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Published on December 16, 2019
Here are Bakersfield's top 5 piercing spotsPhoto: Sykotic Ink/Yelp

In search of a new favorite piercing spot?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top piercing spots around Bakersfield, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture next time you're in the market for piercing.

Looking to pop in to the latest hotspots? There's no time like the present, since consumer spending at health and beauty businesses tends to grow in December in the Bakersfield area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of CRM and business health for small businesses. Daily spending per business at Bakersfield-area health and beauty businesses last year rose by 15% in December over the month before.

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1. Sykotic Ink

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First on the list is Sykotic Ink. Located at 2900 Calloway Drive, Suite 403, the piercing and tattoo spot is the highest-rated piercing spot in Bakersfield, boasting 4.5 stars out of 104 reviews on Yelp.

2. Body Piercings By Madii

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Next up is Park Stockdale's Body Piercings By Madii, situated at 5550 California Ave., Suite 101. With five stars out of 37 reviews on Yelp, the piercing and jewelry spot has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Mad Dog Tattoo

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Downtown's Mad Dog Tattoo, located at 1218 19th St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the tattoo and piercing spot 4.5 stars out of 98 reviews.

4. Top Hat Art Collective

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Top Hat Art Collective, a tattoo and piercing spot in Park Stockdale, is another much-loved go-to, with five stars out of 11 Yelp reviews. Head over to 5550 California Ave., Suite 101 to see for yourself.

5. Third Energy Tattoo

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Check out Third Energy Tattoo, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 33 reviews on Yelp. You can find the tattoo and piercing spot at 3401 Chester Ave., Suite F.


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