Many Years in  row....

Headlight Tattoo is a New Jersey Corporation which was established in 1995 and is owned by Harry and Linda Ake. Harry Ake is a World Class Tattoo Artist, Mentor, and Friend to many in the Tattoo Industry. In addition he is an accomplished Body Piercer and business owner. 

Headlight 1 is the original location and is a nostalgic and significant part of South Jersey history.

1086 N. Delsea Dr.

Westville, NJ 08093


Hours: vary from day to day . Closed Mondays and Sundays


Karina Valentin, Tessa Sherman ( Apprentice) Harry Ake 


Headlight 2 was opened in 2006, and is a comfortable studio near the Deptford Mall.

1406 Clements Bridge Rd.

Deptford, NJ 08096


Hours: Monday 11-7, Tuesday 11-6, Wednesday 11-7, Thursday 11-7, Friday 11-8, Saturday 11-8, Sunday Closed

Artists:  Vanessa Bradley, Dakota Herman

  Jill McDevitt (Apprentice) Tessa Sherman (Apprentice)


We are closed on New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve at 5, and Christmas Day.

Both shops work mainly by appointment. Click here to make an appointment .


Appointments must be set up in person with a consultation and a $50 deposit which goes towards the price of the tattoo. Tattoo hourly rates are $100-150 /hr+tax, depending on the artist, level of expertise involved, and the area of the body . Feel free to email with any questions, or you can email the individual artists through the contact page or their artist page.

You must be at least 18 for any tattoos, or 16 with a parent/legal guardian and proper identification for the parents and child.

We are currently offering Body Piercing Services Mainly by Appointment. Please read the information on the front of the Website under

" Make an Appointment"  for information.   We offer basic piercing services such as nostril, navel, eyebrow, tragus, and nipples, as well as various parts of the ear. Lip and  Tongue piercings by Harry . Female nipple piercings (18+ only) are done by female piercers only.  We do not practice genital piercing, surface piercings, or microdermal piercings. You must be at least 18 for any piercings, or 13 with a parent/guardian and proper identification for the parents and child.
We use sterile instruments, practice aseptic technique, and use one-time use disposable sterile body piercing needles. All of our piercers are accomplished and highly skilled. We welcome any questions about procedures and provide written follow up care instructions and free aftercare products for most piercings.  We also are available to provide follow up support if needed.

HEADLIGHT #1  856-848-8223
  1086 Delsea Drive
Westville Grove/Deptford,
NJ 08093

HEADLIGHT #2    856-848-6223
  1406 Clements Bridge Road ,      DEPTFORD, NJ