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What Do Owl Tattoos Represent?

What Do Owl Tattoos Represent? For those who have them, tattoos are not just decorations, but rather...

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Scar Cover Up Tattoos – What you need to know

Can a scar be covered with a tattoo? Tattoos are a wonderfully artistic way to express yourself,...

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Asian Tattoos — What is A Tengu?

Overcoming adversity and going through struggle show up as prominent themes in both Japanese culture and Japanese...

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Asian Tattoos

Hannya Mask Tattoo – The History and Meaning

What is the meaning behind a Hannya mask tattoo? Asian art has always held an esteemed place...

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Understanding Snake Tattoos & Their Meaning

Throughout history, the snake has been a prominent character in art, literature and the imaginations of people...

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5 Interesting Facts about Buddha Tattoos

Buddha tattoos are growing increasingly popular. Unsurprisingly so, with so many styles of beautiful art surrounding this...

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Asian Tattoo – What is Fudo-myoo?

The Fudo-myoo is a popular choice amongst those looking for a tattoo that has an artistic as...

The Fudo-myoo is a popular choice amongst those looking for a tattoo that has an artistic as well as cultural impact. If you want to know more about one of the most prominent, powerful and mysterious figures in Japanese tattoo culture and Buddhism, then you’ve come to the right...

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Everything You Need to Know About Conch Piercing

While the decision to get any piercing is one you should make with care and careful consideration,...

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Dove Tattoos – Meanings and Inspiration

Dove tattoos are very popular form of body art as of late and are worn by both...

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Common Questions about Tattoos

Over the past decade Chronic Ink has become known as the studio to visit if you are...

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Ear Piercings That Will Light Up Your Instagram

If you’re looking for new ear piercing inspiration, look no further than Instagram. We love to showcase...

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Chronic Ink Tattoo Vancouver

Chronic Ink Tattoo Vancouver is becoming a reality in 2019! After the success of our popup tattoo...

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The LeBron James Tattoo Lawsuit | Who Owns Body Art?

The popular video game, NBA 2K17 boasted it’s realism and details. But those details are getting them...

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The Curated Ear

Those who listen to the latest piercing news and trends in Toronto & Vancouver will have heard...

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2017 – A Year Of Piercing At Chronic Ink

A look back at some of the most newsworthy piercings of 2017. Our Top Instagram Posts In...

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Getting A Walk-In Tattoo In Toronto & Vancouver

Many of our clients are surprised to discover that we offer walk-ins for tattoos. Some of our...

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Chronic Ink Earns Two APP Memberships

We are the first, and only, piercing studio to have received APP (Association of Professional Piercers memberships...

We are the first, and only, piercing studio to have received APP (Association of Professional Piercers memberships in Toronto & Vancouver, and one of only 14 in all of Canada. APP membership is a much lauded and difficult to obtain membership for professional piercers.   The APP is the...

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Watercolour tattoos and why you should love them 2017 UPDATE

2017 Edit: The Update on the Big Watercolour Tattoo Debate A few years have gone by since...

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That #PhelpsFace Tattoo That Went Viral

Before the 200-m butterfly final in the 2016 Rio Olympics, the then 25-time Olympic Medallist put on...

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Augmented Reality Tattoo Apps – What We Think About Them

Remember your first cell phone? Aside from making a phone call, it likely didn’t really do all...

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Lion Tattoo Meaning & Inspiration

The big cats, and lions in particular, have always been a popular design. But the past couple...

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Ink Goes Chronic | Cannabis Tattoos

Last Wednesday, Canada federally legalized cannabis. In Toronto & Vancouver, people had (very mellow) celebrations across the...

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Helix Tattoos | Downtown Toronto’s Latest Tattoo Craze

The latest tattoo craze is blowing up on Instagram. Taking their cue from helix piercings, these tattoos...

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The Best Asian Tattoo Artists in Toronto & Vancouver

Asian tattoos have a special place in our culture at Chronic Ink. When we started out, we...

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Toronto & Vancouver Tattoo Styles

A budding hub of creativity and technology, Toronto & Vancouver are in the tattoo sweet spot. Toronto...

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The Future of Tattoos, What’s Coming Next?

For years we have been hearing all sorts of promises about futuristic tattoos that are right around...

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Chronic Ink’s Tattoos – 2017 Year In Review

A look back at some of the most popular styles, stories, and trends in the tattoos of...

A look back at some of the most popular styles, stories, and trends in the tattoos of 2017. 2016 was a fun year for Chronic Ink. We moved to a new location, inked “teen-heartthrob” Shawn Mendes, got shout outs from Carmelo Anthony and Michael Phelps with our “Michael Phelps...

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Geometric Tattoos

You might have noticed a tattoo trend taking shape that looks simple yet mesmerizing at the same...

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Mandala Tattoo Meaning and Design

Meaning of mandala tattoos Mandala is the Sanskrit word for “circle”, and as a tattoo, is composed...

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The Rise of Luxury Piercing Jewellery | Piercing Trends

In recent years, there has been a surge in the popularity of luxury piercings jewellery. Gold and...

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Ear Piercings That Will Light Up Your Instagram

If you’re looking for new ear piercing inspiration, look no further than Instagram. We love to showcase...

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Getting An Industrial Ear Piercing? Read These 9 Tips First!

Industrial piercings are awesome, but they require a little extra caution while healing. Having two piercings connected...

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How Long Does It Take For Piercings to Close?

Maybe you’ve fallen out of love with a piercing, want to make room for a new one,...

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Ear Piercing Trends: The Snug

Our team is always keeping an eye out for the latest ear piercing trends in Toronto &...

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Toronto & Vancouver’s Most Popular Piercings for Women

Looking for inspiration for your next piercing? We’ve compiled a list of some of the most popular...

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Popular Piercings for Men

With the exception of specific genital piercings, almost all body piercings are unisex. That said, the most...

With the exception of specific genital piercings, almost all body piercings are unisex. That said, the most popular piercings do vary between the genders. Generally, men are more likely to get visible, attention-grabbing piercings. Facial piercings are especially popular. We take a look at the most popular piercings for...

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Types of Genital Piercings

From rites of passage to aesthetic expression, genital piercings are widespread throughout time and around the world....

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Are Genital Piercings Safe? What You Should Know

Genital piercings have experienced a private popularity over the past few decades. They’re sexy, edgy, and cool....

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Help, My New Piercing is Crooked!

So you left the shop with your new piercing looking just right. You can’t wait to show...

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Chronic Ink Tattoo Shops Near Me & Piercing Places near me

Our tattoo shops are conveniently located across the Greater Toronto Area and Vancouver. We welcome walk in tattoo and piercing appointments. Free consultation is available for your tattoo ideas or laser tattoo removal.

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Address

378 Yonge Street, Second Floor, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1S6

Shop Hours

Open 7 Days / Week
12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Services

Tattoos, Piercings, Jewelry, Tattoo Removals, and Microblading

Address

252 Eglinton Ave East, Second Floor, Toronto, Ontario M4P 1K2

Shop Hours

Open 7 Days / Week
12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Services

Tattoos, Piercings, and Jewelry

Address

7381 Kennedy Road, Unit #105, Markham, Ontario L3R 5B5

Shop Hours

Open 7 Days / Week
12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Services

Tattoos, Piercings, and Jewelry

Address

Upper Canada Mall, 17600 Yonge St, Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 4Z1

Shop Hours

Open 7 Days / Week
10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Services

Live Tattooing, Chronic Ink Merchandise, and PFAFF x Porsche

Address

Upper Canada Mall, 17600 Yonge Street, Unit #B8B, Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 4Z1 (Near Starbucks)

Shop Hours

Open 7 Days / Week
10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Services

Piercings and Jewelry ONLY