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COVID-19 Protocal

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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 in 2018 to include more services in paramedical and cosmetic tattooing!  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!


While waiting for your appointment, enjoy views of our 220 gallon custom built-in wall aquarium, as well as gorgeous views of the ever changing Lehigh Valley weather through our huge storefront windows.   All rooms enclosed for privacy of clients and equipped with top of the line room sterilization.  Mom and pop shop run exclusively by 2 artists.  Appointment only basis. Scroll down page for pricing.  Any questions, also view our FAQs and SHOP POLICIES 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.

IMPORTANT!  Read SHOP POLICIES before contacting!


piercings we offer


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.


David Guldin

Tattoo Artist / Paramedical Tattoo Artist / Piercer / Co-Owner

Tattooing since 1999. Served in the Marine Corps.  Gulf War Veteran.  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, portraits and large pieces are just a fraction of what he can do!  Former caricature and comics artist for the PA Army National Guard.  Also certified in 3D Areola Reconstruction tattooing.  CPR, Bloodborne Pathogens and First Aid trained and certified.



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!

Emily Guldin

Microneedling / Phiion / Microblading / PhiRemoval / Scheduling / Co-Owner

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.



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!


tattoos& Aesthetics LLC

***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