About Donna

Donna Carlson is a staff writer for TheChainGang. She combines her love for body piercings with adult fun, such as sex toys, BDSM and other forms of pleasure. She says: “Piercings and sex toys often complement each other in the most sensual ways. I am happy to help you discover new ways to pleasure yourself and your partner. With a bit of practice, anyone can learn how to enhance their love life. And with a bit of courage, anyone can enjoy body piercings”. In addition to intimate piercings and adult toys, Donna also writes about body jewelry and other piercing adornments.

Why is My Nose Ring Sliding Off?

Nose Ring Sliding OffNostril piercing is a great facial piercing for those who want to have something elegant and discreet. There are so many different jewelry options for nostril piercings so you can sure find something that suits you perfectly. Nose rings come in many different designs, shapes and materials so it may be difficult to decide on which one works the best. Sometimes, there is an issue with some of the nostril jewelry pieces. Some people report a nose ring sliding off and having a trouble keeping it inside.

What to do in such a situation? The good news is that this annoying problem is not so difficult to solve. Here are some things you can do if you notice your nose ring sliding off. 

Is it Really a Nose Ring Sliding Off?

The first thing you need to determine is the … read more

How to Overcome Piercing Fear?

Piercing FearPiercing fear is relatively common so there are many people who suffer from it. If you want to get a piercing but are too scared to go through a procedure, know that you are not alone. Many people, even those with multiple piercings, have a fear of piercing procedure. If you wish to get a piercing it is important to overcome piercing fear. How to do it?

Piercing Fear: Normal or Not?

In many ways, it is normal to be scared of piercings. After all, they cause pain and involve making holes in your skin. Of course that people are scared of that. Not to mention that there is also a fear of the unknown: even people with plenty of experience often get a bit nervous before they go through a piercing procedure. There is nothing unusual or alarming about … read more

Different Types of Multiple Nose Piercings

Multiple Nose PiercingsNose is a relatively small area so it seems that it is not possible to have multiple nose piercings. However, nothing can be further from the truth. It is actually possible to have more than one nose piercing, and more than one type of a piercing on your nose. Those who prefer different piercings and want to try striking facial piercings will sure love to know that there are so many ways to pierce your nose.

Multiple Nose Piercings: The Types

There are actually many different types of nose piercings you can try. Keep in mind that nose piercings are not necessarily just nostril piercings- there are other areas of your nose that you can pierce, such as your septum or nose bridge.

However, even if you are only here for nostril piercings, no problem! There are many ways … read more

Nose Piercings Infographic

Nose piercings are among the most popular facial piercings in the world. A great thing about these piercings is that they are very versatile. There are small and light piercings ideal for those looking for something stylish and cute. However, these are not the only types of nose piercings to choose from.

Many nose piercings are actually bold and noticeable. Some are relatively common, such as septum piercing, while others are rarer. For example, the more extreme forms of piercings go through the full width of the nose. The most popular piercings among those are Nasallang and Erl (Bridge) piercing. There is also a bold Rhino piercing that goes vertically through the tip of the nose.

Piercing Types

There are the three types of nose piercings to choose from: nostril piercings, septum piercings and “full nose” piercings. Each of those … read more

Is Outer Conch More Painful than Inner Conch?

Outer Conch More Painful than Inner ConchConch piercing is a beautiful ear cartilage piercing. While not as popular as some other piercings, such as Industrial, earlobe or helix, conch piercing is sure common enough that there are many people who want to have it. There are actually two different types of this piercing: inner conch and outer conch. Since cartilage piercings can sometimes be painful, many people wonder about these piercings. Is outer conch more painful than inner conch?

Two Types of Conch Piercing

Is outer conch more painful than inner conch? Before answering this question, it is important to discuss these two piercing types in more detail. The thing with these piercings is that they are in many ways similar but they can look very different. Because of this difference, there are many people who prefer one or the other. There are also people … read more

Is Organic Jewelry for Ears Only?

Organic JewelryThere are many types of organic body jewelry pieces you can use. This all natural body jewelry looks amazing and can add a special touch to your style. Most of the organic jewelry pieces, such as wooden plugs or glass headhunters, are specially designed for stretched earlobe piercings.

These jewelry pieces have a large gauge and they look amazing in your stretched lobes. However, it is important to know that organic jewelry is not just for ear piercings. In fact, it can go great in many different piercing types and on many different body parts.

Organic Jewelry for Other Body Parts

Good news! You can use your organic jewelry, such as twists, headhunters, plugs and others, for piercings that are not on your ears. Generally speaking, these organic jewelry pieces are idea for stretched piercings, so you can use them … read more

Nose Piercing at Home: What to Do?

~ Jasmine Davis

I have pierced my nose myself at home with an earring and I’m worried if I pushed it all the way in or not because it keeps sliding out a little and I’m worried to go to sleep and having it come all the way out because I sleep rough and I mostly sleep on the side I pierced it on so I need suggestions pleaseee ASAP!!!

Nose Piercing at HomeThere are many people who wish to get a nostril piercing. However, getting a nose piercing at home or doing it by yourself is not a good idea. Improper piercing and nose piercing jewelry getting out are just some of the issues you may encounter. More alarmingly, you can endanger your health and cause infections. This is why doing a nose piercing at home (or any sort of a piercing, … read more

Should You Wear Second Hand Body Jewelry?

Wear Second Hand Body JewelrySecond hand body jewelry sometimes seems as an appealing choice because of the price. However, this doesn’t mean that these jewelry pieces are necessarily safe to use. When choosing body jewelry for yourself, make sure to do all you can to stay safe. While second hand jewelry may seem like a good deal it doesn’t mean that it is OK to wear second hand body jewelry. 

When is Safe to Wear Second Hand Body Jewelry?

Generally speaking, it is never completely okay to wear second hand body jewelry. You can’t guarantee that it is safe and that your body piercings will not get in trouble because of this. However, if you really want to try second hand body jewelry or if you are into a specific jewelry piece, there are some things you can do to make the experience safer.… read more

How to Choose Jewelry for Big Nipples

Jewelry for Big NipplesOne of the first thing people with nipple piercings want to know is the kind of jewelry they can wear. Some people assume that a lot will depend on the size of their nipples. However, this is not always true. There are many different nipple rings you can wear regardless of your nipple size. At the same time, keep in mind that some jewelry pieces will look better on certain anatomy types. This is why people looking for jewelry for big nipples need to choose the best pieces that will work best for their anatomy. The same goes for people with small nipples – it’s all about choosing the jewelry pieces that suit you best.

Choosing Jewelry for Big Nipples

Those wondering how to choose jewelry for big nipples need to ask themselves what “big nipples” actually mean. There are … read more

Daith Too Small to Pierce?

Daith Too Small to PierceA Daith piercing is one of the most stylish and discreet ear cartilage piercings. Since it is small and elegant, there are special tiny earrings you can wear with it. However, not everyone is anatomically suited for a Daith piercing. The area of the cartilage is generally small, but some people have a tiny piece of cartilage. What to do if you have a Daith too small to pierce?

Daith Piercing Basics

A Daith piercing is one of the most popular ear cartilage piercing types. This piercing goes through the innermost fold of the cartilage, the one right above the ear canal. This is a very attractive place that makes for effective piercings.

While some people pronounce “Daith” as “dayth”, the correct pronunciation of a Daith piercing is “doth”. Some people claim that piercing on this particular spot helps with … read more