#NAOHOAstory…Dreaming of Travel

    (click to play video) (2/3) Design process for this lover of travel. πŸ˜‰ #NAOHOAstory . . . #tattoo #tattoodesign #humansbehindthetattoo #firsttattoo #CityLife #CityLifeCardiff #world #worldmap #travel #explorer #geo #dreamcatcher #elegant #minimal #abstract #cardiff #cardifftattoo #tattoocardiff #newport #wales #bristol #bath #tattoogirl #tattoogirlz #femaletattooist #femaletattooartist #ladytattooer A post shared by NAOHOA Luxury Bespoke Tattoos (@naohoa) Continue reading


#NAOHOAstory…Henna Om

This client came all the way from Birmingham for a tattoo she’d wanted for about 3 years. Being her first taste of ink, she wisely opted for the Temporary Tattoo Package, allowing her to try on her design in two different colours (black and brown). There was quite a lot of traffic on the way Continue reading


#NAOHOAstory…Mighty

This client wanted to have the Chinese version of his name with an energetic brush stroke on his back. πŸ™‚ His name means a mixture of powerful/mighty/strong/brave…all that Jazz!     (click to play video) (2/3) The design process behind this client's tattoo. 😊 #NAOHOAstory . . . #tattoo #tattoostory #tattoodesign #customdesign #designprocess #bts #chinese Continue reading


‘Elements’ Japanese Sleeve

This client was searching for a tattoo artist for around two years to bring his tattoo idea to life. After finding my ‘Four Seasons’ sleeve, he decided NAOHOA was the place to be! I was originally going to post this as a #NAOHOAstory but was too excited to share it, haha. Maybe I’ll add the Continue reading


#NAOHOAstory…A Vibrant Universe

  Click to play video: (2/5) All the iterations! Gotta make it perfect for the client. 😊 #NAOHOAstory . . . #watercolour #tattoodesign #design #watercolourtattoos #colours #universe #vibrant #yellow #blue #purple #green #red #orange #circle #firsttattoo #tattoo #unique #bespoke #ring #circleoflife #cardiff #cardifftattoo #tattoocardiff #newport #wales #bristol #tattoogirlz #femaletattooist #femaletattooartist A post shared by NAOHOA Continue reading


#NAOHOAstory…Kung Fu Panda

This client came all the way from Birmingham with his mates to get ink! I had a blast designing and tattooing this one. πŸ™‚     Something fun to end the year with! πŸ˜ƒ . (3/3) Here's Po in all his glory. 🐼 Well sat, mate! Cheers for coming all the way from Birminham~ πŸ˜„ Continue reading


Octopus Sleeve

I’m currently working on a full sleeve tattoo, with an octopus as its main feature. It’s in a contemporary Japanese art style and we worked together a lot to get it just right. πŸ™‚ Click on the Instagram posts to watch the videos.   (click to play) Stenciled the top half of this piece earlier Continue reading


Queen’s Arcade (Nov 2017)

On Saturday 18th November, I had a stall at Queen’s Arcade, Cardiff. I had a fun time chatting to people who were please to discover an alternative tattoo studio! Here’s an intro vid I did in the morning: …unfortunately, I couldn’t broadcast it as a Facebook Live ’cause signal. was. so. bad. I did get Continue reading


Keeping A Calm Mind

NAOHOA isn’t just about getting a tattoo, it’s about having a positive, empowering experience whilst marking your body with art that will stay with you for life. It’s natural to feel nervous or even anxious before going under the needle, which is why I’ve compiled some helpful tips you can apply NOW in order to Continue reading