Why Should Guys Pierce Their Nipples?

Nipple piercings are among the most popular body piercings in the world. They are also intimate piercings, even though they are not on genitalia. There are many women with nipple piercings but this type of a piercing is very popular with men, too. Some people see this piercing as women-only and wonder why guys should pierce their nipples. The truth is that this piercing is not gender-specific. If you are a guy who wants a nipple piercing, there is no reason not to get one (or two!)

Why Should Guys Pierce Their Nipples: Answers

Why Should Guys Pierce Their NipplesWhile some people wonder why should guys pierce their nipples, the truth is that there is nothing non-masculine about this piercing. In many ways, there is nothing non-masculine about (almost) any piercing, but it is surprising that this question pops up so often about nipple piercings.… read more

The Best Male Genital Piercings

Male Genital PiercingsThere are many different male genital piercings you can get. People often wonder about the best intimate piercings and how to ensure satisfaction. This is particularly important when it comes to sexual pleasure that piercings can give.

It is important to understand that a lot of this is highly individual: what works for one person might not work for the other. However, certain male genital piercings are sure more popular than the others, and for a reason.

What are the Best Male Genital Piercings?

In many ways, what is the most popular is not necessarily the best. However, when it comes to piercings, the popularity usually shows which piercings work for most people. This is very important in the case of genital piercings. Keep in mind that many of these piercings can enhance sexual pleasure for the wearers and their … read more

Self-Piercing: Safe or Not?

Self-PiercingSelf-piercing is a form of DIY body modification. It basically means to perform a piercing on yourself, all by yourself. Most of the time, self-piercing refers to the practice of non-professional people performing piercings on themselves. Teenagers are often the ones who are most interested about this practice.

Needless to say, while it is technically possible to do a self-piercing, it is a very dangerous thing and not something experts recommend. Those who are not professionals don’t have the skills or the tools needed to perform piercing in a safe and proper way. While it is not possible to prevent anyone from attempting to do a self-piercing there are many reasons why this is not something that should be encouraged.

 Is Self-Piercing Safe?

There are always some people who claim that they know how to do a self-piercing without a … read more

How to Check a Studio’s Piercing License?

~ John

I found it interesting that the article mentions that you should check the body piercing shop’s licensing. I don’t really have any knowledge about the body piercing process, but my girlfriend wants to get a lip ring. She doesn’t really have any prior experience getting pierced either, so I’ll be sure she checks the licensing of a shop before getting her piercing done there.

Piercing LicenseMany people looking for new piercings understand the importance of choosing a good piercer and a reputable piercing studio. After all, piercing involves creating holes in the tissue and it comes with numerous health risks. The more complex a piercing is, the higher the risk that something might go wrong. In order to minimize these risks it is important to use only professional piercing services. It means that you need to choose only reputable … read more

Piercing Aftercare for Germ Freaks

~ Ivy Baker

Body piercing isn’t something I know a lot about. But I have been thinking about getting a few lately. I liked that you pointed out that you should only clean your piercing the exact amount of time you are told to. I am a germ freak and would want to clean it even more than suggested so that is good to know.

Piercing AftercareIt is very important to get informed about all aspects of body piercings before you decide to get your own piercing. There are many people who rush into this without thinking, which is a bad way to go.

Piercing aftercare is one of the most important aspects of piercing care so it is good to be informed about it before you get your piercing.

There are many germ freaks who think a lot about cleaning … read more

Female Body Piercing

Female Body PiercingThere are many women interested in female body piercing and all the different types of jewelry they can get. Female body piercing is very common: there are many women sporting intimate piercings and other types of feminine piercings. However, these don’t have to be intimate piercings. Some people consider all types of piercings suitable to women as “female piercings”. Since there is a bit of a confusion about these terms it is important to understand what female body piercing can actually mean.

Female Body Piercing Explained

This term has two main meanings and it is often unclear which one to use. The trouble is that different people use this term in different ways so there is often a misunderstanding. It often depends on the person and there is no on, strict way on how to use these terms.

When people … read more

Vertical Industrial Piercing

Vertical Industrial PiercingVertical Industrial Piercing is a special type of an Industrial Piercing that goes vertically in the ear. This is considered a separate placement and a variation of the more common Industrial Piercing. As you probably know, typical Industrial Piercing consists of two separate ear cartilage piercings that are connected by the same jewelry, usually a long straight barbell known as Industrial barbell.

A typical Industrial Piercing travels on an angle and covers the ear diagonally. While this is by far the most common placement for an Industrial Piercing it is possible to have some significant variations. One of the most popular Industrial Piercing variations is a Vertical Industrial Piercing.

What is a Vertical Industrial Piercing?

A Vertical Industrial Piercing is a variation of the more common Industrial Piercing. In order to understand how it looks, it is important to know … read more

Is there a Captive Bead Alternative for Piercings?

Captive Bead Alternative for PiercingsMany fans of piercings and other body modifications know the importance of body jewelry. After all, this is what makes a piercing so attractive. But that’s not all. Good body jewelry is more than a simple ornament. Many times it’s a functional part of your piercing. Jewelry is what prevents the piercing from closing and it often helps it stay healthy and safe. Out of all body jewelry styles, Captive Bead Rings are among the most popular ones. But it is not always possible to wear these rings and sometimes you just wish to change a style. This is why it’s so important to find a Captive Bead alternative.

What is a Captive Bead Alternative?

A Captive Bead alternative for piercings is any body jewelry style that is not a Captive Bead Ring but can successfully replace it. A … read more

Choosing the Right Jewelry for VCH Piercing

Choosing the Right Jewelry for VCH PiercingVertical Clitoral Hood (VCH) is the most popular female genital piercing in the world. It is one of the best functional piercings you can get: it enhances the pleasure and make sexual stimulation better and more intense. Many women say that their orgasms are much stronger after getting a Vertical Clitoral Hood piercing and some women had their first orgasm ever with the help of this piercing. It is clear why VCH is so popular and why so many women want to have it. However, keep in mind that a lot of pleasure depends on your jewelry. This is why choosing the right jewelry for VCH piercing is so important.

Another crucial point to keep in mind is that you need to find a reliable piercer with plenty of experience doing VCH piercings. Since this is such a sensitive area … read more

Can You Get an Areola Piercing?

Many people wonder how deep a nipple piercing can go. Is it okay to pierce the areola or is nipple the only part that should be pierced? There are some people who claim that their nipples are pierced very deep so they involve areola. Is there such a thing as an areola piercing and is it safe?

What is Areola Piercing?

Areola PiercingThe first thing that is important to know is that true areola piercings are very rare. In fact, some people claim that there is no such a thing as an areola piercing, only bad placement for a nipple piercing. It is important to remember that almost any body part can get a piercing, including areola. However, this doesn’t mean that every piercing will be healthy or that you can maintain it. This is particularly true for surface piercings. These … read more