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6 Things to Keep in Mind before Getting Your First Body Piercing

Saturday, December 19, 2015 9:57:47 AM America/Chicago

There are several important things you need to think about before getting your first piercing. Make sure to take your time and think about each of them before you make your appointment. Read More
Posted in Body Piercing Articles By Russ Johnson

Common Piercings with Confusing or Unheard of Names

Thursday, November 19, 2015 6:58:11 PM America/Chicago

There are many common and popular piercings that have confusing, unusual or rare names. Sometimes, a certain piercing will be known under different names in different parts of the world. It’s also not unheard of to give piercings local names tied to a specific city or even a specific piercing studio. Read More
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7 Exotic Piercing Trends from Faraway Cultures

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 4:59:16 AM America/Chicago

There are many cultures around the world practicing piercings and other body modifications in a traditional ways. In fact, piercings are non-Western in origin: many of the body modifications popular in the West today come from traditional body modifications practiced around the world among specific tribal communities. Read More
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10 Fun Ways to Hide Your Piercings

Sunday, August 9, 2015 5:55:57 PM America/Chicago

Body piercings are great, but there are some situations in which you may wish to hide them. There are many creative ways to do it. Some of the most effective ways include retainers and hiders, but there are other effective and fun ways to hide your piercings. We present 10 methods to do it. Read More
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Why do People Like to Get Pierced in Pairs?

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 5:34:10 PM America/Chicago

Many piercers and studios have reported and interesting phenomenon: people who like to get pierced in pairs. While this is not a new thing, said trend is on the rise, probably because piercings are becoming more widespread and popular. With more people who wish to get pierced there are also more people who decide to do it together.

What’s behind this psychology?

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PA Piercing and Recommended Jewelry

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 9:16:33 AM America/Chicago

The good news is that PA jewelry is in many ways multi-functional, so you don’t have to go with any specialized Prince Albert jewelry pieces. This makes it much easier for you to get the best jewelry, regardless of the piercing size. Finding jewelry you like and that fits you is not a problem for people with PA piercing.

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PA Stretching Guide

Thursday, January 15, 2015 9:36:25 AM America/Chicago

PA Stretching It's possible to stretch your Prince Albert piercing just like any other. "Gauging" should be done with care and consideration. Read More
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Piercing Pain Level Chart

Monday, September 29, 2014 10:08:57 AM America/Chicago

“How much does it hurt” is one of the most common questions about any piercing. While some people consider it a bad thing to ask (we all love piercings and are ready to suffer for them, right?), this is actually a valid and valuable question. It has nothing to do with one’s bravery or readiness to have a specific piercing – it’s all about collecting all the needed information before you get your piercing done. The level of pain is one of the things you will probably want to know before you get your new piercing. This is a fully legitimate question to ask and one of the steps to prepare for the upcoming piercing procedure.

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Re-use or Not – What to Do with Your Old Body Jewelry

Thursday, September 4, 2014 8:14:47 AM America/Chicago

The Dangers of Used Body Jewelry As you probably know, used jewelry is not always sanitary to wear. This is particularly true for used body jewelry, because it goes inside a person’s body. It gets in touch with body fluids and flesh, so it’s worse than using someone else’s toothbrush. Even more, some body jewelry is worn in very intimate places (nipples, genitalia, etc.) This is even more risky. It’s clear that simply using someone else’s old jewelry – or giving away your old jewelry – is not the best idea. But what if I clean it, you say? Read More