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Salamander (Skin Deep)

United Kingdom

Salamander (Skin Deep)
40 Sadler Gate
Derby
DE1 3NR
United Kingdom
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Tel: 01332 296436
Web: http://

Opening Times
Usually Monday- Saturday 9am-5pm

Age/ID Requirements
Most standard piercings (I.e lobe) can be done under 16 years of age with parental consent or if a parent is present. Others such as Tragus piercings, surface piercings etc. usually require ID and you'll need to be at 16 years of age to have these. Valid ID includes passports and driving licences.

Piercing Services

  • Body Piercing
  • Children's Piercing (Requires Consent)
  • Earlobe and Cartilage Piercing
  • Facial and Oral Piercing
  • Female Genital Piercing
  • Unusual Piercing

Aswell as being just a piercing studio, Salamanders offers a large variety of Jewellery for any piercing that you have, from standard lobe piercings to Surface piercings and much more inbetween. Skin Deep is ajoined to Salamander and friendly staff are at hand to help before you get your piercing. If your unsure on anything Jordan (their piercer) will give all the advice and reassurance you need. The stduio is extremeley clean, with all equiptment sterilized before being used. They have a large array of jewellery so your not stuck for choice on what to have for your new piercing aswell. Unlike alot of studios, they make sure your 100% happy with your piercing before they do it, making sure your happy with the placing, the jewellery and that your in the right condition to have it. In all honesty your put at so much ease that it doesn't feel like your at a piercing stduio atall! Before you leave your left with cleaning instructions and recommendations according to what piercing you have. They also provide you with a free bar change so there's no fussing about with awkward jewellery the first time you change it. Overall I've had 7 piercings there and I would not ever consider going to another studio. I'm already planning my next one!

Customer Comments

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Love it!! 20 Jun, 2015

I took myself,my daughter & daughters friends,we all had piercings done & I have also previously visited before. The staff are very friendly,Jordan is very professional at what he does too! Obviously the bad reviews are coming from people that haven't looked after their piercings properly or rivals just trying to make them look bad! Jordan doest NOT re use any needles & is great at what he does!! Thank you!! xx

Posted by: Jenny
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Nipple piercings 24 Feb, 2015

After much debate, I decided to get both my nipples pierced today. I was a tad nervous about the pain but the piercer (Jordan) was extremely professional and made me feel very comfortable. I was worried about them being done one at a time, but honestly I would rate the pain a 4/10 and it lasted seconds for both nipples. Would definitely recommend!!

Posted by: Chloe
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pretty great! 17 Jun, 2014

Had my helix done on Saturday and the staff were really friendly and helpful. I would defo recommend this place, the overall service was really good! The piercing its self is fine and the man who did it was very nice!

Posted by: becc
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belly 11 May, 2014

I went with my mum and friend to have my belly done for my birthday. I was so scared I was shaking. I got sent upstairs where the person marked my belly and froze it . He put me at so much ease and said dont think about it . Before I knew it , it was done,. It looks great now and never got infected . Going to get my tragus done soon .

Posted by: ginger
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All My Piercings 31 Jul, 2013

i have had all my arepiercings done here and they are great love them. id say my tongue hurt the most but my piercer calmed me down and it worked, they were a little fast with the basic peircings like my belly but took their time with my tongue etc peircings were straight and clean. i am thinking of having my first tattoo done there. salermanders is probably the best so far.

Posted by: shannon
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great! 28 Dec, 2012

This place was really great, went today for my friends belly button and the peircer even checked out my tragus which has been having trouble healing (got this done at nalas in tamworth). He said the bar is too small for swelling so he is going to change the bar to a larger one for me in order for the healing to take place. Friends belly button was peirced well and the peircer re-assured her the whole time since she was nervous. Great place, I recommend it!

Posted by: nettie
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nipple pierced 22 Nov, 2012

i had my nippled pierced at Salamanders about 11 weeks ago and they was fab.. i was really nervous but the piercing guy made me relax and had a bit of banter with me to help calm me down :D also planning my next piercing :p

Posted by: Keron-marie
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AMAZING! 5 Sep, 2012

i've had 10/12 of my piercing done here and i love them all! It's a really relaxed and friendly studio and everyone there is so lovely!

Posted by: krissy
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Awesome 17 Jun, 2012

Had 11 piercings done at salamanders, 5 in each ear and my belly button. I cant say a bad word about the place, ive had a few different people do my piercings and all them were friendly and made me feel comfortable, and none of them went spetic proving that all the staff are well trained and know what they are doing. All of them made sure i was happy with positioning before they went ahead with the piercing and all the instruments are in full view for you to see that they are clean and sterile. I dont understand how some people can say its rubbish there just because their piercing went funny after about a week. If you know anything about piercings which you should probably find out before you go get one, you should know that it actually takes a good few months for a piercing to heal properly and you're gonna get that wherever you go. I wouldnt go anywhere else for my piercings and recommend it to anyone who wants one. :)

Posted by: Emma
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:) belly 5 Jun, 2012

Had my belly done today, didnt even know id had it done,painfree and fast! Looks loverly,not red swollen or anything:)

Posted by: Lauren
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No Problems 24 Apr, 2012

I've had 5 piercings and 2 tattoos done here. All of my piercings have been fine, apart from one that got infected but that was my fault for not cleaning it properly. Everytime I have been in the staff have been friendly and although they are quick, nothing I've had done has ever felt rushed. My first tattoo was better than the second in terms of conversation, Tony was a lot friendlier than the second guy (who didnt even give a name!) Both were good quality though, so I suppose I can't complain as that's what matters most. Overall, I think they are good and will return if ever I want another piercing. For tattoos I prefer Abacus (across the road) as they are a bit cheaper and the staff talk more than the current Salamanders tattooists. For piercing though, can't fault them :)

Posted by: LauraLiz
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There Great!! Wouldn't Choose Any Other Shop.. :) 17 Apr, 2012

I've Had My Tongue, Lip and Tragus Done Here zthere Were Very Friendly and Didn't Have No Problems With Any Of My Piercings! Number 1 Piercing and Tattoo Shop!! Hoping To Be Coming In For More Piercing And A ztattoo :)

Posted by: GemmaBiatch_ox
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belly 25 Mar, 2012

i was a bit nervous at first but the team there are great! they made me feel relaxed, Jordan was very nice, im going to go there for more piercings hopefully done by jordan! love it so much, its straight and looks perfect.

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amazing 14 Dec, 2011

have been going to this place for over a year now i wouldn't go anywhere else for my tattoo and piercings

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A+++++++++ 14 Nov, 2011

Gorgeous Tattoo by Tez in a professional but relaxed and friendly studio. Well worth the journey from London! Highly recommended!!!!

Posted by: Donna
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salamandersss! 30 Sep, 2011

ive been to salamanders for all my piercings and its never been a bad experience, they're friendly and it' always clean, they are easy to approach to ask questions, and they will help you make the right decisions! i really love it.

Posted by: kirstiex
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:D 25 Sep, 2011

I had my belly pierced at Abacus about 2 years ago and it went all discusting and left a horrible scar! But about 4 weeks ago i had it re-pierced at Salamander and i love it! :D its healed great and the scar has been covered up! The staff were so friendly and the guy that pierced it was so nice! He made me feel really comftable and welcome! (and he was fitttt!!!!!) ;D A lot of people have said not to go to salamander and stuff, but i totally disagree!! I would recommend going there and if i have any more piecings i'm DEFO going to Salamder! <3<3<3

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Fantastic job tattooing Tues 13/9/11 13 Sep, 2011

Always been clear and very specific about my tattoos (for obvious reasons) & went into Salamander today to have the name of someone important tattooed across my chest. The positioning was also a bit awkward due to my other tattoos. Chris sat down with me and went nowhere near me with ink till I was 100% happy. His working manner was fantastic, and he had a great idea of what I wanted, as he listened to everything I said. I could not be happier with the end result, and will definitely be going back. The whole staff and shop were friendly, clean and accommodating. Thanks again Chris.

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:/ 7 Aug, 2011

I've been to Salamanders for quite a few of my piercings. They're ok piercers, but it all feels a bit rushed. It's always very busy so they do the piercings as quick as possible, you don't get to properly talk with the piercer about the piercings, placement, jewellery size. A lot of the time I don't get asked about the placement, he just goes ahead and does it, and uses freeze spray all the time, whether you ask for it or not. They are good value for money, with most piercings for £10, but lots of other studios are doing that now. They are quite clean, could be a bit better but not too bad. Although I've never seen the autoclave there, I'm hoping they have one. I'd rate it 6/10.

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wouldnt go anywhere else 28 Jul, 2011

i have had all my piercings done by Jordan, none of them have gone septic, i will be returning for my next one aswell.

Posted by: willow the wisp
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brilliant 23 Jul, 2011

Went today to get my double helix and tragus done. The staff were all really friendly, not as scary as it looks. The man who did my piercings was so nice, made me feel so at ease. He froze my ear aswell so didnt feel any pain :)

Posted by: H
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Ooh baby! 13 Jul, 2011

Love salamanders! Had my rook, tragus, snug, belly button and a dermal on my wrist done here, all by Jordan.. he's incredible. Such a nice guy and does an amazing job, all of my piercings have healed beautifully and i'm actually a little bit sad when the whole thing is over!! Which is really saying something, i'm a pussy with needles!

Posted by: Jess Bailey
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Salamanders rule! 3 Jul, 2011

I cant understand some peoples messages on here. Salamanders is amazing!! Amazingly clean, Very friendly, good advice to help keep up piercings. People cant blame septic piercings on the shop, Its your responsibility to keep it clean. Love salamanders, Back soon! ;) x

Posted by: Lexi
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LOVE 23 Jun, 2011

I went here twice to get my hand web and septum pierced and i also buy there hair dye regularly and i am impressed with every part. Clean and reliable. Great friendly staff and always happy to help. And Jordan is very good looking so thats a bonus ;)

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Salamanders is awesome "don't diss" 18 Jun, 2011

Firstly salamanders is awesome and I cannot fault them on anything they have excellent services and are more than just a tattoo and piercing shop with many other facilities like vajazzle and spray tans :) I have had 4 of my 11 piercings there and hope to have three or four more next month I have had no infections or problems and my mum Has even had her tattoo done there which was previously messed up and now it looks amazing (thanks salamanders) :) Any one tries to put salamanders down is pathetic and is only jealous of their business and success. As I said salamanders I awesome ( don't diss)

Posted by: Dannie_rocks
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salamanders! 29 Apr, 2011

Salamanders was amazing.. i'd heard about it before but went elsewhere. When i eventually went to salamanders, i chose to stick there because all the staff are very friendly and welcoming, they help you out as and when you need them. The piercer was very friendly, numbed the area perfect and my piercing is fine. I never experienced this at any other studios.

Posted by: jadeeeyxo
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tongue 11 Apr, 2011

i had my tongue done very clean and no pain :) very nice people

Posted by: shanead
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Amazing. 27 Feb, 2011

I've had all my piercings bar one done here, and they've always been fantastic. The staff are friendly, and the place is always spotless. Yeah, they rush, but it's not a bad thing, and placement and comfort are always checked. Totally put you at ease. That and they're good for a giggle.

Posted by: Lu.
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<3 10 Feb, 2011

had countless piercings done here, a couple have rejected but thats the risk you take! brilliant piercer jordan, always has a laugh and makes u feel at ease, and the other staff are v helpful! always clean and tidy, brilliant!!

Posted by: talisa
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:D 4 Feb, 2011

I have 10 piercings, soon to be 11, almost all of which hae been done at Salamander. Other piercing places just don't seem to have that friendly atmosphere that they have. Yes they get things over quickly, but who wants it to be drawn out? And its busy because everyone knows how good the shop is :) I love having my piercings done there and would never go anywhere else!

Posted by: Ruthey396
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Hmm.... 31 Jan, 2011

Not very impressed to be honest. Felt a bit like a piece of meat - as someone else said, it's a bit 'take a number and stand in line'. Had my tongue done. Seemed clean enough etc but not friendly.

Posted by: Phil
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Salamanders, always 18 Jan, 2011

I love Salamanders so much! I'm always greeted by friendly faces and treated with respect. If they recognise you they ask how the piercings they've done are. Amazing place, clean, affordable and trustworthy. My choice of piercing studio. Salamander's always! :D

Posted by: Ansi
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piercing 27 Dec, 2010

dont know what they are like now but i had 4 piercings from that place and all went septic and had to take them out, went across from them and never had any problems!!

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Salamanders FTW!!! 19 Dec, 2010

I've had my nose and tragus pierced there I can't really fault them.. apart from being a bit rushed but that's understandable as it is usually quite busy. Jordan is great aswell ...and fit :L. They're certainly better than another certain studio down the road who don't use the right jewellery, talk to you or give you the right aftercare info.

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Great tattoo at salamander 3 Dec, 2010

i popped in today to salamanders in town and wanted a on the spot tattoo! Tez there was free and really friendly, he chose a design with me and helped me decide how to have my tattoo placed. Thestudio was spotless and i was really pleased with the portfolio tez showed me of his work it really was amazing. needless to say i had my tattoo done, this whole time the atmosphere was totally relaxed and friendly. Once finished i could not believe how it looked! it meant alot to me as it was a very meaningful tattoo and i am so glad i trusted tez to do it! i am booked in now for a "day sit" and i am never going anywhere else now! strongly reccomend it for anybody who wants a new tattoo!! Thanks to Tez it is amazing!!!

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Great tattoo at salamander 3 Dec, 2010

i popped in today to salamanders in town and wanted a on the spot tattoo! Tez there was free and really friendly, he chose a design with me and helped me decide how to have my tattoo placed. Thestudio was spotless and i was really pleased with the portfolio tez showed me of his work it really was amazing. needless to say i had my tattoo done, this whole time the atmosphere was totally relaxed and friendly. Once finished i could not believe how it looked! it meant alot to me as it was a very meaningful tattoo and i am so glad i trusted tez to do it! i am booked in now for a "day sit" and i am never going anywhere else now! strongly reccomend it for anybody who wants a new tattoo!! Thanks to Tez it is amazing!!!

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female hood piercing 3 Dec, 2010

i went to salamander in allenton today 2have my hood piereced, i had absolutly no problems, the studio was clean, the staff were verry friendly and professional i rate the place i shall be goin back there for future piercings

Posted by: 5W33T1E
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so far so good for me.. 20 Nov, 2010

I popped in earlier today to have my nipple and my tongue pierced.. Everyone was friendly, the studio was clean and overall it was a great experience. Really happy and will most likely be goin back next week to have my other nipple done cos its wkd and it don't hurt :-p THANKYOU. :-)

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I wouldn't go anywhere else! 8 Nov, 2010

I've been several times now and I can't fault the place. The place is spotlessly clean, correct equipment always used and the staff are fantastic. I went back on Thursday and had a microderm - I was so nervous but made to feel relaxed and had a good giggle about it too. Hopefully going back on Saturday for another one. Ignore the bad reviews on here, after my experience of Salamanders I wouldn't go anywhere else. :) x

Posted by: Surfchick2010
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Piercing 31 Oct, 2010

Had my tragus pierced last week. Have to admit, I was a little nervous; the guy who did it could not have been nicer. he made me feel at completely at ease. The place was spotlessly clean. No hesitation in recommending to others.

Posted by: LizzieH
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peircing 25 Oct, 2010

i had my tongue done there over a year ago and rate them highly! the bloke who did it was calming as i was brikkin it. wanted the peircing but was scared of what might happen. he made me laugh and it was over before i knew it. the price was reasonable. the studio was clean. and above all else im taking my son to get his ear peirced tomorrow there. thats gotta count for summit!! trusting someone with your childs body part! if your looking for a good rate and a review yourself... go and see for yourself! seeing is beliving afterall! i love them.. wouldnt go else where! thanks guys ;) xx

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Let down and unreliable 16 Oct, 2010

I walked into the studio one day looking for advice on having a sleeve tattooed on my arm - they were busy, no problem, so i was told to come in on another day at 930am when they open. I arrived at 930am as advised only to find the shop closed. I went back at 1000am and was told the tattooist had still not arrived for work, they already had to turn his pre-booked appointment away and he was committed for the rest of the day in any case so no opportunity to speak with him! I travelled a long distance just for the privelage so thanks for your help. I can only assume you can afford to turn hundreds of pounds away just like that. BEWARE, very slap dash!

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not too bad 4 Oct, 2010

had two nipple piercings done yesturday... been there before and i did go back... i would say they rush alot! and never give you informatation from the piercer afterwards... one of my piercings is WONKY ... after saying that i do have to say they are clean... and i watched them get new needles out each time... and the staff are all friendly and helpfull

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More piercings to come! (: 23 Sep, 2010

I love Salamanders! I am planning to return soon to have all of my next piercings which will come out as a total of around £95! (at £10 each) (: They are great there! Really friendly. I did wish I looked my age though as they keep having to ring my Mum to confirm my age! & I'm 18 soon! x) Anyway I'll see you soon Salamanders! (: xx

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owner of salamander 21 Sep, 2010

Mick we know who you are and are in the process of talks with our legal team for our customers we are registered we use single use needles and have been piercing in guess what a studio for 18 years the person who wrote this works for another shop who do have issues with us and i suspect the local environmental health department

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RE:Mick, Obviously we know who this is 17 Sep, 2010

Stop trying to slander our company and concentrate on your own so called business. As if we would write our own comments thats pathetic! surely you can do better than those comments. Try harder next time and try something with some truth in it! any more of this slander and the police will be involved yet again and eventually you may learn to just eat sour grapes

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Rubbish 12 Sep, 2010

salamanders put there own reviews on this site to make people go to the horride shop ! its dirty and the piercers have`nt even got certificates ! 2 out breaks of hep B and they dont use the correct equipment ! would`nt back back to this SHOP ever ! its not even a studio

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Unimpressed 10 Aug, 2010

Got my nose and tragus done here and honestly I felt like cattle. They actually served people with higher ticket numbers before me - just whoever was closest - until I complained. The piercer was abrupt but pierced my tragus without any pain, however it wasn't until it started to get really bad hypotrophic scarring a month on that I got a trusted second opinion and was told I didn't have enough tragus to pierce in the first place!! The bar is wonky and uncomfortably positioned and will most likely reject. I have asked several piercers and all have said they wouldn't pierce my non-existant tragus if i'd come to them. My nose was better butr he missed with the numbing agent (which has GOT to make you worry - he missed with a *spray*, what about a needle!?!) though I didn't realised until too late and managed to inflict the worst pain i've ever experienced, despite having my nose done on the other side painlessly *without* numbing agent. It bled for days, gets mild scarring frequently but it *is* beautifully positioned according to my fussy wishes :P All in all - totally unimpressed. Anyone can pierce someone adaquetly but it takes skill to get it right. All I can say is I wont be fooled by their cheaper prices or good recommendations again.

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Sonisphere Festival 6 Aug, 2010

Had 2 amazin piercins done at the Knebworth Music Festivaln - awsum, no pain and so professionally done - would love more if i lived closer - thx so much will look forward to seeing piccies on Facebook

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<3 18 Jul, 2010

Salamanders is amazing! I had my belly done last year and absoloutely love it, they did an amazing job! Even so, i had my scaffold pierced on Saturday and goin back on friday to get the bottom of my belly pierced... no hesitation about salamanders, friendly, positive and bludy amazin!

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my experience 21 Jun, 2010

I recently decided I wanted by belly piercing and decided to try salamanders for the first time. Firstly Jordan didn't mark it out whilst i was stood up like he should have, but whilst i was lying down instead; then he didn't ask me to check that i was happy with the placing but instead just went straight ahead with the piercing. Admittedly it was painless due to the freeze he put on, however he did seem to rush it a bit and it wasn't even on one of the busiest days so i doubt to think how fast he'd do it then. It turned out to be wonky because he didn't mark it out stood up, i went back and told him straight away and he just gave it a little twist and said nah it's fine look. At home that evening my family all also thought it looked wonky, i wasn't happy with it. So i went back the next day and the lady in charge said the only thing would be to take it out and let it heal up then have it re-pierced; i decided to do this. When i went back for the re-piercing they told me Jordan was their best piercer so to hav ehim do it again. I've had it done and although it is straight he has done it with more skin in between than normal, meaning i can't wear regular belly bars and have to but extra long ones, which there is a much smaller range to choose from. Also it became infected, and I followed the cleaning and care instructions correctly. So overall I've not had a good experience personally at Salamanders; I am currently wanting another piercing however I am still unsure where to go because i am quite reluctant to return to Salamanders. Also some of my friends have had bad experiences there.

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Best in Derby! 10 Jun, 2010

I've had 25 of my 30 piercings done by Jordan, and I can't rate him high enough! These range from surface piercings to standard ear piercings and a fair few inbetween. I've never had any problems there. They were even kind enough to reduce the price when I had multiple surface piercings done at the same time. I've moved out of Derby now, but I'll always travel back for a new piercing. Best place out there!

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Just to say 30 May, 2010

SALAMANDERS FTW! :D

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Fantasicccc 6 May, 2010

Absolutely amazing studio. Been there for all of my piercings, Ive been going there for about 5 years now! never had any problems with my piercings and its absolutely spotless :)

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Please Read 19 Apr, 2010

regarding a statement from someone called mick, saying that the service is terrible and that piercings go wrong. Ive lived in derby all my life and have knows 100's of people who have had piercings there and all of them would reccomend people. Regarding tattoo's there, I have had all of mine done from a tattooist there and he was fantastic, puts every other place in derby to shame. Everyone is intitles to there own opinion but when its for revenge its very childish and immature. For anyone reading this, go there your self and judge from your own experiances. (please forgive my spelling) beenie.

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Salamanders 15 Apr, 2010

I got my venoms done there recently, they didnt make me feel relaxed they just gave me a number and put me in line, none of the jewellery was in steralised packets nor was the needle, the piercer didn't give me any advice afterwards, he didnt tell me what size bar he'd used and theyre WONKY! X

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lip piercing :) 12 Apr, 2010

had it done today,amazing and really fastly done, didnt even hurt :D i love it so much,will be going down there for my other piercinds :)

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Greatt :) 7 Apr, 2010

I love sally's :) its great, the best place to go in derby (Y)

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Just dropped in 29 Mar, 2010

I wondered if this was the same people as in town, it is so I got 2 piercings at once and called my daughter to come and get one. Brilliant place, brilliant people.

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I Love Salamanders :D 19 Mar, 2010

I Have All My Piercing Done At Salamanders, They Are Fab && All The Members Of Staff Are A Great Laugh! I Would Reccommend Salamanders To Anyone That Wants Tattoos, Piercings and Jewerlly :D

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amazing free piercing from their trainee 12 Mar, 2010

hi just want to say thanks for my free diath piercing that your trainee from your piercing academy did, it looks wicked and didnt even feel as if a trainee was doing it!! also love my surface i had done for a tenner so cheap but Jordan still did it!!!!!

Posted by: amy bell
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patient and friendly 5 Mar, 2010

both me and the hubby have had piercings from the new branch of Salamanders (in Allenton),i had my septum done and the hubby had a scaffold bar, what can i say....great staff, fun atmosphere, nice studio. Hope that they live long and prosper \m/ rock on...

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Scaffold piercing!! 4 Mar, 2010

Went yesterday for my scaffold piercing!! WOW!!! never been to such a professional studio for a piercing!! Jordan was sooooooo friendly and so quick and clean! the piercing was almost pain free cos they used a freeze on it! Cant believe it was only £10 and its for all piercings so definatly going back for more and my friends are all coming too!!!! Thanks salamander you are definatly derbys number one!!!!!

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Lip Piercing :S 1 Mar, 2010

Im going for my lip pierced tomorrow. After reading the reviews i am a lot more re-assured this is the place i should go to get it done. My first piercing and going for my lip. I will leave a comment tomorrow saying how it has gone. Im sure it will all be good. Im happy to pay £10 for it because i know i will get a good service, Hopefully get as lil pain as possible, No Pain, No Gain (:

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forgot to mention I.D 26 Feb, 2010

My friend also wanted a surface piercing but since she is 15 she was asked. they refused to do it for her, which i think is really good for the reputation.

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Excellent 26 Feb, 2010

Salamanders is just a brilliant place with amazingly friendly staff, the other day i went and had my nipple peirced there, we had a laugh and a chat which totally took my mind off everything, the piercing was over before i knew it, and i'm going for my other one to be done tomorrow.

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:/ 25 Feb, 2010

Tbh salamanders are the best piercing studio. I have 21 soon to be 22 majority done by salamanders. They are friendly helpful and always give advice. Never had an 'infected' piercing from there. They don't use the same needles twice you watch jordan open a new needle and it's not just the responsibility of the piercer to be clean the piercee also needs to watch out as its mre then likely they cause the infection not the piercer =) i wont go anywhere else now for my piercings :)

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feed back 21 Feb, 2010

the worst shop in Derby they did`nt help Karen the owner is a nasty lady that thinks shes better then anyone else , sitting at her desk!! my daughters piercings all went septic and i hear they are using the same needles twice !! i`ve reported them to the council and i`m waiting to hear from them i saw empty beer cans and dirty ashtrays upstair Discusting !!

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Love it! 20 Jan, 2010

Been to salamanders a few times since i've started at derby uni and honestly i've found no faults! admittedly abit pricier then other places i'm happy too pay extra for the safe and brilliant work they do! nothing has rejected and all healed up faster then any other piercings before. 2 cartilage and a lobe at salamanders and i'm already considering them again! oh and i came in with a septic piercing from a different studio they were happy to help take it out and help me out. i've never found a place who would do that!

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how much does it cost salamanders? 31 Dec, 2009

How much does it cost for a cartilage piercingg, and do you numb it?? and also how much dus it cost for a belly bar on the bottom? is it safe to have two belly bars in at the same time ???

Posted by: DeeDee
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Salamanders 27 Sep, 2009

I have had about 15 piercings done at salamanders and I wouldn't go anywhere else. The staff are lovely and are happy to talk to you about anything, giving you honest answers about what you want to know. I do agree that sometimes they are very concerned with getting the next customer in, but it's a business what do you expect? It is also quite disappointing that they don't use surface bars, and that they favour PTFE but I had my nape done there and it hasn't rejected yet! Plus jordan is so gorgeous, it kind of makes up for the pain of the piercing you get!

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i dont know if i should go.. 16 Sep, 2009

i dunno if i should go to salamanders i have my tongue pierced and i want another just behind it i go to salamanders to buy jewellery, but never for a piercing i just turned 16 and thinking bout going saturday i was just wondering if i could get some advise on this thanx and i dunno how much its costs as the website doesn't say

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Piercing again 25 Aug, 2009

I went here after going to a BAD place, different experience totally no problems here at all.

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Salarmanders, derby 24 Aug, 2009

They do kinda rush you but ive had tragus, snakebites, both nipples, tongue done twice and there was nothing wrong with any of them, i think jordans an excellent piercer the staff are friendly, the studio is perfect i always watch when he changes gloves and opens the packet that the needles come in and its all at a professional level i wouldnt get a piercing anywhere else unless i was on holiday and wanted one that badly lol. Only problem is ive seen all the piercings that they perform there cheaper elsewhere but i suppose your payin that extra bit because its so clean and professional.

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8 peircings at salamanders 24 Jul, 2009

iv currantly got 20 peircings n iv had 8 of my body peircings at salamaders. these include tragus, 2 surface [hip, wrist], tongue, lip and eyebrow, navel top and bottom. the peircer was done all 8 of them was called Jordan and he really makes you feel at ease as he walks you through what is happening and he makes you laugh. i would recomend gettin peircings at salamanders. i am also about to get my newest tattoo at salamanders as they have recently turned into a tattoo studio.

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Amazin =] 23 Jul, 2009

Salamanders is awesome it's totally clean and a great atmosphere the guy at the till (with all the piercings) is so friendly. If he knows the answer he'll tell you. The lady who pierced mine made me feel so at ease and talked to me and told me all i needed to know. Salamanders is amazin i would recommend to anyone =] x

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Piercings 4 Jul, 2009

I had my Tragus done at salamnders n its was a pleasurable experience. It didnt really hurt & jordan really put me at ease. I want my lip pierced nxt, i would never have a piercing done anywhere else!! If ur thinking of gettin a piercing go 2 salamanders!

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great shop 28 Jun, 2009

ive jus had my tragus n daith peierced, the staff were very welcoming and easy to follow how to take care of my periercings. i wouldnt of chosen any other shop these guys are awesome. thinkin of gettin industrial n double-side lip peiercing in few weeks tiime

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:) 6 Jun, 2009

ivee hadd my tragus and belly button done here,, and i wouldnt of had it done anywhere else they make youu feel confident wen ur nervous. the staff are friendly the place is realy clean. x

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.. 13 May, 2009

I've had my navel pierced twice and if it ever healed again, i'd come and get it pierced for the third time :] i love it and i love salamanders! jordan is PENG x

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salamander 14 Mar, 2009

well wat can i say salamanders is just THE BEST they make you feel safe and welcome so you feel fine to have the peircing as the staff are just great and then they even tell you how the peircing looks on you and the place is very clean so you feel alright getting it done there like ive never had a peircing go septic here as i have at other places..LOVE YOU SALAMANDER! :L

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. 23 Feb, 2009

I'm going to be honest to. The staff are lovely, and they've always asked for ID when i've gone in for a piercing. It's good value for money but I must admit the piercings don't take long, they seem to want to get people in and out as quickly as possible. Maybe a little bit more time spent would be good?

Posted by: Nat
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:D 16 Jan, 2009

....Not Much To Say, Look At The Stars, Jordan is So Safe.

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salamanders piercing studio 9 Nov, 2008

I had my bellybutton & my tragus & my ear done here. It would be pretty good if there was a list of piercings/ prices or a website. none, of my piercings have gone wrong here lovely; friendly staff excelent x

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22 Piercings... 8 Oct, 2008

all done at salamanders. Amazing experience, wouldn't go anywhere else... oh and jordan is hot!!

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navel piercing 13 Aug, 2008

the staff were very friendly and the piercing was quick and quite painless. I was told how to look after the piercing,and that i would have a free change. Would definately go back for more piercings :-)

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Its Amazing 19 Jul, 2008

Well, Ive Got !5 And All Of Them Are From Salamanders. the staff are friendly and its a great value for money, im planning to have loads more peircing and guess where im gunna go SALAMANDERS !!!

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I wouldn't go there again. . . 2 May, 2008

I am going to be honest, Yeah all the staff are nice and the place is very clean but they are not the best piercers at all! They do surface piercings with staright bars. . . curved bars. . . etc They don't ask for any I.D And they are more concerned with getting in their next customer than they are with taking time with the piercing!

Posted by: piercedboy15
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salamander 10 Dec, 2007

well wot can i say.... i love salamander the people who work there are so awesome i have had all my piercings done there. jordon is the greatest he gives you so much advise on cleaning and looking after ur piercings. All together i have had 13 piercings and i am planning some more:-). Anyways all i can really say is SALAMANDER ROCKS! keep up the good work guys.

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Salamanders 7 Nov, 2007

Ive had all but my first peircing done here which now totals at about 12. Aways amazing with advice on everyting concerning peircings. When ive had an infection from a peircing done there jordon was more then happy to clean it and show me how to stop it reacurring. Wide range of jewelry available and almost every possible peircing is available. I never go any where else, and allmy friends are the same.

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Tongue piercing 6 Aug, 2007

I was so nervous but he really made me feel better about it, a really friendly place to go.. i got my free bar change an he said if i have any problems changing it then feel free to go back for help, i am thinkin of other places i want piercing so i can go back there an get em done

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awesome 28 Jun, 2007

salamander is rather awesome! jordan is so nice, he sits down and talks to you whilst he is doing the piercing and makes you feel so at ease! and there was no waiting around, i just walked in and asked if he would pierce me and he said yes! the staff who i spoke to afterwards were also very nice and they told me that icould get a free bar change after 6 to 8 weeks, and if i had any enquiries then i could just ring up and talk to them or pop in and have a chat with jordan! ^_^

Posted by: Bethany ^_^