Tatty Stick llc

Location: Essex, IL
Website: Www.tattystick.com

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Company Description

Your Body - Your Ink - Your Stick

Michelle Axium, CEO of Tatty Stick, is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with more than 15 years of experience in both Emergency Medicine and Family Practice. Passionate to share her knowledge of tattoo care, Michelle is inspired by the dedicated tattoo artists she meets throughout the country, appreciating their incredible talent, and working with them to grow as a community of amazing individuals.


Michelle created the Tatty Stick brand in 2018 following extensive research on tattoo healing.  Her work began when she took her son for his first tattoo on his 18th birthday. Michelle was surprised at the lack of post-care options and remembered using lotion on her own tattoos years earlier.  Now, as a nurse practitioner with years of experience in wound healing, she knew there was a better way to heal tattoos.

As the creator of the Axiomm line of skincare products, Michelle had already created products for cuts, burns, and abrasions. Through extensive research, Michelle formulated the Tatty Stick to ensure all ingredients were tattoo safe and would not cause fading. In fact, her son Joey refers to himself as “Patient Zero” because he was the first to test the Tatty Stick formula. Michelle believes nature has a lot to offer in tattoo healing, hence the tagline "Made from nature because you are too!"