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 to Do About Ashley Piercing Swelling?

~ Jamie hall 

Ashley Piercing SwellingWell, I got my Ashley lip done on Thursday and it’s still swollen please tell me what I need to do.

Ashley piercing is a relatively rare lip piercing that is actually a variation of a more popular vertical labret piercing. As a lip piercing, it is important to know that it is prone to swelling. However, if your Ashley piercing swelling is giving you concerns, it is important to act quickly to make sure that there is nothing wrong going on.

Ashley Piercing Swelling Concerns

Ashley piercing swelling is not such a rare occurrence. While this is not a common piercing, there are many people who choose to get it. As a lip piercing, it is important to understand that Ashley is prone to swelling. Most of the lip piercings are, to a certain degree. This … 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

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

When to Do Repiercing?

RepiercingThere are situations in which you are unable to save your piercing. Maybe it gets infected or it suffers from migration and rejection. In these situations it might be a good idea to retire your piercing. This will prevent it from creating a big scar and additional problems. Retiring a piercing is a good practice that will minimize the problem.

One of the best things about retiring a piercing is that you will probably be able to get a new piercing on the same location. This is called repiercing. If you with to get repierced you need to be careful about when and how to do it.

When to Do Repiercing: Tips

Here are some quick tips and advice on when to do repiercing:

  • It takes time. The main thing you need to take into account is the time.
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Surface Piercing Aftercare

oberflaechenpiercingAs you probably know, aftercare can make or break your piercing. What does it mean? It means that a lot depends on proper aftercare and how much attention you give to your new piercing. Healing is a sensitive time for all piercings and you need to take a special care in order to ensure that your new piercing heals properly and without problems.

This is why all reliable studios will provide extensive information on aftercare and this is why your piercer will instruct you how to perform aftercare for your new piercing so it can heal without infections and other problems.

While aftercare is always important, it is particularly crucial for surface piercings. Here are some reasons why:

Surface Piercings are More Sensitive

Keep in mind that surface piercings are, by their nature, more sensitive and prone to problems … read more

Which Piercings Migrate and Reject Easily?

Piercing RejectionIt’s important to understand that migration and rejection are a risk with any piercing. These are very common problems many people face with their piercings. While the majority of piercings never pose any problems it’s vital to know that every piercing carries a risk of migration and rejection. This is how it is.

It’s vital to know that there is no way to completely remove chances of migration and rejection. However, there are some ways to minimize the risk.

In order to know how to minimize this risk, you need to understand that not all piercings have the same chances of migration and rejection. Some piercing types are more prone to this problem.

Piercings with the Highest Risk

Some piercings have a higher risk of migration and rejection than the others. There are several factors that make a piercing … read more

Piercing Discomfort

Piercing DiscomfortMany people wonder how much discomfort is normal and expected when wearing body piercing jewelry. There is no one universal answer to this questions, but generally speaking, your jewelry should not cause discomfort. In fact, discomfort and pain can often be a sign of a problem so you should never ignore it!

Discomfort Associated with Piercings

There are several different types of piercing situations in which you can experience discomfort. It’s very important to know which of these situations are “normal” and when you should take discomfort and pain as a warning sign.

Common sources of discomfort:

•           The procedure

•           Initial healing time

•           Swelling

•           Improperly Sized Jewelry

•           Jewelry Getting Caught on Clothes

•           Jewelry Made of Unsafe Materials

•           Jewelry Unsuitable for Your Anatomy

•           Infections and Other Problems

The Procedure

You should expect some discomfort … read more

Migration and Rejection: The Difference

Piercing MigrationMigration and rejection are among the most common piercing problems. It’s important to know that all piercings have a risk of migration and rejection. While new piercings have the highest risk, any piercing, even the old, fully healed one, can get migrated or rejected.

In order to understand these common problems and risks, it’s important to know the difference between migration and rejection. In some ways they are similar, but there are some differences you need to know about.

What is Migration?

When your piercing is migrating, it moves from its original placement to a new one. In some cases, migration can be temporary and minimal: your piercing might move a little and then set nicely into its new place. Or it may migrate to an uncomfortable position and settle there.

Most of the time, however, migration is permanent … read more

Nipple Piercing Information and Tips

Nipple PiercingNipple piercings are popular for both men and women. While they are not the most common type of piercing a person can get, they are sure among the most popular intimate piercings.

Nipple piercings are known to be painful but with the right procedure the pain doesn’t last long and you can enjoy your new piercing for years.

Placement and Procedure

Nipple piercings are done on the base of the nipple, where the nipple meets areola. It’s very important to pierce only the nipple but not areola, or else you can experience numerous problems, such as infection, migration and rejection.

In order to ensure a good experience and a proper nipple piercing, it’s important to choose a knowledgeable and experienced piercer. Make sure to pick a reliable piercing studio and a person who knows what they’re doing. Nipple … read more