About Melina Jackson

Melina is a staff writer, author and researcher for TheChainGang. She covers numerous subjects, from body jewelry to kinky adult toys. In addition to this, Melina also provides occasional adult toy reviews written in an interesting and sexy manner. She says: “I’m happy and proud to be a part of TheChainGang team. I enjoy every research because I know how much importance TheChainGang places on customer satisfaction and providing accurate and up to date information. I particularly like sex toy reviews: they are fun to write and experience”. In addition to writing and researching, Melina provides online research results and handy information for buyers interested in accurate and easily understandable tips and advice on choosing the best adult toys and body jewelry.

Wearing Vagina Jewelry

Vagina jewelry, or, more precisely, female genital jewelry, has to be comfortable. It is not just about mere comfort: wearing genital jewelry that has sharp edges, or is not properly designed, can cause numerous problems. This is why you need to be extra careful when you choose your vagina jewelry.

Explaining Vagina Jewelry

There is no really such a thing as “vagina jewelry”. Most female genital piercings are done around the clitoris or labia. These piercings don’t go through vagina at all. Only a few piercings, such as Fourchette and Princess Albertina go partially through vagina.

What people typically mean when they say “vagina jewelry” is female genital jewelry. This can refer to jewelry for vertical and horizontal clitoral hood piercings (VCH and HCH), triangle piercing, inner and outer labia piercing, and more.

The good news is that there … read more

Using Dildo as a Buttplug

There are many different types of dildos you can use in different ways. While they are mainly made for vaginal use, people often find more creative ways to experience these sex toys. What about using dildo as a buttplug? Is it safe, and would it work?

Common Butt Plug vs Dildo Design

Your first concern when using dildo as a buttplug should be safety. No adult toy is fun if it ends up hurting you and causing further problems. There is a reason why butt plugs are separate toys than dildos, vibrators and other adult toys.

Butt plugs are designed with anal use in mind. They are shaped in a way to allow for safe use. This mainly concerns the base: anal plugs tend to have wide bases. A wide base prevents the toy from slipping inside of the body … read more

How to Make VCH Piercing Stimulation

Vertical Clitoral Hood piercing, also known as VCH, is the most popular female genital piercing in the world. It looks very striking, but the reason for its great popularity is the fact that VCH can enhance sexual pleasure. It allows you to touch some of the most sensitive spots. Many women who otherwise have a difficulty reaching orgasm find Vertical Clitoral Hood piercing very appealing. What is VCH piercing stimulation and how to make this piercing work for you?

Vertical Clitoral Hood Piercing

Vertical Clitoral Hood piercing is done on a thin piece of skin around the clitoris – clitoral hood. This skin is thin and easy to pierce, so VCH is not an intense nor complex piercing to get. Of course, you need to get pierced by a knowledgeable genital piercer who has performed numerous VCH piercings. This … read more

Female Genital Piercings

In this article:

Intro | Vertical Clitoral Hood | Horizontal Clitoral Hood | Triangle | Clitoris | Outer Labia | Inner Labia | Fourchette | Princess Albertina | Christina | Nefertiti | Anal


There are many different female genital piercings that women can enjoy. Female genital piercings have two main purposes: to be aesthetically pleasing and to enhance sexual pleasure. While not all female genital piercings are equally pleasurable, many of them can sure enhance sex and masturbation. Also, these piercings are very attractive and beautiful, so they adorn the area and make a striking addition to your styling.

Many women erroneously believe that female genital piercings are generally done on the clitoris. In fact, a true clitoris piercing is very rare. Instead, what is typically pierced is just a thin piece of skin surrounding the clitoris (clitoral hood). … read more

VCH, HCH or Triangle Piercing: Which One to Get?

There are many great female genital piercings you can choose. Among the most popular ones are Vertical Clitoral Hood piercing, Horizontal Clitoral Hood piercing and Triangle piercing. Women often wonder which one to get. Which one is the best in terms of aesthetics and functionality: VCH, HCH or Triangle piercing?

VCH, HCH or Triangle Piercing: Pleasure

The first thing you might consider when deciding between VCH, HCH and Triangle piercing is the functionality. Genital piercings are often functional. That is, they can enhance pleasure for the wearer during sex. This is one of the main reasons why people choose to get genital piercings in the first place. These make sex even more pleasurable. For women who have a difficult time reaching the orgasm, genital piercings can be an eye-opening experience.

However, not all genital piercings are created equal. Some press … read more

Surgical Steel or Polished Titanium?

Surgical Steel is one of the most popular body jewelry materials. Another common material is titanium. Along with 14k nickel-free gold, these are probably the most popular jewelry materials for your piercings. So, how to choose between them?

Titanium and Surgical Steel: Which is Better?

Surgical Steel or polished Titanium? Which one is better for your piercing jewelry. The truth is that both of these materials are great, but only if they are truly of high quality. This is particularly important in the case of Surgical Steel. As you probably know, steel often contains alloys, including nickel. In order for steel to be safe for body jewelry, it has to be of specific high quality that traps the alloys inside of the metal. It means that these alloys can never come in contact with your skin.

This is incredibly … read more

Perineum Piercing and Anus Piercing: What’s the Difference?

There are many different types of male genital piercings you can use for aesthetics and pleasure. Most of those piercings are done on the penis and, rarer, on the scrotum. However, these are not the only male sensitive spots. Some piercings work great on the perineum and around the anal opening. This is a very sensitive spot that many men like to stimulate. There are two main piercings on this area: perineum and anus piercing. It is important to know the difference between the two, so you can choose the best one for you. Perineum and anus piercing: which one should you choose?

What is the Difference between a Perineum Piercing and Anus Piercing?

Both the perineum piercing and anus piercing are done around the similar spot on the body. However, there is a big difference between the two. A … read more

How to Calculate New Gauge for a Stretched Piercing?

Large Gauge Jewelry

I can fit a 10ga. and 2 14ga. Jewelry in my prince Albert piercing what ga. would that be?

~ Andy

It is always important to know the size of your piercing, because it determines jewelry size you should wear. While it’s possible to combine several different jewelry pieces inside of the same piercing hole, it is always better to go with one jewelry piece. When calculating your piercing gauge, it is important to know how sizes correspond to actual diameters.

What is a Resulting Gauge?

Each piercing and jewelry gauge refer to a thickness or diameter. This is the diameter of your piercing hole, and this is the diameter of your jewelry. It tells how thick your jewelry is so it can fit into a hole of the appropriate size. Needless to say, in order for a jewelry … read more

Labia vs Clit Piercing: Which is Better?

Labia vs Clit PiercingThere are many different types of female genital piercings you can get, and many different jewelry styles to use. Clitoral hood piercings, such as Vertical Clitoral Hood (VCH) and Horizontal Clitoral Hood (HCH) piercings are among the most popular female genital piercings. However, these are just some of the options you can get. Many women enjoy labia piercings, be it inner or outer labia piercings. In some ways, the decision of a female genital piercing is typically between something around the clitoris and something around labia. This is why it is important to examine labia vs clit piercing to find which one is the best for you.

Labia vs Clit Piercing: The Basics

Labia vs clit piercing – which is better? As usual with piercings, a lot will depend on your needs and preferences. Generally speaking, it is important … read more

Piercing Hole Has Shrunk: What to Do?

Tongue Piercing

One of the most important things to keep in mind when it comes to body piercings is the size of the piercing hole. If you like your piercings and if you want to have them for a long time, it is absolutely necessary to keep the piercing hole open and at a right size. Anything else can result in injuries and other problems. Even a short neglect can result in a problem. What to do if a piercing hole has shrunk and how to make it bigger again?

Piercing Hole Has Shrunk: Why?

Many people panic is a piercing hole has shrunk, but it is important to understand how this might be happening. A piercing is basically a wound in your body, and your body will try to close any wounds to keep your healthy. In order to prevent this … read more