Do you have a new lip piercing and are now looking for the appropriate aftercare? It is important to know that lip piercings are in some ways the same as other piercing types while they are different in other aspects. In order to take care of your new lip piercing properly it is vital to know how to perform adequate aftercare. Since lip piercings are both oral and facial piercings in one, keep in mind that the aftercare might be a bit different to what you’re used to with other piercing types. Also, remember that not all lip piercing types are the same, so this is yet another thing to keep in mind.
Surface piercings are beautiful and can be very attractive. There are also many different types of surface piercings you can get, so they allow you to express your creativity and unique tastes. One great thing about surface piercings is that they allow you to pierce even body parts that cannot be pierced by standard piercing methods. On the other hand, surface piercings are more sensitive than the regular piercings. They are more prone to problems such as migration and rejection, so they are not as long-lasting as the regular piercing types. This is something to keep in mind if you decide to have a surface piercing.
Surface Piercing Infection vs Migration & Rejection: The Problem
One of the main misconceptions about piercing aftercare is that you need to clean your new piercing very often. After all, it may seem logical: in order to keep your piercing sterile and cleaned, you need to use the saline solution or another cleaner as often as possible.
However, it doesn’t go like this. While it is important to keep your new piercing clean and to perform proper aftercare, you need to keep in mind that cleaning way too often can bring more harm than good. In fact, overcleaning is one of the main mistakes you can make when it comes to piercing aftercare.
So, how to resist the overcleaning? Here are some tips to help you avoid this mistake:
How to Prevent Overcleaning: Tips
- Be informed. Sometimes, it is difficult to tell how much cleaning is good and
Do you like lip piercings but are looking for something more original than the usual labret, Madonna, Monroe or Medusa piercings? Try one of the rare lip piercings! One word of advice, though: there is always a reason why a piercing is rare. It might be uncomfortable, difficult to maintain or just not worth the trouble.
On the other hand, even the rare piercing types have its fans and people who are more than satisfied with them. There is also a big advantage of standing out from the crowd and being original.
Here are some of the most sunning rare lip piercings:
Horizontal Lip Piercing
This is a very rare lip piercing type and is reserved only for the adventurous. This piercing is done horizontally through the lip. The piercing goes through the whole length of the lip so … read more
If you are a piercing enthusiast or if you are looking forward to your first piercing it is always useful to know a bit about different stages and phases of piercing healing. This is a good way to understand the whole piercing process and how your piercings heal. Knowing about these things will not only help you perform better aftercare but will also help you recognize any potential problems with your piercing.
Stages of Piercing Healing
Keep in mind that your body treats any piercing as a wound. As such, it will always try to heal it. The jewelry inserted into your new piercing will prevent the wound to close, so it will instead heal around the inserted object. This way, a healed piercing becomes an open hole you can use to insert your body jewelry.
There are several main … read more
There are many different body jewelry pieces you may try. Some are plain while others are very unusual and unique. Here are some of the most unusual and effective body jewelry pieces you may wish to try:
Sperm Captive Bead Ring
This is one of the most unique pieces in our collection! This is a new design that you must try. Sperm Captive Bead Ring is a unique CBR (Captive Bead Ring) that you can use as a regular CBR for your piercing that can accommodate this type of body jewelry.
Keep in mind however, that this ring has a unique tail so it might be uncomfortable to wear in certain piercings, particularly if they are hidden.
On the other hand, this Captive Bead Ring is so unique and attractive that you will love to show it off … read more
Are you a piercing enthusiast? Or maybe you are preparing to get your first piercing? Regardless of your experience with piercings in the past, getting a new piercing is always a big decision. It is important to know what you want and where you want your next piercing to be even before you book and appointment with your piercer. While sudden decisions work in some cases piercings do require a certain commitment so it’s always best to think a bit about where you want to have your next piercing done.
For some people, this decision is easy. They have a list of body parts they wish to pierce and they always know where their next piercing is going to be. But what if you are not sure? There are many people who know that they want a piercing, but don’t … read more
People generally don’t like to talk about it, but it’s a fact that piercings sometimes smell bad. This can happen to piercings at any stage of healing, though it’s sometimes more alarming than in other situations.
What is characteristic for smelly piercings is that the smell can occur even with healed piercings. In fact, fully healed piercings are sometimes the most affected by this problem.
Keep in mind that this problem can be easily solvable, so if this happens to you, don’t despair! The important thing is to make sure that the smell is not a symptom of another problem.
Why Are Some Piercings Smelly?
Piercings can become smelly at any time, so this isn’t something you can predict. The good news is that the smell is usually not the sign of a bigger problem, but it is … read more
There are some very popular piercing types that many people choose for themselves. Piercings such as earlobe, navel, eyebrow, tongue, nostril or labret piercings are among the most common body piercings in the world.
Since they are so popular, it means that there are always many people who have the same piercing. It may make these piercings more ordinary and less unique than some other piercing types.
However, common piercings have some important advantages so there are many reasons to choose popular piercings for yourself.
Here are some of the most important reasons to choose popular piercings:
If a piercing is popular, then it means there are many piercers who know how to perform it and who have at least some experience with this piercing type. Remember, you should not look for a … read more
Facial piercings are among the most popular piercings in the world. Generally, it depends on the piercing in question: some are more popular than the others. When deciding on a piercing it’s always useful to know about the most common piercing types, because they usually come with many different jewelry styles you can use. Not to mention that popular piercing types mean that many piercers are trained to perform them. Therefore, it will be easy to find a piercer to perform a piercing for you.
Here is the list of the most common facial piercings, not counting oral piercings:
Eyebrow piercing is not only one of the most popular piercings but also the most common surface piercing in the world. There are several variants of this piercing, and some are more popular than the others.
By far, the … read more