways we’re able to express ourselves. Whether it’s just a simple ear piercing, a belly ring, or snake bites, they show the world a bit of our personality and help us feel expressive. Some of the cleanest places to get piercings done are tattoo shops and specific body piercing businesses. Next time you're looking to get a piece of hardware, check out these 10 awesome piercing places in Connecticut! 

Visual Expressions, LLC, East Hartford, CT

Visual Expressions requires ID and parental consent for piercings if you’re under the age of 18. Their piercer has eight years of experience in the industry and provides suggested after care for each specific piercing. They can do a wide variety of piercings, from a simple ear piercing to a nose stud to a belly ring.

Torture Ink, Enfield, CT

Torture Ink in Enfield provides high-quality body piercings using only the best body jewelry and piercing products available. Their platinum, surgical steel, and titanium body jewelry is perfect for any part of you that you want pierced, and all the piercings are done right in the shop for your convenience. 

Lovecraft Tattoo, Hamden, CT

Lovecraft Tattoo has one piercer on staff, and she’s available for walk-ins every first and third Saturdays of the month. She takes appointments on Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., perfect for anyone working a typical 9-to-5 job. Their piercer has been working as a piercer since 2001, starting out in New York and Long Island before moving on to Connecticut.

Turnpike Tattoo & Body Piercing, Meriden, CT

Turnpike Tattoo & Body Piercing is a fully insured, certified studio that’s owned and operated by Paul Serio. They’re insured to offer piercings to minors, so if you’re under 18, you can think about coming here for your body modification. Turnpike can pierce belly buttons, ears, eyebrows, noses, tongues, lips, and more.

Black Diamond Body Piercing, West Hartford, CT

Black Diamond Body Piercing is a full-service body piercing shop that offers high standards of professionalism. They have a large selection of quality body jewelry, from unique options like one-of-a-kind jewelry to pieces by local artists. They have four piercers on staff, each with a different portfolio, so you’re able to request the one you like.

Danbury Tattoo & Piercing, Danbury, CT

The staff at Danbury Tattoo & Piercing speak Spanish and Portuguese in addition to English. They’ve been providing quality piercing services since 2012 and require valid forms of ID for piercings if you’re over 18. They pierce kids as young as 14 as long as the child has a parent present and the required identification.

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Tattoo International & Body Piercing, Wallingford, CT

Tattoo International & Body Piercing was one of New England’s first professional piercing establishments. The artists at Tattoo International are happy to offer select body piercing options to their clients, so consider calling ahead or stopping by to see what kinds of piercings they offer and if they’ll do the one you’re interested in!

Fountain of Youth Tattoo & Body Piercing, Waterbury, CT

Fountain of Youth Tattoo & Body Piercing varies their pricing depending on placement. They can do navel and surface piercings, as well as inner mouth piercings like your tongue and tongue webbing. Other options include the septum, eyebrow, lip, bridge, and a selection of ear piercings. 

Keys on Kites Tattoo & Gallery, New Haven, CT

This cool artist-owned shop has hospital-grade sterilization and a professional piercer with more than nine years of experience. Keys on Kites' website explicitly states that, "The comfort and safety of our customers is a priority." No matter what kind of piercing you're interested in, it's safe to say you're in good hands at Keys on Kites. 

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Moon Flower Boutique, LLC, Manchester, CT

Moon Flower Boutique in Manchester offers a large selection of body jewelry and body piercing options. Their piercers are OSHA Blood Borne Pathogen certified, First Aid/CPR Certified, and licensed with the State of Connecticut. Body piercings start at just $35, and that includes the basic body jewelry options!

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