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About Becky D

Pronouns: They/Them


CBC News Radio One: "How getting a tattoo helped a 25-year-old heal from the trauma of self-harm scars"


Emme Reynold's "Second Puberty" podcast: Appearance by Becky D discussing trauma-informed tattooing


CBC National News: "Pain into Art: Covering Self Harm Scars with Tattooing"

Jenna Legge for the Capital Current: "Scar Cover-Ups: Tackling Trauma with Tattoos"

Becky D is a loud and proud queer trans tattoo and visual artist working in Ottawa and across Canada since January 2017. They are the owner of In Bloom Tattoo Collective in downtown Ottawa, Canada which they opened to the public in January 2023.


Known for their brightly-coloured neotraditional tattooing, their specialties are precise and detailed linework, bold colour, and freehand work. Becky also specializes in the covering of scarring of all kinds including surgery, self harm, and accident. Cover-ups are another central focus of Becky's service.


Becky prides themself on their warm bedside manner and is an excellent choice for clients getting their first or hundredth tattoo. They are proud to make their service fiercely feminist, body positive, and queer positive. All bodies, all skin tones welcomed.

All new requests should be forwarded through the new tattoo request form. General inquiries can be directed to

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