Health & Safety Code Section 146.001
(1)“Body piercing” means the creation of an opening in an individual’s body, other than in an individual’s earlobe, to insert jewelry or another decoration.
(1-a)“Body piercer” means a person who performs body piercing.
(2)“Body piercing studio” means a facility in which body piercing is performed.
(3)“Tattoo” means the practice of producing an indelible mark or figure on the human body by scarring or inserting a pigment under the skin using needles, scalpels, or other related equipment. The term includes the application of permanent cosmetics.
(4)“Tattooist” means a person who performs tattooing.
(5)“Tattoo studio” means an establishment or facility in which tattooing is performed.
(6)“Temporary location” means a fixed location at which an individual operator performs tattooing or body piercing for a specified period of not more than seven days in conjunction with a single event or celebration, where the primary function of the event or celebration is tattooing or body piercing.
Section 146.001 — Definitions,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.146.htm#146.001 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).