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

New Trend: Braid Piercings

Braid PiercingsOne of the newest piercing trends among celebrities is pretty striking: many of them sport pierced braids. While this is not, strictly speaking, body modification or a piercing in the strict sense of the word, it is nonetheless something you can try for special occasions.

After all, this trend may not be body piercing but it uses piercing jewelry, which is a creative way to use Captive Bead Rings and other body jewelry.

A Hot Trend

Pierced braids seem to be a hot trend among celebrities, though there are many ordinary people who are experimenting with this look. One of the best things about it is that it’s a generally simple idea that is easy to do, but it looks very effective and memorable.

Christina Aguilera was the first one to sport a pierced braid look back in May … read more

How to Overcome the Fear of Piercing?

Piercing PainMany people have a fear of piercing. This fear can be about many different things. Some people are scared of piercing needles. Others are scared of pain. There are also those who don’t like the sight of blood or those who are scared they would faint.

Whatever the problem may be, know that you are not alone. There are many people who have a fear of piercing. This becomes a problem if you are scared of piercing procedure but you want to get pierced.

Here are some tips to help you conquer you fear of piercing:

Choose a Good Piercer

Choosing a good, knowledgeable piercer is essential even if you are not scared of piercings. It is important to pick a reliable individual to perform a piercing on you. If you have a fear of piercing, however, finding a … read more

Anal Piercing Guide

Anal Piercing GuideSome people are intrigued by the idea of anal piercings. However, it should be noted that what is sometimes considered an anal piercing is, in fact, a piercing done on a different, nearby place. As such, certain piercings done on the area near the anus may resemble an anal piercing while being something else.

In fact, most of the genital piercings you can find around the anal area are other types of piercings and not an anal piercing itself. That being said, it is possible to perform an anal piercing, but it is rare. Also, it may be a very difficult piercing to maintain and care for. Keep this in mind when you choose an anal piercing for yourself.

What is an Anal Piercing?

Before you learn more about anal piercings, it will be useful to review what an … read more

Why Choose Gold Jewelry for Your Piercings?

Gold Jewelry for Lip PiercingsGold is certainly among the most popular body jewelry materials.

In fact, some of the most beautiful jewelry pieces you can use in your piercings are made of gold.

It is therefore not surprising that gold is such a common material for body jewelry or that there are many jewelry pieces made of gold.

Gold for Body Piercing Jewelry

Gold is a noble metal that looks really beautiful so it is not surprising that it’s often chosen for jewelry of all kinds, not just piercing jewelry. It is also highly valuable, which ads a bit of luxury to jewelry made of this metal.

If you wish to wear jewelry made of gold, it is important to always choose the type of gold that is safe to use in body piercings. This is why it is so vital to … read more

Lip Piercing Aftercare Guide

Lip PiercingDo 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.

Lip Piercing Aftercare: Two in One

One thing you need to know about lip piercings is that they combine oral and facial piercing in one. As such, … read more

Surface Piercing Infection vs Migration & Rejection

Surface PiercingSurface 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 problems with surface piercings is that they are very prone to problems. It is one of the main reasons why they … read more

How to Prevent Overcleaning?

Facial PiercingsOne 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
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Rare Lip Piercings

Horizontal Lip PiercingDo 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

A Short Guide to Piercing Healing

Tongue piercingIf 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