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Please Click here to FULLY READ policies before contacting Also see FAQs, (frequently asked questions).  This allows us to work uninterrupted on projects and one - on - one with clients.  Inquiries answered by end of day.


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 with sessions as soon as every 3-5 weeks!


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.  We also welcome Amber to our team as our new piercer!  We are growing, scroll down for bios and more info including job opportunity and apprenticeship!  We are by appointment only basis.  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.

Financing available!

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 / Co-Owner

Tattooing since 1999. Served in the Marine Corps.  Gulf War Veteran.  Published author.  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.

ANNOUNCEMENT:  "Dr. Flesh Your Skin is Mine" by David Guldin is now available through Amazon!



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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Amber Eberly, CNA

Piercer Apprentice / Certified Nursing Assistant

Amber received her Certified Nursing Assistant training and certification in 2018 through the PA Department of Health at Cedarbrook.  Her medical training background is an invaluable added asset to have when offering piercings.  She joined our studio early 2022 and continues building piercings portfolio.  She is great at putting everyone at ease and very good at working on infants and kids with great patience.

CNA.  CPR, Bloodborne Pathogens and First Aid trained and certified.  List of piercings offered here.

Holding Hands


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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!   Contact us! More info click here.



—  David and Emily Guldin, owners and artists


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

***Job openings available, scroll down page...please apply online and not in person!  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, we are directly across from Ace Hardware and located 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

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Community Relations

philanthropy donations

1st Annual Lower Macungie Tree lighting event.  Donation on behalf of our studio after 6 years of business in Lower Macungie Twp.

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DR. FLESH Your Skin is Mine

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Looking for a change of environment?

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Looking for motivated, talented artist interested in making a career out of tattooing!

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