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

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

Why are Some Piercings Rare?

Fans of body modifications know that piercings can be incredibly varied. There are so many ways to create a piercing and pierce the body, with numerous body jewelry choices. It is therefore not surprising that there are so many different piercing types to choose from. Basically, almost any body part can be pierced. So why are some piercings rare?

Popular Piercings

Why are Some Piercings RareWhile it is true that a piercing can be created on almost any body part, in reality we encounter some popular and common piercing choices. Popular piercings include earlobe piercing, lip piercing, nostril piercing, eyebrow piercing, tongue piercing and navel piercing. These are the most popular piercings in the world.

Then there are less common but still very popular options, such as septum piercing, nipple piercing and various types of ear cartilage piercings. Stretched piercings, … read more

What if Female Genital Jewelry is Uncomfortable?

Female genital jewelry comes in many styles and sizes so it’s possible to choose just the right one for your needs. However, it sometimes proves to be less enjoyable than you want. What if female genital jewelry is uncomfortable? Is there something you can do to make the experience better?

Female Genital Jewelry: Problems

What if Female Genital Jewelry is UncomfortableUncomfortable jewelry is one of the most common problems with all piercings. It is particularly bad for genital piercings because they are located at such sensitive body parts. This is why it’s important that your female genital jewelry is comfortable and safe for your body. You should never wear something that is hurting your lady parts.

Remember, your genital piercings should not cause pain or discomfort. On the contrary, they are there to enhance the experience. Even the non-functional genital piercings should be easy to wear … read more

Why Can’t I Get the Courage to Pierce Myself?

Why Can’t I Get the Courage to Pierce MyselfMany people who like body piercings wonder about how to do the piercing quickly and cheaply. Some resort to getting pierced at mall kiosks or other unprofessional establishments. There are even people who ask their friends to pierce them. Finally, there are people who decide to pierce themselves. This is not as rare as it should be. It is not unusual to get questions about how to do self-piercing, what kind of tools to use and other questions for advice. There are even some people who are reluctant and ask things such as: “Why can’t I get the courage to pierce myself”?

Why Can’t I Get the Courage to Pierce Myself: The Answer

The simple answer to question “why can’t I get the courage to pierce myself” is simple: it’s probably because you understand how bad of an idea this … 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 if Genital Piercings Don’t Bring Pleasure?

What if Genital Piercings Don’t Bring PleasureMany people choose to get genital piercings to enhance pleasure for themselves or their partners. These piercings that have a specific function beyond aesthetics are known as functional piercings.

While sexual arousal is not the only function out there, it is the most common type of functional piercings. But what if genital piercings don’t bring pleasure?

When Genital Piercings Don’t Bring Pleasure

Many people decide to get genital piercings precisely because they can bring pleasure and arousal to the wearer or their partner. While many of these piercings are visually stunning, many people choose them because these piercings have a reputation of increasing sexual pleasure for both partners.

It is therefore understandable that people are disappointed if their genital piercings don’t bring pleasure. Does this mean that something is wrong about the piercing or the procedure? Sometimes, yes, it happens … read more

Inserting Tunnels after Spirals: How To

~ Sarah Watkins

Once stretched with a spiral how do you get the tunnels in with out the hole going small again.

Stretching your earlobes or another piercing is a delicate thing. It is vital to be gentle, go slowly and use appropriate tools such as tapers and stretchers. Spirals are also good jewelry pieces for stretching your earlobes. However, you need to do it carefully and with care. A good thing with spirals is that you can stretch your lobes gradually. Inserting tunnels after spirals should not be difficult. While some people might have a problem with this, it is important to know that it is something you can typically do without much trouble.

Inserting Tunnels after Spirals: Potential Problems

Spirals are beautiful jewelry pieces you can use in your stretched earlobes. They are great because they are basically … read more