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Best Cosmetic Tattooist in Melbourne

Featured in Vogue & Urban List

CTM offers one of the best cosmetic tattooing services in Melbourne. Specialising in creating beautifully natural tattooed lips, brows and eyeliner, our focus is always on offering clients a natural-looking solution to suit their lifestyle needs and physical challenges.

Above all, CTM recognises each client is an individual with specific tastes and visions. With years of training and innovative techniques, cosmetic tattooing can look so natural that no one knows that you have a tattoo. Shelley, CTM’s owner, works hard to listen to her clients’ needs rather than offering a “one size fits all” solution. Her biggest daily reward is making a long-term difference in people’s lives and witnessing her clients’ inner and outer transformation and renewed self-confidence.



Owner & Principal Cosmetic Tattooist

Shelley is Melbourne top cosmetic tattooist with 15 years in the beauty industry and extensive training in cosmetic tattooing. She regularly attends Advanced Master Classes with renowned artist to keep up with new developments, techniques and trends. Shelley only uses the best pigments and has the highest clinical standards for health and safety, ensuring the safest environment for your procedure.



Tattooist & Beauty Therapist

Kirra is a qualified Beauty Therapist since 2015. Kirra enrolled in the CTM training academy. Being with CTM for 6 months now, she continues to grow as a tattooist by undergoing continual training with Shelley. She absolutely loves the industry and making her clients feel nothing but beautiful inside and out. She will be your #1 for Henna, Extensions, Removal, Threading and Tinting.



Dermal therapist & Tattooist

Sanaz is a Diploma qualified Dermal Therapist with over 10 years’ experience. She has gained extensive knowledge working at several skin clinics specializing in laser, IPL, skin needling, microdermabrasion & Peels. She will help you achieve optimal results and help you glow!



Salon Manager

Fleur is an amazing asset to CTM and helped create the salon atmosphere. She is the salon manager and Shelley's right-hand man. Fleur will assist with any question pertaining to your appointment and is the person to see for detailed quotes for Plasma. She help coordinate all bookings and keeps all of us sane! She is also about to undergo training for SMP.


One of Melbourne’s top cosmetic tattooing training academies, Shelley teaches only the latest techniques to help give beginners or existing cosmetic tattooists the opportunity to succeed in their skill set. Teaching intimate classes, the student will receive the highest level of training. With Shelley’s true compassion for only giving her student the best, it is her mission that every student excels and feels comfortable with their new founded career. Ongoing mentoring and apprenticeship positions are available.