About Rough Sands

Rough Sands is a tattoo shop in Los Angeles, proudly serving you from our Melrose-Fairfax location since 2020. Our shop may be unassuming on the outside, but we are home to some of the most talented artists you’ll find in LA (or really anywhere.)

We are purveyors of the highest quality tattoos you can get these days, alongside the most thorough health and safety standards in the industry. You should expect the best out of your tattoo shop and we provide exactly that. Everything from mock-ups to aftercare gets handled with professionalism and purpose.

With significant experience in a wide range of tattoo styles, we have an artist to match your needs. We’re passionate about building on your ideas and bringing them to life. We believe in thorough communication – you’ll get exactly what you want from people who specialize in what you love. You’ll notice this from the minute you book an appointment on our website. We care about the details.


If you’re ready to learn more and take the first step, schedule a consultation with us. We’d love to meet you!