Bad Smell from Nose Piercing Site: What to Do?

Bad Smell from Nose Piercing SiteThere are many problems that may occur with a piercing. This is particularly true for new piercing in healing, but even the old, well-established piercings can suffer from certain issues. The most common problems piercings face are infections and forming of the nasty scars. While this is not always the case, it is important to be aware of the possibility that something may go wrong during the healing time. Nose piercings are generally known to be safe and non-problematic but they can also suffer from the common issues and problems that can happen with all piercings.

Bad Smell from Nose Piercing Site: What Does it Mean?

Bad smell from nose piercing site (or any piercing, particularly new ones) is generally a sign that an infection is underway. This often happens if dirt, bacteria and other harmful things are trapped inside … read more

Are Septum Piercings Safe?

Are Septum Piercings SafeMany people interested in facial piercings want to strike a good balance between aesthetics and boldness. It is undeniable that facial piercings are among the boldest piercing you can get because they are so visible. Some facial piercing, however, are more socially acceptable than the others.

For example, a discreet nose piercing or an eyebrow piercing are not considered particularly shocking nor extreme. On the other hand, there are the more unusual and extreme facial piercings, such as cheek piercing or nasallang.

In this sense, septum piercings come as a good balance between being too safe and too extreme. These piercings are definitely bold and more noticeable than nostril piercings but still not too extreme. It is therefore not surprising that so many people choose to get a septum piercing. However, it is also important not to compromise your health … read more

What Are the Least to Most Painful Piercings?

Least to Most Painful PiercingsMany beginners wonder about the piercing pain. This is by far the most common fear many people have before getting pierced for the first time. It is not unusual for even the more seasoned piercing enthusiasts to worry about the pain. In many ways, this is normal and expectable. While some people enjoy the pain and excitement associated with getting a piercing, others hate the idea of it. People who are scared of piercing pain often wonder about the level of pain associated with numerous piercings. What are the least to most painful piercings you can get?

How to Measure Pain

One problem with the question about the least to most painful piercings is that it’s not always easy to tell how a person will react. Pain threshold and the way a person reacts are highly individual. Similarly, not everybody … read more

Essential Dydoe Aftercare Tips

Essential Dydoe Aftercare TipsDydoe is a popular male genital piercing and one of the most popular penis piercings in the world. It is also one of the most sensitive piercings you can get.

This is why it’s particularly important to perform adequate aftercare to avoid any potential problems.

Dydoe aftercare is not complicated and it’s similar to general piercing aftercare instructions. However, it is important to be careful since this is a highly sensitive piercing.

Cleaning and removing dried up discharge is not always easy because of the angle of the dydoe piercing. Another tricky part is the fact that dydoe piercings are often performed in pairs so there are two new piercings to think about. For this reason, it is important to be extra careful with this type of male genital piercing.

Dydoe Aftercare Tips

Here are some essential dydoe aftercare tips … read more

The Truth about Helix Ear Piercing Pain

Helix piercings are a very attractive and stylish choice for those who like ear piercings. More creative than regular earlobe piercings, helix can truly be an elegant choice for a piercing. Helix piercings are a popular choice for women but there are also many men who enjoy this piercing type.

Generally speaking, helix piercings are a type of ear cartilage piercings. As such, they are more sensitive than it may seem. This is something you need to know if you are interested in this piercing type. One of the most common questions is about the pain. What is helix ear piercing pain and is it too much to take?

Helix Ear Piercing Pain: The Truth

Helix Ear Piercing PainOne of the most important things you need to know about ear cartilage piercings is that they are more sensitive than they look. It … read more

How to be Irresponsible with Your Piercings

How to be Irresponsible with Your PiercingsPeople who wish to have any type of a body piercing need to know that it carries certain responsibilities. While not all piercings are extreme, it is important to take a good care of them.

You should never be irresponsible with your piercings because that can endanger your health. Not to mention that you may ruin the piercing in question.

Ways to be Irresponsible with Your Piercings

If you want to take a good care of your piercings it is important to avoid the common pitfalls associated with piercing use, aftercare, jewelry and other aspects related to your piercing. There are many ways to be irresponsible with your piercings and they are all bad.

The worst thing about irresponsible behavior is that it can actually endanger your health. Remember, piercings are actually wounds and can get infected, damaged and hurt. … read more

What is the Size of Nipple Rings?

What is the Size of Nipple RingsNipple piercings are extremely popular among both men and women. It is therefore not surprising that you can find many different nipple rings and nipple jewelry designs. Nipple jewelry pieces are varied and can be gorgeous, so you don’t have to go with a plain nipple ring if this is not what you want. When deciding to choose nipple jewelry for yourself, you need to take size into account. This is the only way to get a perfect fit. What is the size of nipple rings you should order? Are there some standard sizes? It is important to understand how nipple gauges operate in order to know what kind of jewelry to order.

Nipple Gauges

A gauge is the size of your piecing hole, piercing needles and your jewelry. “Size” here means thickness and diameter. The diameter of the hole … read more

Things Your Piercer Can Tell You

Piercing DecisionsPiercings are very beautiful and rewarding. However, it is very important to choose the best piercer to do your piercing. You should never get a piercing from an amateur, and you should never get one in a non-studio setting. Professional piercers and reputable studios are a must when deciding to get a piercing, even the simplest one.

Your piercer is more than just a person who does your piercing. You can also use them for consultations or to ask numerous questions about your piercing. There are many things your piercer can tell you. They can also give you some great advice.

Things Your Piercer Can Tell You (That You Can’t Learn Otherwise)

Here are some of the most important things your piercer can tell you that you can’t learn otherwise. Remember, piercings are more than a simple information. Most of … read more

How Long Does a Christina Piercing Hurt?

Christina PiercingThere are many beautiful female genital piercings. Christina piercing is sure one of the most attractive ones: a piercing on the pubic mound and it truly makes the areas stand out. While it is not a functional piercing (it does not enhance sexual pleasure), Christina piercing is very attractive. It is therefore not surprising that many women choose to have this piercing done on their pubic mound.

That being said, Christina piercing can be tricky. It is a relatively long piercing, so the procedure often hurts. The healing time is also not pleasant. Also, since this is a surface piercing, it is not really permanent. Christina piercing has a very high rate of rejection.

At the same time, this piercing is so beautiful that many women choose it despite all the possible problems and risks. Those who wish … read more

Aftercare Dos and Don’ts

Piercing AftercareAftercare is crucial for your new piercing.

You need to perform aftercare properly in order to speed up the healing process and prevent problems such as infection, migration or rejection.

Here are some quick tips on what to do and what to avoid during the healing time:

Dos

  • Make sure to clean your new piercing with a mild solution. Saline solution is the best way to go.
  • Always wash your hands thoroughly before you touch your piercing or jewelry. Unclean hands increase the risk of infection and other problems.
  • Speaking of which, the only time you should touch your piercing is to clean it. It should be left alone at all other times.
  • Aftercare success and healing depend a lot on your health. In order to speed up the healing process and to prevent infections and other problems,
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