*The body art specialist conducts himself or herself in a professional manner, responds to customer needs and supports colleagues and associates in providing
quality customer service while following healthful standards.
*The body art specialist acts to advance the principal objective of the tattooing industry to provide services to clients with full respect for their overall well-being.
*The body art specialist practices healthful techniques founded upon theoretical knowledge and concepts, uses equipment and accessories consistent with the purpose for which they were designed and employs procedures and techniques
appropriately while adhering to local, state, and federal guidelines.
* The body art specialist assesses situations; exercises care, discretion and judgment; assumes responsibility for professional decisions; and acts in the best interest of the client.
*The body art specialist uses equipment and accessories, employs techniques and procedures, and performs services in accordance with an accepted standard of practice while demonstrating high levels of expertise.
*The body art specialist continually strives to improve knowledge and skills by participating in continuing education and professional activities, sharing knowledge with colleagues and investigating new aspects of professional practice.