About Modify

Modify Piercing and Tattoo is owned and operated by artist James Lyon. He has been tattooing for over 14 years and loves the art with a passion. Every piece of art that he creates stems from the projection of the imagination of the customer. James breathes life into his customer’s ideas to create stunning pieces. He is especially interested in portrait tattoos and realism but is by no means limited by this.

Our tattoo and piercing studio is located in the heart of Manukau. It is a community-orientated studio with an open door policy. Health and safety is paramount to our practices. Our artists handle your tattoo and piercing needs with gentle hands coupled with state-of-the-art hygiene procedures.

We do all types of body piercings. If you have an idea simply contact our experienced team and we will be able to let you know if it is possible. To give you an idea of the in-house skill level, we can do dermal anchors, clean and fast, in under one minute. • Dermal anchors • Nose ring • Belly button bar or ring • Tongue rings • Eyebrow ring • Prince Albert / genital piercing
Give us a photo of anything and we can bring it to life on your body in black and grey or in color. We also have an extensive list of tattoo designs from the most popular themes. Our fearless leader James has developed photoshop-speed painting and tattooing which is poised to transform the way tattoos are approached. • Tattoos for men • Tattoos for women • Maori tattoo designs • Dragon Tattoo • Celtic Tattoo • Koi Tattoo • Stars Tattoo • Angel Tattoo • Skull Tattoo • Butterfly Tattoo • Wings Tattoo • Lettering Tattoos • Custom Tattoo

Whether you are covered in tattoos or are just looking to dip your toe into the world of body art, you are more than welcome to give us a call and explore your options with a free 15 minute consultation.


Fill in your details and we’ll get back to you to have a chat about your needs