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Brookside Tattoos & Aesthetics LLC

Formerly known as Dave's House of Pain LLC, which was voted best tattoo and piercing 2015, 2016 and 2017 in the Lehigh Valley!  We rebranded a few years ago to offer more services with our tattoos and piercings in the ever growing paramedical and cosmetic tattoo field!  Located in the Waterside Shoppes of Breinigsville, PA; Brookside Tattoos & Aesthetics LLC offers a multitude of Tattoo & Aesthetic skincare services of custom tattoos, piercings, tattoo removal, areola reconstruction tattoo, microblading, microneedling, phiion & more!  View our youtube channel here

We are the first tattoo shop in the valley to offer PhiRemoval, the newest, safest non laser, non surgical tattoo removal technique on the market that removes all inks!  Removals done exclusively by a highly skilled certified technician in shop!  We also offer 2 special European techniques that can reduce scars for better ink retention, reduce wrinkles, acne scarring, tighten skin and reduce stretch marks!  All which is also a form of body mod in the tattoo and beauty industry! 


Clean, doctor's office style environment, all rooms enclosed for privacy of clients.  Mom and pop shop run exclusively by 2 artists.  Appointment only basis. Scroll down page for pricing.  Any questions, also view our FAQs page.

We're the only shop in the Lehigh Valley outside of New York City to offer so many services in one place!

By Appointment Only,  NO HOURS.

Contact us here!

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Custom Tattoos, Cover ups, Portraits, Realism, Watercolor, Lettering and more!  The sky's the limit!

3D nipple Tattoo

Created with a unique combination of light and shadow contrasts that make an incredible 3D effect.


Tattoo Artist. 3D Areola Tattoo Artist. Piercer

With a lifetime of being an artist; along with 20 years of experience tattooing and piercing; David Guldin brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to every tattoo, no matter how small or large.  Acquired his Bachelor of Science in Media Arts & Animation in 2006.  Studied anatomy, life drawing, and various art styles to become a very well rounded artist.  Cover ups, realism and portraits are just a fraction of what he can do. . . the sky is the limit!  Dave also holds a professional certification in 3D Areola Reconstruction tattooing for post-mastectomy reconstruction, aesthetic restoration and scar reduction for those who need it.  He has worked on various freelance and contract jobs.  From caricatures to comics, to t-shirt designs and truck wraps for the Army National Guard; and his tattoo and piercing experience; he is well rounded and knowledgeable in many areas of art for your tattoo or piercing needs!  CPR, Bloodborne Pathogens and First Aid trained and certified. Click through our website menu for pictures of tattoos and piercings Dave has done. 



Treats stretch marks,wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, acne scars and more! Results as soon as 24 hours!


Semi-Permanent makeup, individual eyebrow hair strokes tattooing

Tattoo Removal

Non surgical, non laser.  Removes ALL inks!  Faster healing

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Amazing non-invasive form of body mod, zaps wrinkles, skin tags, creates eyelid lifts, tightens skin, shrinks gauged ears.  Faster healing!

Microblading Artist. Tattoo Removal. Microneedling. Phi-Ion skin tightening & restorations/removals. Scheduling.

Emily acquired her Bachelor of Science in Media Arts & Animation with David Guldin.  Studied anatomy and life drawing, and a lifelong artist.  3 published children's books.  Professionally certified in Microblading in 2017 through the prestigious PhiAcademy.  She holds multiple certifications in aesthetic techniques and continues her education.  Traveled to New York City to be trained by the best in PhiRemoval technique, we now offer one of the newest forms of successful non-laser tattoo removal on the market!  Emily also holds a professional certification in PhiLings, a combination of European skin care techniques of Phi-Ion and Microneedling, which repair and rejuvenate the skin and more! These two skin care techniques reduce acne scars, surgical scarring, burns, wrinkles, including removals of skin tags and age spots and more!  Emily also does all scheduling for the shop.

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We're one of the only shops in the Lehigh Valley professionally certified in 3 areas of the breast cancer reconstruction process!  We offer

1. 3D areola tattoo reconstruction

2. Non laser tattoo removal of your radiation marker

3. Scar reduction/removal with microneedling and plasma pen to help aid in better ink retention and reduced scar appearance!  Know a family member or friend that battled breast cancer and in need of these services? We have the information for how to submit a claim to your insurance for reimbursement if you come to us! We're just a text/call away @ 484-894-8194!  Know someone interested in being a model for portfolio? Contact us! More info click here.




—  David and Emily Guldin, owners and artists

CLIENTS UNDER 18 must have parent present during appointment!


Pa. Cons. Stat. tit.18 §6311  Tattooing and Body Piercing of a Minor - It is unlawful to provide tattoo or body piercing services to anyone under age 18 without the consent of the parent or guardian who is present at the time of the procedure.

court document required + above listed IDs.


See also shop policies for id requirements here.



Texts welcome for specific designs!  Please view our SHOP POLICIES for all info before contacting.  We cannot  accommodate walk ins for tattoos or piercings.  SHOP MINIMUM $100 for tattoos per person.
When Texting/Inquiring, Please:
  • Give short description of where @

  • size in inches roughly

  • attach picture reference, no more than 3!

  • what style writing, if any? examples @

  • Long texts or missing info will require consult appt set up!


See FAQs page for frequently asked questions. 

*If under the age of 18, no texts, parent must call.  See Shop Policies here.

*Texts/Calls Welcome tuesday through saturday for pricing/appts!


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***We currently do not offer apprenticeships.  Thanks for looking!***

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1044 Trexlertown Rd, Breinigsville, PA 18031, Suite 105

WE'VE MOVED AS OF AUGUST 1, 2021!  Now located at the Waterside Shoppes with plenty of off street parking.  Minutes away from the Hamilton Crossings shopping mall, right off of route 100.  Wheelchair accessible!


“ I’ve been going to Dave and Emily for 8 years and have never been disappointed with their level of professionalism and work. I won’t go anywhere else."

JULIA M. - google

“Took my 5 year old to get her ears pierced tonight!  A wonderful experience.  Dave was great with her and Emily made the experience enjoyable!!"

JULI S. - facebook

"Best decision I ever made in my life.  You did an awesome job!!!  I get compliments on my eyebrows all the time and when I tell them they aren't real.  That they are microbladed they are shocked and don't believe me.  Thank you Emily!. . ."

ALYSSA - instagram