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

What Diameter are Urethral Sounds?

One of the most important things in urethral sounding and other types of urethral play is to choose toys of appropriate sizes. Any urethral toy you use needs to fit your urethra in order to avoid injuries and other problems. This is why many people wonder what diameter are urethral sounds that they can buy and what diameter of a sound they need to use.

Urethral Sound Sizing

What Diameter are Urethral SoundsThere are many reasons why you need to buy urethral sounds of appropriate sizes. Your urethra is of a certain size (width) and can accept only urethral toys that are about the same diameter as the diameter of your urethra. Using toys that are too thick or too thin can be very dangerous. This is why you need to be very careful when it comes to the sizes of urethral toys to … read more

How to Correctly Measure Body Jewelry

As soon as the healing period is over, we cannot wait to sport all types of beautiful body jewelry, right? Of course! After all, what is the point of getting a body piercing is you cannot adorn it with eye catching pieces and turn some heads? Most of us shop for body jewelry online. In such a scenario, it is very important to know how to correctly measure body jewelry.

Whether a piercing is fresh or healed, a wrong sized jewelry piece can irritate and infect it. Let’s look at how to correctly measure some of the common types of body jewelry pieces.

Straight Barbells – One of the most common and easy to measure body jewelry pieces, straight barbells are measured along the shaft between the two balls. Used most commonly for tongue and industrial piercings, straight … read more