How is Length Measured on Bent Barbells?

Bent BarbellsIn order to be completely happy with your body jewelry, it is important to get proper jewelry size. This goes both for the gauge (thickness of jewelry) and length. While everybody knows about the importance of proper gauge, length can be somewhat of a mystery. There are many different types of barbells, so how do you measure their length? It may be easy in the case of straight barbells, but what about the other ones? How is length measured on bent barbells?

Barbells and Lengths 

Barbells are among the most popular body jewelry pieces. There are many different types of barbells you can use for many piercings. In fact, almost all piercing types can use barbells as jewelry. However, it is important to know just the kind of a barbell you should use for each piercing. While some can … read more

Vertical Tragus Piercing

Vertical TragusVertical tragus is a rare ear piercing that is actually a variation of a much more popular tragus piercing. This vertical placement can look very stylish so it can attract a lot of attention. For this reason, it is not unheard of to have a vertical tragus piercing. However, keep in mind that most piercings that look like a vertical tragus are surface piercings.

Placement and Variants

Vertical tragus is a rare variation of a tragus piercing, which also make it into one of the ear cartilage piercings. Tragus is a small cartilage projection right in front of the ear canal. All people have this projection but some have a tragus that is more prominent than the others. It is possible to pierce a tragus in various ways if the projection is big enough. Many people can receive a regular … read more

What Are New Trends for Navel Jewelry?

Trends for Navel JewelryNavel piercing is among the most popular piercings in the world. While its popularity lessened a bit in the last few years, navel piercing is getting trendy once again. This time, there are some changes to the popular jewelry styles for navel piercings. There are new trends for navel jewelry that you might want to follow to make your old (or brand new!) belly button piercing super fashionable. Also, new jewelry is a great way to change something and to make your piercing fresh and attractive again. This is why it is important to know the current fashion for belly button jewelry.

New Trends for Navel Jewelry: The Basics

Curved barbells are a standard for navel jewelry. They are very popular and practical for this piercing type. It is therefore not surprising that curved barbells are still a popular … read more

Vampire Bites Piercing

Vampire Bites PiercingA vampire bites piercing is a neck piercing on the side of the neck. It is made to look like imaginary bites on the neck. This piercing is also known under other names: vampire kiss piercing and vampire piercing. This is one of the most common neck surface piercings.

Vampire Bites Piercing Information

Vampire bites consists of two holes on the neck. This is a surface piercing so it doesn’t go deeper than the skin of the neck. As a surface piercing, it is prone to common problems that surface piercings have, such as migration, rejection and other problems.

What is important with this piercing is the placement. While it can be located at various points on the neck, it is important that the two holes are made in such a way that they resemble a bite on the … read more

What is the Most Comfortable Prince Albert Jewelry?

Most Comfortable Prince Albert JewelryPrince Albert (PA) piercing is the most popular male genital piercing in the world. It is therefore not surprising that there are so many men looking for high-quality, comfortable and functional PA jewelry. The good news is that this great interest means a wide range of different jewelry styles you can choose. On the other hand, not all jewelry pieces work equally well for a PA piercing. This is why it is so important to find the most comfortable Prince Albert jewelry.

How to Find the Most Comfortable Prince Albert Jewelry?

Finding the most comfortable Prince Albert jewelry should not be hard. PA piercings are so popular that there are many great jewelry pieces you can choose for this piercing. Also, a great thing about PA piercing is that it uses regular body jewelry pieces. Those are rings, barbells and … read more

The Best Transverse Lobe Piercing Jewelry

Transverse lobe piercing is stylish, original and very attractive. It is a great choice for those who want to have an effective and unusual ear piercing without being too extreme. A transverse lobe piercing goes through the earlobe so it doesn’t bring much pain. At the same time, it is much more sophisticated and original than a common earlobe piercing. Transverse lobe piercing jewelry comes in many shapes and designs so it is possible to choose the best ones for yourself.

Popular Transverse Lobe Piercing Jewelry

Transverse Lobe Piercing JewelryTransverse lobe piercing goes horizontally through the earlobe. It means that it is relatively long and goes through more tissue than regular lobe piercing. This determines the length of the transverse lobe piercing jewelry you need to use.

While this is not the longest piercing you can get or not even the longest ear … read more

How Do You Size Piercing Needles?

Size Piercing NeedlesMany piercing enthusiasts know a lot about their own piercings but not about the procedure itself. While it is important to leave details to professionals it is also useful to know some of the basics. There are many people who wonder about the sizes of piercing needles and how to you size piercing needles. 

The Most Common Piercing Needles

Typical piercing needles are hollow, with a sharp, triangular tip. The tip is specially designed for easy piercing of the skin so it doesn’t cause much damage to the tissue. This is a huge difference to the piercing guns that cause a lot of damage and are not precise enough.

Hollow piercing needles are made for precision so this is why professional piercers use them so much. In fact, one of the basic signs that your piercer is a professional and … read more

The Most Popular Vagina and Clit Jewelry

Outer-Labia-PiercingFemale genital piercings are very popular. There are also many amazing jewelry pieces you can use with these piercings. Some people call it vagina and clit jewelry, though generally speaking, most female genital piercings don’t go through the vagina and clitoris.

If you have a female genital piercing or want to get one it is important to know how to choose the right jewelry.

The Main Types of Vagina and Clit Jewelry

There are several main types of vagina and clit jewelry. These are typically known as female genital jewelry. The first thing you need to know is that many of the jewelry pieces that are great for genital jewelry are also good for other types of piercings. In other words, there are no special vagina and clit jewelry pieces that are made only for genital piercings.

The most common … read more

Can an Apadravya Piercing Continue with PA and Reverse PA?

As you probably know, Apadravya is one of the most popular male genital piercings in the world. However, it is not the most popular of them all: this title belongs to Prince Albert (PA) piercing. An interesting thing about an Apadravya piercing is that is basically two piercings in one: Prince Albert (PA) and Reverse Prince Albert (Reverse PA) piercing. Many people like this fact but wonder how to make the most out of it. Can an Apadravya continue with PA and Reverse PA?

Apadravya: A Composite Piercing

As noted above, Apadravya is a male genital piercing that basically consists of two other penis piercings: Prince Albert and a Reverse Prince Albert. Apadravya is a vertical piercing through the penis and it goes from the underside of the glans all the way to the top of the glans. It also … 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