Welcome to Alf's Body Art Studio, your premier family-owned and operated tattoo and piercing haven nestled in the heart of Belmont Shore, Long Beach, CA. At Alf's, we are dedicated to providing a one-of-a-kind, optimal experience for all your permanent body art and piercing needs.

Our commitment to creating a bright, welcoming, and safe space for ALL is paramount. From the moment you ascend the stairs and open our door, a sense of home envelops you. Our artists extend a warm welcome and take the time to listen to your unique vision to bring it to life on your skin.

As you step onto our beautiful balcony, you'll be captivated by stunning views of 2nd Street, the distant ocean, and much of Long Beach – an ideal spot to relax before or after your appointment, surrounded by the peaceful vibes of our garden balcony.

Safety is our top priority, and we maintain the highest level of sterility before, during, and after appointments. We understand the importance of sensory sensitivity and gladly make accommodations to ensure your comfort. Our talented artists, each with a rich art background, apply their steady hands and knowledge of artistic principles to craft customized body art that you'll cherish for life.

Meet our incredible team, including the skilled tattoo artists Jamie, Andrea, and Courtney, and our accomplished artist & co-owner, Alf. At Alf's, we offer a wide range of styles: vibrant color pops to intricate Japanese designs, animated/anime, dot-style geometric patterns, black and grey masterpieces, fine line art, whimsical creations, high-contrast designs, and traditional styles. 

While Alf grew up near Mexico City, the rest of the crew are all from California. Jamie, Andrea & Candice, Alf's wife and co-owner, have deep roots in Long Beach, having grown up locally. Courtney grew up in Sacramento and had been part of the local community for over a decade. We all love Long Beach! 


Join us in our fun studio, where you're guaranteed to have a great time. Come and see us soon while enjoying the vibrant atmosphere of 2nd Street. Our studio is situated in a bustling shopping, dining, and service business destination, offering a variety of activities to make a whole day of it. Indulge in brunch with friends, pamper yourself with a manicure, and explore unique gifts and clothing shops. Cap off your day with your tattoo or piercing before a wine tasting or a refreshing beer at one of the many bars or restaurants.

We invite you to become a part of the Alf's Body Art Studio family, where creativity meets comfort, and every visit is an unforgettable experience. See you soon!