Where to Take Kids for Ear Piercing Near Here

My daughter became quite obsessed with the idea of getting her ears pierced at the age of nine, and quickly got her older sister on board with the hope of doing it together. The only ones left to get on board were her dad and me! This rite of passage for many is commonly paired with feelings of excitement and apprehension for the kids and parents alike. In an effort to make your child’s experience go as smoothly as possible, we’ve researched stores, salons, and tattoo shops offering ear piercing for kids in Chicago’s western 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!

Kid-Friendly Ear Piercing Spots in Chicago’s West Suburbs

Claire’s Stores
Aurora, Bloomingdale, Burr Ridge, Lombard, Oak Brook, Oswego
Free piercing with the purchase of a starter kit (priced from $30).

Merle Norman Cosmetic Studios
Aurora, Elmhurst, Geneva, Wheaton
Offers ear piercing for kids ages 6 and up

Piercing Pagoda
North Riverside, Lombard
Offering free ear piercing for infants ages 2 months and up with in-store purchase of piercing earrings.

Downers Grove Tattoo Co.
615 Ogden Avenue
Downers Grove, IL
(630) 960-1409
Ear piercing available Fridays – Mondays.

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Skin Gallery Tattooing and Body Piercing
1402 Ogden Ave
Downers Grove, IL 
(630) 493-1199
Ear piercing for children 6 to 13 on an appointment-only basis that includes a consultation.

Luxe Piercing Boutique
7439 Madison St
Forest Park, IL
(708) 689-0348
Offers earlobe piercing services for children 6 and up. Kids under 8 years old are required to do a consultation beforehand.

The Constable Tattoo Parlor
16122 IL-59
Plainfield, IL
(815) 254-6601
Offers ear piercing for infants ages 6 months and up with parent identification and child’s birth certificate. $35 per ear for kids up to age 8; $30 per ear for kids ages 8-13.

Old Traditions Piercing
184 N La Fox Street
South Elgin, IL 60177
(630) 883-0037
Offers ear piercing for children ages 7+.

For helpful information about ear piercing after-care, click here. And, for more helpful guides, check out our full list of resources for families!

About the Author

Jill Borkowicz
Jill is thrilled to be sharing her insight and knowledge of local fun on Kidlist! As an Oak Park native, Jill and her husband settled in La Grange Park in 2007 and couldn’t be happier with the community they call home. Raising two lovely daughters, ages 8 and 10, Jill is always on the lookout for cool things to do as a family. She is passionate about yummy food, an organized abode, creative entertaining, frugal finds, travel adventures, a healthy spirit, and overall family fun. Jill’s favorite wintertime activity with the fam? Ice skating followed by hot chocolate! Summertime family favorite? Long pool days with friends that end with a BBQ!

1 Comment on "Where to Take Kids for Ear Piercing Near Here"

  1. 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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