Empowering Bespoke  & Custom Tattoos 

that tell your UNIQUE stories on skin


Walk-ins +

January Tattoo Give-A-Way

Welcome to Little INKPLAY Shop®

a destination tattoo studio inspired by sensational kawaii, colorfulness, fun, Japanese street fashion, and wellness.

... More Than a Kawaii Tattoo Shop

Issa FASHION HOUSE dedicated to providing the best tattoo experience for unusual & exceptional Black unicorns + magical misfits from all walks of life.

We offer a boutique style tattoo therapy experience for embracing body positivity, cuteness, & individuality in 

healing hues of pink ~

We call it all #INKPLAY

'LIPS' is a Custom Tattoo & Art Shop, gallery and kawaii culture hub located in the heart of Hyattsville’s Historic Arts District specializing in clean line work, traditional tattooing and personalized experiences.

Originally founded by the (in)famous kawaii Black female tattoo artist Imani K Brown, our mission is to focus on helping our customers give themselves permission to embrace self-expression and individuality for long-term happiness.

Let's Create TOGETHER!

Bespoke Tattoo

+ Specialized Tattoo Experiences

Tattoo Info Center

Legals + Advice + Aftercare & More


What's happening at #littleinkplayshop


Little INKPLAY Shop is appointment only, with the exception of noted gallery opening events, located in the SoHy Arts Building in the Historic Hyattsville Arts District

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