Why Ear Piercings Can Never Go Out of Style

Whenever we think of piercings, the first ones that come to our mind are ‘ear piercings’. This easily makes them the most common place, but despite that, these are the most sought after piercings. Almost everyone’s initiation into the world of piercings is done through ear piercings. This is one fashion statement that will never, ever go out of style.

Ear piercings are probably one of the oldest forms of body modification. These have stood the test of time! Also, there is so much more to ear piercings than simple lobe piercings. Most definitely, ear piercings can never go out of style! Let’s see why: Continue reading

Body Jewelry and Men – It’s No Longer A Woman’s World!

Jewelry is for women and women alone, at least according to beliefs which were prevalent some decades back. Things are different now. Contemporary men have ushered in the new age and are proud of their body piercings and jewelry. Men now flaunt different jewelry pieces which adorn their many piercings. Body jewelry and piercings are no longer a woman’s world!

Cock Lock Intruder

Ear piercings are the most common, even when it comes to men. With so many different styles and jewelry pieces to choose from, it is no wonder that there are so many men out there sporting all kinds of ear piercings and body jewelry.

Male body piercings have now progressed much beyond just the earlobes. It is not uncommon to see men with their nose pierced in several places, with a stud or a ring making it definitely noticeable. Eyebrows, septum, lips, tongue, nipples, genitals, all are equally pierced by man and women. While some piercings remain more common than others, trends are fast catching up. Navel piercings are probably the only ones which are seen much more on women than men (we do come across one or two males with navel studs though). Continue reading

Body Jewelry Trends Set by the Divas at the 2009 Oscars

Genuine Diamond – Bezel Cluster – Nostril Screw or NoseBone

Celebrities are definite trend setters, and there is no better way to know about the upcoming body jewelry trends than to keep an eye on what the stars are sporting. The Oscars have always been one high profile event where the bling is much more than anywhere else. Do we, then, need to look anywhere else to know what jewelry trends will rule this summer? Certainly not! Let’s look at some bling bling you absolutely must add to your collection this year. Continue reading

Popular Body Piercings and Their Healing Periods

What is the one thing that you really, really need to have if you are a piercing lover or considering getting one? Patience that’s what! There is no definite answer to how much the healing period is for you, but it is, in no way, a day or two. Different piercings have different healing time periods. While oral/facial piercings heal sooner, others take some time. It also depends on the piercee’s body and skin type and lifestyle.

The healing period is generally divided into two phases – Primary Healing and Full Healing. Full healing Continue reading

The 411 on Some Uncommon and Daring Body Piercings

No matter how popular or common piercings get, there are always some special ones which remain reserved for the daring few. And this does not apply men alone. Women are as much a part of the world of exotic piercings as men are. Here is a look at some of the most uncommon piercings. Only the most daring have the courage to get these and actually flaunt them.

Corset Piercing – A corset piercing is made up of a series of surface piercings on the back, which are done to imitate the appearance of the lacing on the back of a corset. Two rows of bilaterally symmetrical piercings are made. These can be composed of as few as four piercings (two on each side) to as many as the complete length of the back. Due to the difficulty and risks associated with permanently healing single surface piercings, most corset piercings are intended to be temporary in nature. Continue reading