A Dose Of Ink is Oakland's #1 Full Service, Microblading and Permanent Cosmetics Studio, offering the most extensive range of advanced techniques in the East Bay.

*Established in 2018*

Expert Microblading,

Cosmetic,Corrective and ParaMedical Tattoo Specialist

*16-Times Certified, Professional, Experienced, with a Background in the Medical/Healthcare Field*

Permanent Cosmetics, also known as Micropigmentation, is a form of cosmetic tattooing used to enhance facial features. Cosmetic tattooing is revolutionizing the traditional world of makeup. Along with Permanent Cosmetics, Paramedical tattooing is allowing men and woman to feel more confident. We also offer Expert Microblading, Phibrows Tecnique, which is an advanced eyebrow technique that uses a hand tool to simulate the look of beautiful, hyper-realistic hair strokes.

Permanent Cosmetics allows busy people to look their best at all times, enhancing one's natural beauty and accentuating areas that may have been, at one time or another, a mental and physical burden. When applied by a skilled professional, Permanent Cosmetics and Microblading can boost your self-esteem as well as simplify your life.

A Dose Of Ink is the longest-established Permanent Cosmetics Studio in Oakland. You can find our ultra-modern, private studio located in a lovely courtyard along beautiful Piedmont Avenue. Our mission is to provide clients with unparalleled aesthetic artistry that is undetected to the human eye, and to help those in need of Paramedical Tattooing to regain confidence that was lost by unforeseen circumstances. our goal is to empower and inspire self esteem in all of our clients. Kathryn is trained and certified in Microblading by the world-renowned PhiAcademy and Beauty Angels Academy. Dedicated to remaining skilled and up-to-date on the latest techniques, trends and procedures, Kathryn holds 16 certifications. A Dose Of Ink offers the most extensive list of elite services in the East Bay. Having a professional backround in healthcare has helped to ensure the highest level of cleaning and disinfecting protocols are implemented. By prioritizing the health and safety of all who enter the studio, it is of critical importance that we offer a clean and healthy environment. We practice safety and hygiene by using all disposable products and executing continuous disinfection daily of work stations. A Dose Of Ink offers an unparalleled experience. All treatments are performed in a quiet, private suite, ensuring the client's safety and confidentiality at all times.

In 2018, A Dose Of Ink was voted Oakland's Freshest New Business by Hoodline!


Specializing in Expert Microblading along with ParaMedical and Aesthetic Permanent Cosmetics, Kathryn holds multiple cerifications in many complex procedures.

A Dose Of Ink offers services such as:

Eyebrow Microblading (Phibrows Technique)

Powder Ombré Eyebrows

Combination/Hybrid Brows (Microblading with Shading)

Nano Brows (Machine Hair Strokes)

Permanent Eyeliner/Lash Enhancement

Scalp Micropigmentation

Areola Restoration

Emergency PMU Tattoo Removal

Tattoo Pigment Removal/Lightening

Beauty Mark

Lip Blush


Established in 2018. A Dose Of Ink is located in a beautiful, modern studio on Piedmont Avenue in Oakland, California.
I am fully licensed and insured, and Basic Life Support, CPR, and Bloodborne Pathogen Safety Certified.


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