Kids Ear Piercing: Stores, Salons, Pediatricians, and Tattoo Parlors That Pierce Ears

Resources for Families

As a mom with a young daughter at home, I am anticipating the special day when she asks me if she can get her ears pierced. When that day happens, I want to know all of my options to make that moment for her perfect in every way. Parents want places that they can trust can help them with such a milestone for their little one.

There’s no shortage of choices when it comes to ear piercings — options range from jewelry stores, salons, pediatricians, and tattoo parlors in the Chicagoland suburbs. Please remember to call ahead to confirm specifics and schedule your appointment. Then, get ready for lots of cute earring shopping to commemorate this milestone!


1010 Curtiss Street
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 442-7266

Offers kids ear piercing for all ages, including infants.

Express Med Spa

320 W. Burlington Avenue
La Grange, IL 60525

Offers ear piercing for ages 6 months old and up with a sterile single use cartridge.


Locations in Aurora, Bolingbrook, Bloomingdale, Burr Ridge, Lombard, Oak Brook, Oswego, Schaumburg and Wheaton

Free piercing with the purchase of a starter kit (priced from $38.99 onwards).

Merle Normal Cosmetics

Locations in Aurora, Elmhurst, Wheaton, and more

Offers ear piercing for kids ages 5 and up

Banter By Piercing Pagoda

Locations in Lombard, Chicago Ridge, Rosemont, Schaumburg and more.

Offering free ear piercing for infants ages 2 months and up with in-store purchase of piercing earrings.


Locations in Lombard, Chicago Ridge, Orland Park, Rosemont, and Schaumburg

No reservations needed; walk-ins welcome. Piercing is free with purchase of Studex or Medisept earrings in-store.

Kay Jewelers

Kay Jewelers Stratford Square Shopping Center
616 Stratford Square
Bloomingdale, IL 60108
(630) 893-9464

Kay Jewelers Kendall Marketplace
905 Erica Ln.
Yorkville, IL 60560
(630) 553-1654

Kay Jewelers The Promenade Bolingbrook
641 E Boughton Rd.
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
(630) 783-9459

Kay Jewelers Outlet Chicago Premium Outlets
1650 Prem. Outlets Blvd. Space 1139
Aurora, IL 60502
(630) 499-1822

The above Kay Jewelers locations in Chicagoland offer ear piercing for ages 8 weeks and up. Parent/guardian must be present for anyone under the age of 18. Online form is available on their website to schedule a piercing session.


748 Orland Square
Orland Park, IL, 60462
(798) 226-0059

5 Woodfield Mall SPC D204
Schaumburg, IL 60173
(847) 330-1066

Claire’s also operates under the brand name ICING, geared towards older children and teenagers. Babies three months and up are welcome at their locations.

Cheryl’s Total Look

15 S Cass #4
Westmont, IL 60559
(630) 323-7488

Piercings for babies aged 3 months and up. Be sure to call to make an appointment.


435 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago IL, 60611
(347) 835-4289

Experiential retail space in the Tribune Tower next to the Museum of Ice Cream offering ear piercing by registered nurses.

Hinsdale Pediatrics

911 N Elm St. Suite 215
Hinsdale, IL 60521
(630) 323-0890

Ear piercing services are offered from 6 months and up. No walk-ins allowed; call to set up an appointment.

Ayuste Pediatrics

4121 Fairview Ave #100,
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 971-8881

Provides ear piercing services to current patients in their practice only.

Bolingbrook Pediatrics

550 E Boughton Rd #110
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
(630) 755-5437

Provides ear piercing services for ages 3 months and up.

Medical Ear Piercing Clinics

15614 S Harlem Ave,
Orland Park, IL 60462

1952 McDowell Road, Suite 106
Naperville, IL 60563

All piercings are done by licensed nurses and start from $125. Options include piercings with numbing creams from $150.

DuPage Medical Clinic

621 Plainfield Rd Suite 107,
Willowbrook, IL 60527
(630) 323-2414

Small clinic with no website. Ear piercing services are offered for babies and children ages 3 months and up.

Alzein Pediatrics

6700 W 95th St #250,
Oak Lawn, IL 60453, USA

5540 W 111th St,
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
(708) 424-7600

Both locations in Oak Lawn provide ear piercing services for ages 3 months and up.

All Star Pediatrics

6410 Joliet Road, Unit 3
Countryside, IL 60525
(708) 352-4448

Ear piercing are offered for infants age 3 months to 10 months and for children 5 years of age and older. They practice the Blomdahl Medical Ear Piercing System which is available only to physicians. Refer to their detailed ear piercing page for more details.

Downers Grove Tattoo Co.

615 Ogden Avenue
Downers Grove, IL
(630) 960-1409
(331) 645-4590 (Jessica)

Ear piercing for children 5+ and above are offered by appointment Saturdays through Mondays. Text Jessica to set up an appointment. Parent needs to be present with photo ID and a birth certificate.

Divine Ink

7315 Lemont Rd Suite 127,
Downers Grove, IL 60516
(708) 205-0575

Offers ear piercing to kids, but at time of inquiry, they were fully booked so be sure to call to make an appointment or drop them a Facebook message.

New Hope Tattoo

1300 S Main St Unit J
Lombard, IL 60148
(630) 376-6587

Parents and guardians have to be present for minors under the age of 18. Ear lobe piercings are $90 as advertised on their website.

Tomato Tattoo

1205 Maple Ave
Lisle, IL 60532
(630) 241-0669

Provides ear piercing for ages 10 and up. Call for appointment.

Skin Gallery Tattooing and Body Piercing

1402 Ogden Ave
Downers Grove, IL 
(630) 493-1199

Strictly by appointments only. Ear piercing for kids 13+ on an appointment. They accept pre-appointment questions at

A Thin Line Tattoo

12337 Rt 59 #111
Plainfield, IL 60585

9 E Wilson St
Batavia, IL

A Thin Line Tattoo does piercings for children. View their Facebook page for more information and be sure to book an appointment because they are not open daily.

Luxe Piercing Boutique

7439 Madison St
Forest Park, IL
(708) 689-0348

Appointment only. Earlobe piercing services starting at $65 for ages 8-11. Children’s earlobe piercings take place only on Fridays and select Saturday hours.

Color Theory Tattoo

1047 E St Charles Rd,
Lombard, IL 60148
(630) 785-3666

Only for ages 12 and up. A parent/guardian must be present for piercing sessions for children aged between 12-17. Walk-ins are accepted.

Angels Body Piercing

270 W North Ave Ste 34,
Villa Park, IL 60181

Baby/kids ear piercings starts at $220. They will do check ins as often as needed until your child’s piercing is fully healed.

Constable Tattoo Parlor

16122 Route 59
Plainfield, IL
(815) 254-6601

Offers ear piercing for infants ages 6 months and up with parent identification and child’s birth certificate. $40 per ear for children from 6 months to 12 years; $35 per ear for kids ages 13+.

Atmosphere Tattoo Gallery

Locations in Schaumburg, Franklin Park and Roselle.

Piercings stat at 6 years of age and older. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are encouraged.

Bead World Inc

7. N Bothwell St.
Palatine, IL 60067
(847) 776-2323

Ear piercings are offered for children under 18. Appointments are required for piercings.

Klas Piercing and Tattoo

38 Terry Drive
Sugar Grove, IL 60554
(630) 962-8072

This parlor came recommended in various mom Facebook groups. Ear piercings are offered for ages 4 and up. Be sure to call for an appointment.

Skynn Piercing PMU Tattoo

909 Oak St.
North Aurora, IL 60542
(331) 274-5749

Ear piercings are offered for ages 4 and up. Make an appointment online on their website before visiting.

The Piercery

19w330 W Lake Street
Addison, IL 60101
(630) 815-5781

Ear lobe piercing is offered for children ages 8 and up.

Interested in ear piercing after-care? Check out this article. And, for more helpful guides, check out our full list of resources for families!

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  • I have to say going anywhere that uses a gun is a bad idea. Unsanitary. Always go with a tattoo/piercing place.


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