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  • Meredith Cross Dorsey

    Meredith Cross Dorsey

    Meredith has been tattooing for over 12 years.  From intricate script to full sleeves, there’s no tattoo Meredith cannot handle.

  • Ana Reed


  • Justin Fogel





    Whether its custom art or something specific, Justin has a sharp eye and will work close with you to figure out a tattoo that is just right.

  • Tom Cross



Welcome, my name is Tom Cross. As many of you know I have been in Broomfield doing business for many years. I have tattooed for 38 years, 29 in this area. We have been in our present location for 10+ years. A 1953 Sinclare Gas Station now a tattoo/artgallery/aesthetician salon/ home base for Hueso de Perro and Lemo-napalm. whod a thunk? My daughter Meredith works at the studio. She tattoos, predominantly personal pieces, as well she has a salon for facials, skin care and permanent make-up. .work, portraits, and trying to convince me he is Anna is also a  tattoo artist, who is an excellent arttooist. She and Meredith both do our piercing. As for me, I am working fri/sat, and by app.  I have developed psychic abilities to help you determine what you want, tattoo abilities that will hopefully someday be be determined as what you wanted, and I provide visual distraction for you in the form of artwork throughout our studio. We are just now setting up our blogsight, so please revisit it to see on going work, and drudge through my ART INKLETTERS, tales of human and my tattoo history. Thank You, Tom




Prices and Services List – PDF

Smokey Banana Tattoo and Piercing is also home to “Mug Shots – Permanent Make-Up and Skincare.”

Services include:  Permanent Eyeliner, Lip Liner, and Lip Color.

Also available:  Facial and Collagen treatments.  Visit our shop for information and pricing.

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Piercings are done on a walk-in basis as our Piercers ave available.  No appointment is needed.

Pricing can vary based upon jewelry, but typical pricing is below:

  • Lobes (1st, 2nd 3rd lobes) (including jewelry): $35-single, $50-double
  • Single Piercing (including jewelry):   $45
  • Double Piercing (including jewelry): $65
  • Each additional (including jewelry):  +$20/each

Piercing age list:

  • Ear lobes – any age
  • Cartilage (includes Daith, Tragus, Helix, etc) – 14 yrs old
  • Navel (belly) – 14 yrs old
  • Nose – 14 yrs old
  • Industrial – 15 yrs old
  • Septum – 16 yrs old
  • Tongue – 16 yrs old
  • Eyebrow – 16 yrs old
  • Lip – 16 yrs old
  • Nipples – 18 yrs old
Do you pierce children’s ears?

We certainly do.  We are a kid-friendly shop and will pierce ear lobes at any age (with parent consent of course), starting at infancy.  Here are a couple friendly suggestions that may help.  It’s easiest with very young children (under 6 months or so) before they start to really be able to hold their head and move around a bunch.  From there, the next best age is when they (the child) comes to you truly wanting their ears done.  It’s the in-between age that’s most difficult and so, on occasion with prefer to have both piercers available to do the lobes at the same time if possible.  This may mean a short wait at the shop and we recommend giving a call so we can best advise a good time to come by.  Thanks

Who handles the design for the tattoo? How does the process work?

Tattoo design is primarily up to you as the customer. If you have an idea in mind, go ahead and hunt down images online.  We want the process to be organic and flush together your thoughts with our expertise.

Come by and talk with one of our artists and we can help you decide on size, placement and details of the tattoo.  If you truly want a unique piece, our artists would be happy to draw up a one-of-a-kind design for you.

How old do I need to be to get a piercing/tattoo?

Piercing age list:

  • Ear lobes – any age
  • Cartilage – 14 yrs old
  • Navel – 14 yrs old
  • Nose – 14 yrs old
  • Industrial – 15 yrs old
  • Septum – 16 yrs old
  • Tongue – 16 yrs old
  • Eyebrow – 16 yrs old
  • Lip – 16 yrs old
  • Nipples – 18 yrs old


  • As young as 16 with parental consent
  • 18 w/o consent

*Note – all work under the age of 18 requires parental consent and presence.  Body placement subject to approval by artist.  Please bring photo ID for both parent and minor (school ID).

Can I just walk in?

Yes you can.  We accept walk-in traffic for tattoos when artists are available, however, we certainly recommend making an appointment to ensure that we can fit you in for the day.  We handle piercings only on a walk-in basis.  No appointment is needed.  Keep in mind that our piercers are also tattoo artists and may be working on tattoos when you arrive.  In that case, there may be a short wait while they finish the tattoo on which they are working or there may be other piercings that are in wait.

How does pricing work for a tattoo?

Our shop minimum is $60.  Please understand that virtually every tattoo is a bit more than the minimum cost.  Pricing is based on size, placement and detail of the tattoo.  For larger pieces (multiple-sittings, sleeve, etc) our rate is roughly $125/hr.  Many people would like quotes on tattoos, and for our best guestimates, please visit the shop in person to talk with us about the various details of your piece.

Note:  We are a cash only establishment.  For your convenience, we have an ATM located in our shop.

What types of piercings do you offer?

We offer multiple types of nose, ear, and belly piercings as well as tongue, lip and nipple piercings.




Smokey Banana Tattoo and Piercing
1405 US Hwy 287
Broomfield Co 80020

Open 12-8pm –  Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat.  Closed on Tues, Sun

Phone: (303) 438-9499 




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