Getting a tattoo is one of life's more important decisions considering it sticks with you for just as long. It requires shopping around and finding the right artist who understands your vision.

Fear not ink seekers. We teamed up with the folks at Yelp to find the top 15 tattoo parlors in North Texas. Yelp compiled this list based on both star rating and the number of reviews. To make the list, businesses needed at least five recommended reviews (that is, ones that other Yelpers found useful). 

We only searched Dallas, Fort Worth and Denton, so if you're favorite spot is somewhere in between, it won't be on this list. But be sure to tell us about it on Twitter. Happy inking!

Check out some of the artists work in the gallery above.

Artistic Encounter (North Dallas location)

Blink Custom Art & Tattoos (Dallas)

Dark Age Tattoo Studio (Denton)

Death or Glory Tattoo (Dallas)

Epic Tattoos (Fort Worth)

Gold Dust Tattoos & Fine Art (Dallas)

J Hall & Co. Gentleman Tattooers (Dallas)

Last Angels Tattoo (Dallas)

Lizard's Ink Tattoo (Dallas)

Lone Star Tattoo (Dallas)

Lucky Horseshoe Tattoo (Fort Worth)

Randy Adams Tattoo Studio (Fort Worth)

Saints & Sinners Studios (Dallas)

Suffer City Tattoos (Dallas)

Tigermoon Tattoo (Dallas)

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