Kelsey closes the shop for an outing on the river to ease the tension between her employees, but it goes awry when Liz wonders why she came to Missouri and an angry Nikki confronts her boss. Meanwhile, a client struggles to get through a face tattoo.
A new artist at Ink Ink gets the cold shoulder from Megan and Nikki, who is flabbergasted when one of her clients is blatantly poached. Meanwhile, Kelsey has her hands full with shop morale and caring for her father.
A grandma wants a tattoo of roses on her derrière that's time sensitive; a tiger-attack survivor hopes a tattoo can help him get over his ordeal; Nikki goes on a picnic date; Kelsey makes a surprising decision about the shop.
An all-female team of tattoo artists cater to a diverse slate of clients in Springfield, Mo., in this reality series, which begins with a man wanting a below-the-belt tattoo and another whose body hair requires a call to the local waxing salon. Also: The staff have an animated girls' night out.