Daith Too Small to Pierce?

Daith Too Small to PierceA Daith piercing is one of the most stylish and discreet ear cartilage piercings. Since it is small and elegant, there are special tiny earrings you can wear with it. However, not everyone is anatomically suited for a Daith piercing. The area of the cartilage is generally small, but some people have a tiny piece of cartilage. What to do if you have a Daith too small to pierce?

Daith Piercing Basics

A Daith piercing is one of the most popular ear cartilage piercing types. This piercing goes through the innermost fold of the cartilage, the one right above the ear canal. This is a very attractive place that makes for effective piercings.

While some people pronounce “Daith” as “dayth”, the correct pronunciation of a Daith piercing is “doth”. Some people claim that piercing on this particular spot helps with … read more

Infographic: Ear Piercing Types

Ear piercings are very varied and popular. Ear may be small but there are so many different piercing types you can choose. Of course, the most popular ear piercing is the earlobe piercing. It is so popular that many people don’t even consider it to be a “real” body piercing. Despite of this, lobe piercings are true piercings but there are also many other ear piercings you can choose. In fact, there are several different earlobe piercing types to choose from! Another popular type of ear piercing is the cartilage piercing. This is not one piercing but many different ear piercing types you can choose.

Since there are so many different ear piercings you can get, it is useful to have a handy infographic displaying the most popular ear piercing types:

Ear Piercing Types Infographic

 

 Different Ear Piercings and Jewelry

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How to Find a Genital Piercer?

~ Darwin Markham 

Is there a Penis Piercer in or near Wayne County Illinois?  

 ~ Wendi Thorne 

Where can I have the princess Albertina done in the U.K.?

 ~ Kristi

 where can you get a PA???

Find a Genital PiercerThere are many people who want to get a nice genital piercing. However, as you probably know, it is not always easy to find a genital piercer. This person has to know what they are doing and to have plenty of experience performing these types of piercings. An ordinary piercer who only does ear piercings or navel piercings just won’t do in this situations.

It is Not Easy to Find a Genital Piercer

Generally speaking, it is not always easy to find a genital piercer. They are highly-specialized individuals who perform these very sensitive and often extreme piercing types. While most genital piercers are … 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

What is the Smallest Gauge Size for Ears?

There are many different sizes of ear piercings and ear jewelry. It is very important to know the size you have because this is the only way to get the jewelry of the right size. What is the smallest gauge size for ears? This is a popular question that many piercing enthusiast want to know, especially those who want to engage in earlobe stretching.

Many Different Ear Piercings

It is important to say here that the smallest gauge size for ears might depend on the type of ear piercing you have. There are many different ear piercings out there, from a regular earlobe piercing to the more elaborate ear cartilage piercings.

As such, there is no one ear piercing type but many different ones. Some of these have different rules when it comes to the typical sizes of … 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

The Truth about Helix Ear Piercing Pain

Helix piercings are a very attractive and stylish choice for those who like ear piercings. More creative than regular earlobe piercings, helix can truly be an elegant choice for a piercing. Helix piercings are a popular choice for women but there are also many men who enjoy this piercing type.

Generally speaking, helix piercings are a type of ear cartilage piercings. As such, they are more sensitive than it may seem. This is something you need to know if you are interested in this piercing type. One of the most common questions is about the pain. What is helix ear piercing pain and is it too much to take?

Helix Ear Piercing Pain: The Truth

Helix Ear Piercing PainOne of the most important things you need to know about ear cartilage piercings is that they are more sensitive than they look. It … 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

Should You Twist a Piercing?

Many people wonder how much to twist a piercing. This is a common question for those who have a new, fresh piercing and initial jewelry. There is an old misconception that twisting your jewelry during the healing process will prevent your piercing from closing down. So, should you twist a piercing?

Twisting a Piercing

Should You Twist a PiercingThe first thing you need to know is that it’s not possible to twist a piercing. What most people think by twisting a piercing is actually about twisting your jewelry. This might be someone’s habit or an unconscious thing people do, but the problem is when people do it during the healing time. There is a widely popular misconception that twisting and turning the jewelry inside the hole during the healing process is necessary and beneficial for the healing of your piercing. This is wrong. In … read more

Guide to One Flared Plugs

Ear plugs are among the most popular large gauge jewelry types for stretched earlobes. Along with flesh tunnels and earlets, ear plugs make a great choice for those who wish to have attractive and gorgeous jewelry in their stretched lobes.

There are a few common types of ear plugs and flesh tunnels: straight (without flares) and flared plugs. Straight jewelry is smooth and doesn’t have any flares so it’s easy to insert. Double-flared plugs and flesh tunnels have flares on both sides so they are more difficult to insert and remove.

However, these are not the only types of ear plugs you can get. There is also a rare type of a one flared plug.

What are One Flared Plugs?

Guide to One Flared PlugsOne flared plugs, earlets and flesh tunnels are something between the straight (no flare) jewelry … read more