When to Do Repiercing?

RepiercingThere are situations in which you are unable to save your piercing. Maybe it gets infected or it suffers from migration and rejection. In these situations it might be a good idea to retire your piercing. This will prevent it from creating a big scar and additional problems. Retiring a piercing is a good practice that will minimize the problem.

One of the best things about retiring a piercing is that you will probably be able to get a new piercing on the same location. This is called repiercing. If you with to get repierced you need to be careful about when and how to do it.

When to Do Repiercing: Tips

Here are some quick tips and advice on when to do repiercing:

  • It takes time. The main thing you need to take into account is the time.
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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

Numbing Creams for Genital Piercings: Yes or No?

~ Craige Faries

Ms. Jackson:

Why can’t lidocaine or similar topical anesthetic be used to reduce the pain of penis piercings?

Thank you!

numbing-creams-for-genital-piercingsMany people interested in genital piercings and other sensitive piercings wonder about the possibility of using a numbing cream or a topical anesthetic. This is understandable: genital piercings tend to be painful and people wish to avoid discomfort.

It is understandable that you are scared of the pain. While some people think that piercings are all about the pain, this is not necessarily true. There is nothing wrong about wanting to lower or avoid the pain during piercing procedure.

However, using numbing creams for genital piercings is not always the best way to go. While you may use them in some situations, it is important to be careful. Many times, it is best for you to … 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

Are Professional Piercers Allowed to Pierce Pregnant Women?

are-professional-piercers-allowed-to-pierce-pregnant-womenMany women who are pregnant wonder about the possibility of getting a piercing while pregnant. Is this safe? Are professional piercers allowed to piece pregnant women? What are risks and problems associated with piercings during pregnancy?

If you are pregnant and thinking about getting a piercing, these are some of the important questions to think about. It is absolutely vital to ensure safety of you and your unborn child, which is why it is important to think about any possible risks and problems.

Piercings and Pregnancy

Piercings are not the best idea to do while pregnant. Some older, well-healed and established piercings will not be affected by pregnancy, but it is highly advisable not to get any new piercings while pregnant.

The procedure itself is not the main problem, especially if you choose a light, simple piercing. … read more

Buyer’s Guide to Common Body Jewelry Types

 

Common Body Jewelry TypesThere are many different body jewelry types and styles you can use for your piercings. Generally speaking, the jewelry type will depend on the piercing in question, as well as your preferences. It is very important to wear only jewelry types suitable for your piercing to ensure comfort and safety.

At the same time, there are certain jewelry types that are very popular and widely used for many different piercing types. These general jewelry types can be used for many piercings and can be worn on different body parts. These are usually rings and barbells, but some other jewelry types can also be used for numerous piercing types.

On the other hand, some popular jewelry types are specially designed for certain piercing types and not the others, so this is something to pay attention to when choosing the best … read more

Healing Time of Penis Piercings

PAPenis piercings and male genital piercings in general are more popular than some people may think. If you are interested in these piercings, fear not: there are many reliable and knowledgeable piercers who know how to perform them perfectly. In other words, if you wish to have a penis piercing you can get one without a problem.

That being said, keep in mind that genital piercings are different than “regular” piercings in some ways. First of all, they are performed on a more sensitive body part, and while many are not as painful as they look, they do need some extra care during the healing time. Also, not all piercers are experienced with these piercings so you need to find a studio and a piercer who knows how to perform male genital piercings without a problem.

One of the main … read more

Apadravya Jewelry: Straight or Curved Barbells?

Tyler

I have my apradyva done. I need to order a new barbell. Should it be a straight barbell or curved.?

Tyler,

apadravya-jewelryApadravya piercing is one of the most popular male genital piercings. It is also among the most exciting piercings, because it can enhance the pleasure for both the wearer and his partners during sex. It is therefore not surprising that this piercing type is so popular.

If your question about Apadravya jewelry, it is a bit unclear what you’re asking about: the initial jewelry or regular jewelry for your piercing? This is not so much of an issue when it comes to the type of the jewelry you need but it is important when it comes to the length of your jewelry.

The Best Jewelry for Apadravya Piercing

If you wish to get proper jewelry for … read more

Pierced Nipples: What they Indicate?

nipple-jewelryNipple piercings are among the most popular piercings in the world, even if it doesn’t seem so. While they are certainly not as common as some less extreme piercings, such as earlobe or navel piercings, nipple piercings are certainly more popular than some people think. Nipple piercings are great way to enhance the look and feel of your nipples. They are also a great way to achieve an edgy look and to try something new. Since nipples are a private and sensitive area, it is not surprising that nipple piercings do seem powerful, mysterious and edgy.

Since these are not very conventional piercings it is not surprising that there are many misconceptions about nipple piercings. Some people wonder about the meaning of pierced nipples and people who choose to have this sort of a body modification. One of … read more

How many Types of Rings are there?

Piercing_JewelryThere are many different types of rings you can use for your piercings. A lot will depend on the type of piercing you have and your personal preferences, but it is important to know that many ring types can be used for different piercing types.

Also, it is often true that if one ring type is suitable for your piercing, so can others be. In other words, the type of rings used will largely depend on your preferences and desired effect and not so much on the piercing type. It means that you can wear different types of rings in your piercing, as long as the piercing in question can accommodate rings.

The Main Ring Types

There are several ring types used for body piercings:

  • Captive Bead Rings. By far the most common ring types used for body piercings.
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