Your new addiction

We are Toledo, Ohio’s premiere Piercing and Tattoo Studio. Since 1996, Steel Addictions has been delivering the cleanest, safest piercings, with the best jewelry to northwest Ohio. We go above and beyond to maintain a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, with a look that is clean, and classic. Our artists are industry professionals that pride themselves on delivering cutting edge methods and techniques to achieve the best tattoos and piercings possible. Come on by and work with artists who are as passionate about your piercing or tattoo as you are!

Our Services


Steel Addictions is home to Toledo’s most creative, experienced, and professional body piercers. Our skilled piercers take pride in being able to find the perfect accent to your unique anatomy.We exclusively use only the best internally threaded,


implant grade titanium and steel, niobium, glass, and nickel-free gold body jewelry from the top manufacturers around the world.

All our body piercings are performed in a clean, private booth with top of the line Statim vacuum sterilization used for each individual client. With our professional staff, clean environment, and extensive jewelry selection, you can be sure you will receive your perfect piercing. Come in and see for yourself why we were voted “Best Piercing Studio” so many times, they got rid of the category!

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Our artists are industry professionals that pride themselves on delivering cutting edge methods and techniques to achieve the best tattoos possible. Our experienced tattoo artists handle a wide variety of styles, so you can be sure to get exactly what you looking for, or better! Stop in and see what we can do for you!


Based on 315 Reviews
Danielle Russell
February 10, 2023
February 10, 2023
Haley Cutshall
February 7, 2023

Came to get my nose pierced from Brandi she was so sweet and did such a good job she showed me that everything she was using was all clean and made sure I was ready before she did anything will definitely be coming back to see her for any other piercings!!

Aime Jackson
January 15, 2023
Sarah Hall
January 11, 2023

This place is the bees' knees!!! Very clean, everyone is professional and super nice and I can't say enough good things about this place. I went in about 2 weeks ago to get a piercing from Alexia and she was super. I highly recommend this place!!

Katrina Meglitsch
January 6, 2023

Absolutely do an amazing job and also very nice people and are welcoming and very friendly and helpful 😊😊

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Our Artists


Ben Eiseman

Charlie Sumbody





Aaron Spy


Frequently Asked Questions

How do you guys sterilize your jewelry/equipment?

Our sterilization process consists of several steps to ensure complete decontamination of all equipment and jewelry.

First, all tools are hand scrubbed to remove any debris, and then they are run through an Ultrasonic to remove microscopic debris. Once the tools have finished in the Ultrasonic, they are placed in a steam autoclave with an indicator strip for 30 minutes. During this time, the equipment is under immense pressure and heat, killing off all remaining contaminates. Once this cycle is finished, the tools are stored until needed.

All of our jewelry is brand new and has never been worn. Once our client chooses their jewelry, it is placed in a Statim vacuum steam autoclave, along with any clean tools, indicator strips, and new needles that are to be used for the procedure. This is a critical step, as a traditional steam autoclave works for objects that are not hollow; however, it CAN’T penetrate hollow pieces, such as the entire length of the inside of the needle or receiving tube. Our Statim vacuum steam autoclave removes all the air, allowing the steam to penetrate through 100% of all hollow objects, which guarantees total sterilization.

It is also worth mentioning that our needles are some of the highest quality and sharpest available, but most importantly, they are single-use. Each and every needle is used once, and only once, then immediately disposed of.

All of our tattoo artists use 100% single-use, disposable setups that come pre-sterilized.

What is an indicator strip?
An indicator strip is what we use to determine that an autoclave cycle was successful. Integrator strips are placed inside the autoclave with items that are being sterilized and give a readout to let us know if the internal conditions did, in fact, get the load sterilized.
Is your jewelry safe?
The short answer is: Yes, our jewelry is safe.

All of our jewelry meets the industry standard for safe body jewelry set by the Association of Professional Piercers. We carry ASTM F136 Implant grade Titanium, as well as 14 and 18 karat, nickel-free Gold, and pure Niobium. All jewelry is polished to a mirror finish, and threaded jewelry is internally threaded.

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How much is this piercing?
Piercing prices vary depending on your jewelry selection, and we have a ton of options. Piercing rates are on the Piercing Policy page, stop on in to check out your options, and get an accurate quote.
How much is this tattoo?
Our Tattoo Minimum is $75. That being said, pricing for every tattoo will vary depending on size, placement, detail, etc. and the only way to get an accurate quote would be to stop in and talk to one of our talented tattoo professionals.
How old do I have to be to get pierced?

The minimum age to be eligible for most piercing services at our studio is 14. Any minor wanting to be pierced must have a valid, state-issued I.D., along with their birth certificate and parent.

Anyone 18+ only needs a valid, state-issued I.D.

We do offer Ear Lobe piercings for kids as young as 7*, they do still need all the appropriate ID’s and Documentation. See the piercing page for more info.

How old do I have to be to get tattooed?
We tattoo 18+ only. Sorry, no minors.
What kind of tattoo ink do you guys use?
Each artist has their own preference from some of the top names in tattoo ink. Eternal and Fusion are the two most common brands seen in our studio.
Where are you located?
We are at 4739 Monroe, Suite A, Toledo, Ohio 43623. We are right next to Tim Hortons and Cirillas, across the street from Applebee’s.
Do I need an appointment?
Appointments will always be recommended and have highest priority. That being said, we do take walk-ins as we can accommodate them on a first come/first served basis. We can not ever guarantee walk-in availability.
Whats the deal with Tooth Gems?
Tooth gems are a painless, non-invasive way to customize your smile! There are many different crystals, opals, and gold decorative elements to choose from, giving you limitless possibilities for the look of your teeth. They are fixed to the teeth with a dental adhesive, much like the way braces are, so there’s no drilling or any other detrimental action done to the teeth. Tooth gems are a long-term-temporary accessory. We generally expect them to last 3 months to 1 year, though with adequate care, they can last several years. If you need your Tooth Gem or any leftover dental adhesive removed at any time for any reason, please see your dentist.