“PAIN IS JUST WEAKNESS LEAVING THE BODY, HOWEVER, BEING PIERCED BY ME IS LIKE BEING KISSED BY KITTENS…”
Marcus started in the industry in 2003, and has been with Holier Than Thou since our inception in 2005. He’s our very own ‘Modfather’, Marcus has well over a decades experience with the piercings and body modifications that we offer within our studio, he helped to modify and perfect the techniques we use today.
Likes: Eating. All of the food. Gym. Rock Climbing. Horror films. Regularly dancing like a dad at a wedding.
Favourite piercing: Daith
Favourite Mod: Tongue Split
“THE FIRST SPIRITUAL WANT OF MAN IS DECORATION. IF I AM AN ARTIST, THEN FLESH IS MY MEDIUM”
Hell has been with Holier Than Thou since 2013, and has developed some of the unique techniques we use today. Specialising in piercing, blade scarification and ear reshaping work, Hell is always excited to help people achieve their body perfection.
Likes: Shiny things.
Favourite piercing: Septum
Favourite Mod: Ear Pointing
“STERILITY AND KINDNESS”
Been in the industry since 2006 and is one of our gorgeous piercers and mod artists
Likes: Gaming, drawing, movies and cooking.
Favourite piercings to perform: Microdermals and nipples
Favourite mod to perform: Scarification / skin peels and dermal punches
“REJUVENATE?! I’M IN A PARK AND I’M PRACTICALLY DEAD! WHAT GOOD’S THE COUNTRYSIDE?!” – RICHARD E. GRANT
Nicky is our newest piercer at Holier Than Thou, she has been with us since 2017 and really knows her onions. She has watched and assisted with hundreds of procedures, and like all of our artists, is FULLY licensed with the local authority and is quickly becoming a confident and skilled member of the team! You can find her piercing portfolio on Instagram @clittycat
She also takes care of all of our high end Jewelery and is an expert at advising you on creating your jewelry dreams, definitely the girl you want to talk to if you’ve any questions about fancy things, as she herself is dripping in gold, so you’ll be able to see the majority of bits in the flesh!
Likes: Reptiles, Veganism, Pushing the gay agenda
Favourite piercings aesthetically: Hands down. CHEEKS. (and giving the 3 page essay that comes with them)
Favourite Mod: Sub-dermal implants
“IT MATTERS NOT WHAT SOMEONE IS BORN, BUT WHAT THEY GROW TO BE.”
Kitty began her training in 2015 and has progressed to become an excellent, fully liscenced, trained and qualified piercer in 2017, a product of several studios, she brings some new flavour and experience to the team and is keen to continue and adapt under the wings of Holier Than Thou! You can also find her at our sister studio ‘Thou Art’ in Sheffield!
Likes: Huskies, Harry Potter, ‘competitive lego building (!?!) and a Sushi.
Favourite piercings aesthetically: Microdemals
Favourite Mod: Pointed ears
“THERE IS NO REASON TO BE ALIVE IF YOU CAN’T DO DEADLIFT” (JON PAUL SIGMARSSON)
Been in the industry since 2015 and is our very own computer wizard…
Likes: powerlifting, photography, graphic design, comic books, Gillian Anderson.
Favourite piercing: piercing the film separating me from my peanut butter.
Favourite Mod: sticking pencils up my nose so I can pretend to be a walrus.
“YOU CAN’T POLISH A TURD BUT YOU CAN DIP IT IN GLITTER, AND THATS KINDA THE SAME THING!”
The wonderful Katie Dee from Vixen Inc. is our cosmetic tattooing and semi permanent treatment lady of magic. Formerly a paramedic, she brings years of medical experience to the team and offers eyebrow tattooing, lip tattooing, eyeliner, beauty spots and areola tattooing along with eyelash extensions and LOTS of glittery goodness.
Likes: Good eyebrows, sparkles, being a mama and earl grey tea.
Favourite piercing: Microdermals (because everyone needs more sparkles)
Favourite Mod: I love my pointy ears, and I love doing eyebrows!
“IF IN DOUBT, BLACK IT OUT”
Kris has been tattooing since 2005 in Edinburgh and has tattooed in Manchester since 2011. Kris specialises in black work, dotwork and geometric tattoos (essentially anything that messes with your brain when you look at it!) but can turn his hand to most things and guarantees you’ll have a great time and a laugh throughout.
Likes: Metal music and Vikings (the programme, not the big hairy men…)
Christina has been in the industry since 2010 and is a real all round fabulous tattooist but particularly enjoys fun colourful work and animal tattoos.
Likes: Her doggie! All animals, music (especially the Offspring), Zelda, and Cheese (obviously)…