171’s Wasted Youth is here to provide the best body mod services and art Illinois has to offer. We do custom tattooing & expert professional body piercing. Our state of the art studio is on the cutting edge for appearance, accessibility, and sanitation. We pride our selves in being the cleanest studio around. Our artists are trained in Bloodborne Pathogen, Principles of Infection Control, 1st aid, Cpr and Aed. Our studio well exceeds the minimum health standards set by the State of Illinois, APP and APT. We practice aseptic technique and use all standard precautions in our procedures. The studio has a modern processing facility and collects documentation for all pre sterilized items. Our Tattoo end is fully disposable(single use needles, tubes, inks, barriers), and uses new barriers and drapes on all stationary items. The artists at Wasted Youth work really hard to give you a clean safe tattoo, that you will want to show off for years. Our artists are not filled with pretentious attitude, instead they enjoy working with you to create a one of a kind piece of art that both of you can be proud of. Our piercing ends practices traditional and free hand piercing techniques, utilizes Statim autoclaves to sterilize your jewelry and set up in the room with you there. We only Pierce high grade body jewelry in only implant grade materials (primarily Titanium), that meet APP standards in materials and are Internally threaded or thread-less . The availability of in house anodizing for all Titanium jewelry gives you almost endless possibilities of colors and patterns. Our Piercers are 2nd to none for knowledge and bed side manor, rest assured that you will be in safe hands here. Stop in today for a consult or to make an appointment. Our show room hours are 3-8pm everyday (currently closed Tuesdays) extended hours by appointment.
1335 Lakeside Dr, Unit 1