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Rebel Hearts Tattoo Club Tattoo & Piercing Studio Hove



The Rebel Hearts Tattoo Club is an LGBTQ+ inclusive studio in Hove, East Sussex.
We are best known for offering quality tattoos & piercings in a friendly, safe and calm environment.

We currently provide professional services for: 

  • Custom Tattoos

  • Tattoo Flash

  • Tattoo Coverups

  • Cosmetic Tattoos

  • Facial Piercing

  • Body Piercing

  • Tooth Gems

  • PMU - Permanent Makeup


Our Artists strive to offer you the best tattoo experience with quality artists to bring your ideas to life.

With Custom Tattoos, we can do pretty much anything you've got in mind.
That being said, our Artists specialise in and love doing these styles in particular:

  • Fine Line Realism Tattoos

  • Watercolour Tattoos

  • Abstract Tattoos

  • Black Work Tattoos

  • Trad (Traditional) Tattoos

  • PMU (Permanent Makeup)

Ready to get in touch with us about your next Tattoo?

Ready to book a piercing, tooth gem, or PMU session? 

Have some questions about the Tattoo process?

Wondering how to look after your new Tattoo?

Need to ask us something else?
If you have a question not related to bookings, aftercare, or a topic covered in the FAQ section?: Contact us here.

We look forward to chatting about your next piece.

The Rebel Hearts Tattoo Club

Rebel Hearts Tattoo Club Hove Tattoo and Piercing Studio
Rebel Hearts Tattoo Club Tattoo & Piercing Studio Hove




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Anna Stevens Tattoo Artist The Rebel Hearts Tattoo Club Hove

Anna is the owner, and head Tattoo Artist at The Rebel Hearts Tattoo Club.

After leaving the fire brigade, I followed my passion for art and embarked on a new career in the tattoo industry.

I have been tattooing for 8 years and have gained experience in various studios. I love doing fine line realism; I love the precision and detail, but I also love watercolour and abstract work where I get to go outside the lines!

In 2019, I achieved my first award and had a tattoo featured in Skindeep magazine.

It's been 5 years since I moved to Brighton and I haven't looked back! I always dreamed of creating a studio that embraced inclusivity and fun for everyone, especially as a queer woman. In 2023, The Rebel Hearts Tattoo Club was born!



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Cam Tattoo Artist The Rebel Hearts Tattoo Club Hove

Cam is a Junior Tattoo Artist at The Rebel Hearts Tattoo Club.

With my passion for tattoos and being a collector myself, I knew the tattoo life was perfect for me. My tattoo journey began in March 2023 and I have been loving every moment.


While I specialise in bold black work and traditional style tattoos, I am also embracing the opportunity to learn various styles and expand my skills.


I Can’t wait to see where my journey takes me!



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Tash Tattoo and Piercing Artist The Rebel Hearts Tattoo Club Hove

Tasha is a Tattoo, Piercing & PMU artist at The Rebel Hearts Tattoo Club.


From my roots in the beauty industry, I've ventured into a whole new world of cool stuff like cosmetic tattooing, tooth gems, and body piercings.


I'm all about making magic happen with shaped freckles and dazzling tooth gems – they're my jam!


With a knack for adding flair to natural beauty, I love getting creative and giving my fellow Lost Souls that extra sparkle they crave. It's like art meets fun meets self-expression, and I'm here for every colourful moment of it!

The Rebel Hearts Tattoo Club Hove Tattoo Studio
Rebel Hearts Tattoo Club Tattoo & Piercing Studio Hove



Looking after your tattoo is just as important as the tattooing process.

If you would like yours to heal well, then please follow the below instructions:

Keep clingfilm on for 2-4 hours after your tattoo.

  • After this time remove the cling film with clean hands and wash your tattoo with warm water.

  • Always use the shower and do not soak in the bath for at least 2 weeks after your tattoo.

  • Allow your tattoo to air dry or use a clean towel to pat dry.

  • When your tattoo is fully dry apply a thin layer aftercare cream, you will also need to apply the recommended aftercare cream below 2/3 times a day for the next week and then normal moisturising routine: Cocoa butter / Coconut oil / e45 cream (Do Not Use Savlon, Baby oil or Vaseline)


  • Its fine to rewrap your tattoo for bed time or when at work but don't do this for more then 2 days and repeat the cleaning process above every 3 hours if keeping it wrapped up. It's normal for excess ink to come out of your tattoo for the first few days after your tattoo and wrapping it can project bedding and clothes.

  • Wear loose clothing to avoid rubbing on your tattoo.

  • Do not use fake tan, perfume or cosmetics on your healing tattoo.

  • Do not go swimming, sun bed or sunbathing for at least 2 weeks after getting tattooed.

  • Do not go to the gym for the first few days after your tattoo, you don't want sweaty bacteria getting into your healing tattoo.


A tattoo is an open wound and will become itchy and occasionally can flake/scab when healing. Do not itch or pick at any scabbing/flaking.

We offer one free touch up within 3 months of your original tattoo. Any time after that will be charged full price.


If you have any questions/concerns with aftercare that aren't covered in our Tattoo Aftercare section please get in touch with us.

Thank you for your business and enjoy your new tattoo. 


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Tattoo Aftercare
The Rebel Hearts Tattoo Club Hove Tattoo Studio
Rebel Hearts Tattoo Club Tattoo & Piercing Studio Hove



We appreciate that many new clients may have questions before they decide to book a service with us.

Please have a read through our FAQ’s below:

How old do I have to be to get a tooth gem/piercing/tattoo?

In accordance with licensing regulations, all of our services are for persons ages 18 and above.

How much does a tattoo cost?

  • All tattoos are priced by piece - not by hourly rate.

  • Some factors that will decide the price include: size of tattoo, area of the body, level of detail, and the style of the piece.

  • We also have plenty of custom flash for cheaper budgets.

  • The best way to enquire about price is filling out our Tattoo Enquiry form.

Can I use numbing cream? 

Unfortunately we do not allow numbing cream due to our insurance regulations.

Do you offer cover-ups?

Yes! We offer cover-ups however these are assessed on a case by case basis and we will always advise what can or can’t be done. 


Should I tip my Artist?

Although tipping is not compulsory your Artist will always be thankful to a gesture of appreciation if you are happy with your service.


How do I book?

Please fill out our Tattoo Enquiry form and the relevant Artist will get in touch to discuss your requirements 


When will I see my design?

Larger designs are sent the night before, smaller designs will be shown the morning of your appointment. There will be time to make amendments if necessary.


Do I need to bring my ID?

Please bring valid photo id with you such a driving license/passport 


Do I need to pay a deposit for my tattoo?

  • Yes. A deposit is required at the time of booking your tattoo.

  • Deposits are NON-REFUNDABLE if cancelled within 7 days of your booking.

  • Your deposit is 50% of the total cost of the tattoo which includes our admin and off-skin work (drawing/research) 

  • If you have to cancel due to an emergency please contact your artist asap.

  • If your artist has to cancel or reschedule your appointment you will not lose your deposit, you will be refunded or your deposit will be carried over to your rescheduled date.


Can I bring a friend?

  • Please where possible come alone to your appointment.

  • We are a small studio and limited on space however If you need to bring additional support with you then please let your artist know so we can plan ahead and make arrangements. 


Wheel chair access

We have wheel chair access to the studio, unfortunately our toilet isn’t big enough for wheelchair use due to the size of the room. We are an old building which unfortunately we are unable to make changes to structurally.  


Can I tattoo over Scarring/Moles?

  • We cannot tattoo over moles and some scarring.

  • Please check the area to be tattooed before booking.

  • If you are unsure please get in touch with us and we will happily advise you.


I’m neurodivergent / I’m nervous about the tattoo process?

We’ve got you! If you require a quiet appointment or any other further assistance to make your experience better with us, please let us know and we will be happy to accommodate.


How to prepare for my tattoo? 

  • Eat something substantial before your appointment.


  • Please DO NOT drink heavily the night before your tattoo


  • Make sure you wear comfortable clothing so we can easily reach the area to be tattooed. 


  • Please DO NOT go sunbathing or use a sun bed 2 days before your appointment. If you have burnt skin we can't tattoo you.


  • Please do not apply fake tan to the area being tattooed.


  • You do not need to shave the area being tattooed - we will be happy to do that for you.


When can I expose my tattoo to the sun?

  • Ideally, a month after having your tattoo to give it enough time to heal.

  • You will always want to apply sun lotion to the area going forward when in the sun to help with the longevity of your tattoo.

  • Tell us before your appointment if you are planning a holiday in the 2 weeks after your tattoo.


Do you tattoo necks/hand/face if I don’t already have a tattoo?

Short answer is no! We will not tattoo hands, neck or faces (except cosmetic freckles) unless you already have visible tattoos or are heavily tattooed.


How do I look after my tattoo whilst it's healing? 

Visit our section dedicated to Tattoo Aftercare.

Rebel Hearts Tattoo Club Hove Tattoo & Piercing Studio
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