Brighton has a well-established reputation as a welcoming home for residents and visitors representing a vibrant spectrum of diversity. One of the many ways in which this diversity has manifested itself is in the incredible array of piercing and tattoo studios to be found tucked away in the city’s bustling streets.
So whether you’re just after an ear piercing, you’re dipping your toe into the wider world of body modification for the first time, or you’re looking to add to your growing collection of jewellery-adorned piercings, you won’t find many places better than Brighton for all your piercing needs.
With such a range of piercing studios to choose from you’ll be pleased to hear that we’ve done the hard work for you and brought you this helpful list of the best piercing places in Brighton. From beauty bars and stores offering ear piercings to piercing and tattoo studios offering the full suite of body piercings, there’s something for everyone on our list, so read on to find the perfect place for you!
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Our top picks for best piercing places in Brighton
Best Piercing Places in Brighton
Eclipse Tattoo & Piercing
Located on Sydney Street in the centre of the North Laine is Eclipse Tattoo & Piercing. Customers of Eclipse lavish praise upon this super-professional studio, recommending it for first-timers and seasoned veterans alike and noting its welcoming atmosphere. Recent reviews of piercings at Eclipse are all five stars and the studio has an overall rating of 4.8 out of 5 on their Google Maps page. Be it your ears, face, neck, back, or belly button you want to be pierced, Eclipse is a great choice.
You can drop them a message online or pop in to the studio to discuss your piercing preferences in advance of taking the plunge. Check out their Facebook and Instagram pages using the links above to see some of their beautiful work.
Prices – Not available online, you can get in touch by email at email@example.com or drop them a message on their Facebook or Instagram accounts.
Lighthouse Tattoo & Piercing
Lighthouse Tattoo & Piercing can be found on Queen’s Road, the main road running from the station to the sea in Brighton. Lighthouse are big on sustainability, committing to using only plant-based, biodegradable products across all of their work. Lighthouse is also a one hundred per cent vegan tattoo and piercing studio, so if it’s important to you that your chosen piercing studio is completely free of animal products then this is the studio for you. There is a full breakdown of piercings and prices on their website and you can get in touch or drop in to the studio to discuss anything not on there.
Prices – From £25 for a single ear lobe or nostril to £75 for a pair of nipple piercings.
Another North Laine-based piercing studio is Guru Piercing. The team at Guru have been piercing Brightonians and visitors alike since 2015 and are committed to the highest standards in both their practice and the jewellery they offer. Guru Piercing is a member of the industry organisation UKAPP (United Kingdom Association of Professional Piercers) which commits them to best-practice industry standards of safety and hygiene, so you know you’re in safe hands. Guru’s reviews on Google are awash with high praise for their friendliness and professionalism, with an overall rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
Prices – From £20 to £25 for a single piercing, not including the cost of jewellery. A full price list with details of jewellery prices can be found on their website.
Punktured Piercing Studio
If you’ve ever walked through the North Laine area of Brighton you have most likely noticed the Punktured Studio, and if you’ve never been before you can be sure you won’t miss it with its huge pink, studded snail hanging on the outside wall! Punktured specialises specifically in body piercing and jewellery so if you want a studio whose only focus is piercings they’re a great shout. Punktured also make it clear on their website that they offer all body piercings, so if you’re after something bespoke they’ve got you covered. As one of Brighton’s most well-established piercing studios, you can rest assured they have tons of experience.
Prices – From £25 to £45, the full price list is available at the link above.
Blind Pig Tattoo Club
Yet another great tattoo & piercing studio to be found in the North Laine is Blind Pig Tattoo Club. Blind Pig offer a wide range of piercings, from any kind of ear piercing, to tongue and navel piercings, and all sorts in between! Blind Pig offer a free consultation service so you can go into the studio and have a chat about your piercing in advance. Blind Pig have many happy customers, as evidenced by their incredible 4.9 out of 5 stars rating on Google. You can also book in with Blind Pig online so if you’re visiting Brighton and want to get something booked in advance then they’re a brilliant option. Booking is available at this link, where you will also find all of their piercing prices.
Prices – From £25 for a single ear lobe piercing to £60 for a pair of nipple piercings.
So there you have it, our list of the best places to go for a piercing in Brighton! As you’ll have noticed, the majority of our recommended studios can be found in the North Laine area of Brighton. Blind Pig, Punktured, Guru & Eclipse can all be found within a five-minute walk of each other in the independent heart of Brighton.
All four of these studios have great reviews so we’re sure you’ll be happy with whichever one you pick. The odd one out from a geographical perspective (though it’s not that far away!) is Lighthouse Tattoo & Piercing on Queens Road, a studio committed to sustainability and the use of vegan products.
Brighton is a fantastic place to get a piercing, with a massive number of piercing studios for such a relatively small city. We’ve narrowed it down to the five studios above, all that’s left for you to do is take the plunge and adorn your new piercing with some fabulous jewellery!