****Due to current state restrictions, Vanity Tattoo is only accepting call-ahead and pre-booked appointments.  Please give us a call to schedule your appointment. ****

COVID-19 Message to our Clients:

The health and safety of our clients is our top priority, and we are following State and CDC guidelines.  During this time, we have changed our operations to ensure that all our clients are safe and in the cleanest environment possible.  We cannot safely accept walk-in appointments.  Only clients with a pre-booked appointment, who are wearing a mask will be admitted to the shop.  No visitors will be allowed to enter.  We may also be taking temperatures and asking a few short questions to ensure that all people entering are healthy and able to receive their tattoo.  We may change these as guidance from the State or CDC changes.  We thank you for your understanding.


It is our goal to ensure that every person who walks through our doors is treated with the utmost respect in our warm and inviting atmosphere.  Our artists are second to none, and are here to ensure your tattoo experience keeps you coming back to us every time.

Hours of Operation

Open by Appointment Only

Location

28 S Western Ave
Carpentersville, IL 60110

It is our mission to provide stunning artistry in a clean sterile environment that is relaxed and family friendly.

Testimonials

  • review rating 5  Nice place. Very clean and well organized.

    thumb Geoffrey Rose
    3/19/2019
  • review rating 5  Great work- great staff- beautiful and clean facility. And my tattoo looks amazing! I am never going anywhere else

    thumb tim butzen
    11/24/2018
  • review rating 5  Steve was very convenient and ready to go. He was efficient while being careful and precise. Would definitely recommend Steve for a tattoo. Looks great!

    thumb Alec G
    8/13/2019
  • review rating 5  I have been going to Vanity since it was at its old location. It has been the only place I feel truly comfortable at. If you need a tattoo done definitely go to Vanity!! Ask for Jeff! Everyone there is great, but Jeff does all my tattoos and he is definitely very conscious of what you want, and comes up with great designs when you have just an idea of what you want. His work is always impeccable. You can count on him to give you want you want, and I also feel comfortable asking for it to be fixed if it is not 100% how I want. Definitely go to vanity! It’s like a second home!

    thumb meganA920
    8/10/2018
  • review rating 5  HUGE THANK YOU to the world famous Rob Downs @ Vanity Tattoo! Could not be happier! 20ish hours in the chair. Great conversation. Super clean shop. Super awesome artist. I will be back sir. Thank you thank you thank you!

    thumb Daniel Kahn
    11/10/2018
  • review rating 5  John was an excellent piercer! Very knowledgeable about his work, and his kindness made the overall experience much better. Ask for John when you go in!

    thumb Jasmine Vergara
    12/19/2018
  • review rating 5  Awesome place! Have had lots of people get tattoos here. Great clean place. Alex and Johnny are amazing ..

    thumb Joseph Stark
    11/10/2018
  • review rating 5  Very clean facility. Staff very friendly and accommodating. I had some ideas of what I wanted but not entirely. John worked with my design until I was beyond happy. You will not regret going to Vanity Tattoo. Nice people and professional work.

    thumb miburchfield
    7/13/2018
  • review rating 4  awesome shop! super clean, great work, and very fair prices. all the artists are very professional and they price their work so well, love this place.

    thumb bethany nichols
    5/16/2019
  • review rating 5  I absolutely love this place and would recommend it to anyone! John did my tattoo and I am absolutely in love with it. His artwork is beautiful, he does very clean, neat work, and makes you feel so comfortable. The rest of the artists are all very nice as well, and April is a sweetheart. I will definitely be back very soon for my next one.

    thumb Becky Carpenter
    5/30/2018