Frequently Asked Questions

  • Where are you located?

717 Vine Street

Hays, KS 67601


  • When are you open?

Tuesday to Saturday



  •  How can I book an appointment?

For tattoos, our artists require a consultation first. To set up a consultation, you can stop by the studio, you can e-mail us at or you can message us here


  • How can I get a price quote?

Our artists require a consultation first, then they will go over price with you. 

We cannot quote tattoos over the phone.


  • Do you allow walk-ins?

We can accept walk-ins sometimes, but best thing to do is to make an appointment. We can never be sure when we can accept walk-ins.

  • Do tattoos/piercings hurt?

They sure do. It is hard to say exactly how it will feel for you, as each person experiences pain differently. You can be assured we will do our best to make you as comfortable as possible.

  • How do I care for my new tattoo/piercing?

You can download out aftercare instructions here.

  • What do I bring to my appointment?

A valid ID, appropriate clothing, a clean body and a dirty mind. Space is limited in our studio, so when you are choosing your support squad remember… three is a good time, four gets awkward. You can also download our Tattoo Pre-Service Instructions here and our Piercing Pre-Service Instructions here.

Sore Loser Tattoo and Body Piercing Studio, Hays, Kansas, FAQ
Sore Loser Tattoo and Body Piercing Studio, Hays, Kansas, FAQ
  • What if I'm under the age of 18?

We require our consent form to be notarized before any procedure to be done on anyone person under the age of  18. 

  • The consent form has to be notarized. 

  • Parent or Guardian will need valid form of Government Issued photo I.D.

  • Minor will need valid Government I.D. or School photo I.D.

If last names are different will need documentation that proves legal parent or guardian relationship to child. (Birth certificate, Guardianship papers, proof of name change)

You can download our consent form here.​


*There are some piercings, tattoos, and tattoo placements that will NOT be preformed on minors under any circumstances. We do not pierce infants and very young children. Please contact us for further questions. 

Sore Loser Tattoo and Body Piercing Studio, Hays, Kansas, FAQ
Sore Loser Tattoo and Body Piercing Studio, Hays, Kansas, FAQ, Store

  • Do you sell gift cards?

Hell yeah! For fancy shit! You can stop by the studio to pick one up.


  • What forms of payment are accepted?

Cash, card, Venmo, CashApp, or money order (for tattoo deposits only).


Please contact us here for any other questions!! We are here to help!