Welcome to the for Suburban 171's co website for Wasted Youth Tattoo / PMA Piercing & Fine Jewelry . Located at 1335 Lakeside Dr. #1 Romeoville, IL 60446. We have been updating this site regularly and it will continue to grow in the coming months. Our official GRAND OPENING was June 25, 2011 after spending just about the last 5 years in Lockport.

171’s Wasted Youth Tattoo & PMA Piercing is here to provide the best body mod services and art Illinois has to offer. We do custom tattooing & expert professional body piercing. Our state of the art studio is on the cutting edge for appearance, accessibility, and sanitation. We pride our selves in being the cleanest studio around. Our artists are trained in Bloodborne Pathogen, Principles of Infection Control, 1st aid, Cpr and Aed.

Our studio well exceeds the minimum health standards set by the State of Illinois, APP and APT. We practice aseptic technique and use all standard precautions in our procedures. The studio has a modern processing facility and collects documentation for all pre sterilized items.

Wasted Youth Tattoo is fully disposable (single use needles, tubes, inks, barriers, No reused wash bottles here), and uses new barriers and drapes on all stationary items. The artists at Wasted Youth work really hard to give you a clean safe tattoo, that you will want to show off for years. Our artists are not filled with pretentious attitude, instead they enjoy working with you to create a one of a kind piece of art that both of you can be proud of.

PMA Piercing practices traditional and free hand piercing techniques, utilizes Statim autoclaves to sterilize your jewelry and set up in the room with you there. We only Pierce using high grade, fine body jewelry in only implant grade materials (primarily Titanium), that meet APP standards in materials and are Internally threaded or thread-less . The availability of in house anodizing for all Titanium jewelry gives you almost endless possibilities of colors and patterns. Our Piercers are 2nd to none for knowledge and bed side manor, rest assured that you will be in safe hands here.

Stop in today for a consult or to make an appointment.
Our show room hours are 3-8pm everyday with extended hours by appointment.

Contact us at 630-312-8151 or info@suburban171.com



It's almost spring time here in Chicago-land, and this past winters ideas are starting to be fulfilled. For us it's starting off with getting closer to the opening of our Wasted Youth Tattoo studio in Lockport and with our piercers Gregory Charles (PBS) and Brandon Clancy submitting their applications and video to join the APP. With these changes our parent company Suburban 171, inc. has decided to grow with it, and is happy to announce PMA Piercing & Fine Jewelry. This is the rebranding of our… Read more

Happy 2014!!!! 

  We hope all of you had a great holiday season and that 2014 (other then the snow) is treating you well. This snow has pushed us a little bit behind as we start the new year but we are still rocking away with excitement for some of what we have planned for '014.

In the next few months we will have the Lockport location open and rocking. Yes that's right if you didn't know, good 'ol 171 is going back to our roots and opening a 2nd studio back in Lockport. It was a sad day for us at just under 5 years of
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We have a few great things to tell all of you, 1st we would like to welcome Brandon and Curtis to the staff. We know they have been here for a few months but we never got this site updated. We also just got their pages on the site going so check them out here. .

Now for the BIG news…. We are coming back to Lockport!!!! After being gone for about 2 years we are returning and opening our 2nd location back in the town that we originally opened in. The shop will be at 1508 S. Archer Ave… Read more