17 Best Gifts for Tattoo Artists 2020

Last updated on June 18th, 2020

Best gift for tattoo artist

Gift is the foremost symbol of showing love and affection towards the person but selecting the appropriate gift according to the choice and preference of other person is the most difficult task.

Gifting a tattoo artist can be the great way to thank you for the perfection that he has shown on your body but a few of you exactly don’t know about the most essential requirement of a tattoo artist and that’s why we are including best gift idea for tattoo artist so that you can choose the gift that can be used in his day to day lifestyle.

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Image Product Rating Price
Dragon Hawk Complete Tattoo Kit
Kuro Sumi Tattoo Ink
Intenze Color Tattoo Ink Sets
Yoda Best Tattoo artist Mug
Vintage Tattoo Flash
Tattoo Artist Travel Mug
Premium Hoodie Sweatshirt

Best Gifts for Tattoo Artist (Our Top Pick) 

So these are some of the best gift accessories that you can gift to a tattoo artist. So you can choose the one according to your own choice and preference.

Tattoo Kit

Tattoo kit is the most useful gift that you can give to a tattoo artist as it includes almost everything that he uses the most. The kit includes tattoo machine, power supply, needles and other tattooing accessories. Although the price of the tattoo kit is a little expensive. If you really want to add some value in his life then it will be the most appropriate option to consider.

1. Dragon Hawk Complete Tattoo Kit 

tattoo kit set

This Dragon Hawk Complete tattoo kit is something that your tattoo artist friend must have in its tattoo studio. It will enhance the tattooing skill and take it to the next level.

It includes almost everything like 2 coil tattoo machine (Shader and liner), power supply, foot pedal and other essential small accessories like tattoo needles.

The company works with perfection so the machine is made with high-quality metals that enhance the durability of the products. Along with this, the package comes at an affordable price in comparison to other tattoo kit having the same accessories.

Tattoo Ink

Tattoo ink is another most essential requirement that refines the beauty of any tattoo. So it will be really great to gift something that will help him in making the best tattoo artist.

2.  Kuro Sumi Tattoo Ink (Tribal Black Ink)

Kuro sumi tattoo ink

Kuro Sumi is the Japanese company that deals with perfection and that’s the only reason we are placing this single ink in our highly recommended bucket list.

It is 100% organic and proved as one of the safest tattoo inks that can be used on everyone skins no matter wheatear someone has soft or sensitive skin. It comes in black colour that is most common in a tattoo studio.

So if you don’t prefer expensive gift but wants to give something useful then this single pack Kuro Sumi tattoo ink will defiantly help in the right selection.

3. Intenze Color Tattoo Ink Sets

It is another similar recommendation you can gift to someone. Intenze is the high-quality ink that will worth the money that you spend.

It comes in a package of 19 that will enough for a long period use. It will help the tattoo artist in refining the art and pushing his tattoo art limits. Another best thing about these tattoo inks is that they are safe to use on any skin type and clear the test of hygiene.

Ink is 100% vegan and doesn’t experiment on animals so if you are a nature-loving guy then you will defiantly love this product.

Daily Use accessories

There are some other tattoo accessories like a mug and sweatshirt that will be used in daily life. Trust me! These things will defiantly be loved by the tattoo guy.

4.  Yoda Best Tattoo artist Mug

Yoda Best mug

It is the perfect size coffee cup that can be used to start the daily routine. If you are giving it on a special occasion of the tattoo artist like a birthday or any function then this will be the most amazing and useful gift you can ever give.

The mug contains high-quality printing and the word “YODA BEST tattoo artist” makes it more beautiful. When he or she will uncover the gift then it will be the definitely the laughter moment because of the message written on the mug.

5. Vintage Tattoo Flash

Vintage tattoos book

If your tattoo artist friend is an old school guy then chances are that he will defiantly love this gift as it contains the collection of images and vintage and ancient tattoos that are being rediscovered by the new generation.

It reflects the tattoo journey and shows the changing standers in tattoo according to time. It also interspersed the profile of the most influential tattoo artist i.e. Ed Hardy that is known as the godfather of tattoos.

6. Tattoo Artist Travel Mug

Travel Mug

This gift is most suitable for travelling and it is most suitable if you gift it to someone that you know personally as the travel mug will keep your memories with him any time.

It is a medium-size travel mug that has easy griping along with suitable thumb rest. The best thing about the mug is that it is coated with double-wall that maintains the temperature of the liquid (Hot drink will remain hot and cold drink remain cold). It is made from stainless steel that will enhance the durability of the mug.

7. Premium Hoodie Sweatshirt

The black premium hoodie is made from 100% cotton and contains the printed statement “A Few men become Badass tattoo artist” that will make the person rebel in any occasion or family function.

The printed design is made with modern age printing technology that doesn’t get dissolve in water while washing. The hoodie has gone through the heat treatment process that ensures the durability of colour and design.

8. Dragonhawk Hand Poke and Stick Tattoo Kit

Dragonhawk Hand Poke

It is a hand-poked pen which is manufactured by 3D printing techniques. A tattoo artist will definitely like it as it is not a disposable stick pen and also it is strong, sturdy and safe to use.

This Dragon hawk Hand Poke and Stick Tattoo Kit is so fast and easy to use. Along with this, easy coloring option is available. It is a suitable length of the stroke and the tattoo artist will enjoy the tattoo processing with this kit as like he is painting with a pen.

9. Copper Tattoo Spring Adjustment Tool Jig

Copper Tattoo Spring Adjustment Tool

This Copper Tattoo Spring Adjustment Tool Jig can be a good choice to gift a tattoo artist as it is very helpful in the tattooing process.

It is made of copper and the finely curved tool jig makes easy the adjustment of the armature of a coil tattoo machine. It helps to correct the shrapnel by its spring jip. Your tattoo artist will be fully satisfied by using this package.

10. Tattoo Nation DVD

Tattoo Nation DVD

The story of the revolution of the tattoo can be a great present for a tattoo artist. This Tattoo Nation DVD is a documentary and the story is about for tattoo artist named Charlie Cartwright, Jack Rudy, Ed Hardy and Freddy Negrete.

He will get to know the thinking of these artists and how they change the world of tattoo and make it popular to everyone.

11. Naipo Shiatsu Back and Neck Massager

Naipo Shiatsu Back and Neck Massager

If you care about your tattoo artist we can give you good advice. As he has to sit a stoop all day long, he may suffer from shoulder and neck pain so you can give this Naipo Shiatsu Back and Neck Massager which can be used for pain relief.

It has an adjustable intensity button by which he can modify the speed according to his requirement.

12. Stress Less Cards

Stress Less Cards

Well, life can get stressful sometimes and life of a tattoo artist can get stressed due to the pressure of work. These Stress Less Cards you can give to your tattoo artist to help to reduce frustration.

It is considered to be a first aid kit against the stressful mind and this help to think positive.

13. Silver Springs Indoor Relaxation Fountain

Silver Springs Indoor Relaxation Fountain

A soothing water sound can be so relaxing if you are going through a hectic day. This Silver Springs Indoor Relaxation Fountain is an illuminated waterfall with natural stones. The sound of water falling is so soothing and gives peace of mind.

You can gift this item to your tattoo artist as it is also a nice showpiece that can be placed both indoor and outdoor.

14. Vintage Tattoo Artist Gun Shirt

Vintage Tattoo Artist Gun Shirt

A T-shirt printed with a coil tattoo machine can be a good choice to gift a tattoo artist. This Vintage Tattoo Artist Gun Shirt is so comfortable as it is 100% cotton and so classy to wear.

The T-shirt is lightweight and has a double-needle sleeve with a bottom hem that makes it so durable. The vintage blueprint design of it will definitely be lovable for a tattoo artist.

15. The Original BUDDHA BOARD


The idea of gifting a buddha board never gets old. Most of the people are addicted to it as it is a great thing to sketch out new ideas.

A tattoo artist can reveal his new ideas by sketching on it and can spend his leisure time by utilizing the time. It is so enjoyable that you just have to paint the surface of the board with water and the creation will be revealed in a bold design.

16. Tikteck A4 LED Light Box Tracer

Tikteck A4 LED Light Box Tracer

It is an ultra-thin and portable LED lightbox with a great illumination which is super bright and flicker-free. A tattoo artist will love to have a lightbox tracer as it is great for sketching, animation, calligraphy, tattoo transferring, drawing etc.

It includes a USB cable by which it can be charged by any devices like computer or power bank. He can adjust the light according to his preference and the great thing is eyesight will be kept protected.

17. Tattoo Goo Aftercare Kit

Tattoo Goo Aftercare Kit

It is like a skincare package but for those who have tattoos. As a tattoo artist also does new designs on his own body when new trending design comes, this Tattoo Goo Aftercare Kit will be a great gift for them as these items have to be used on new ink.

The package includes sunscreen, soaps, lotions and slaves in 2 different sizes, the items help to keep the tattoo colourful and well defined.


So let’s show your love and affection by these gifts to your tattoo artist.

We hope this article will help to choose the perfect gift for your tattoo artist. If you have any other ideas that we can add in this article or if you gifted something from the listed above then your feedback is most valuable for us.

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