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

Ashley Piercing Pain Rate

Ashley Piercing Pain RateAshley piercing is a relatively rare lip piercing that looks very attractive. It is a rare variation of a much more popular vertical labret piercing.

As many other vertical lip piercings, Ashley piercing goes through a lot of tissue. This can mean a painful procedure. This is why so many people wonder about Ashley piercing pain rate and how bad it actually is.

How big is Ashley Piercing Pain Rate?

Ashley piercing is an inverse vertical labret: it is a rare placement and a variation of a vertical labret piercing. Ashley piercing goes through the lower lip. One end of the jewelry sits on top of the lower lip while the other end is inside of the mouth. A regular vertical labret piercing has both ends of the jewelry on the outside. The specific placement makes Ashley piercing both a … 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

5 Questions to Ask Your Genital Piercer

~ Buck McGee

I would like to know how to find a professional [genital] piercing practitioner and what questions to ask before I get the ‘job’ done. Thank You.

Questions to Ask Your Genital PiercerFinding a good genital piercer is just part of the job. To ensure your safety and satisfaction, it is important to make sure that this person is indeed the right one for you. These questions to ask your genital piercer go hand in hand with finding a good genital piercer in the first place. It’s all part of the same process that will ensure your full satisfaction with a piercing.

Important Questions to Ask Your Genital Piercer

There are several important questions to ask your genital piercer and many of them are part of the search for the right piercer for your needs. Asking around, following specialized online communities, listening to … read more

How to Find the Best Genital Piercer?

~ Buck McGee

The only hold back I have concerning penis penis and teat piercing is that I have no reliable reference to the practitioners that do piercings for men, which I am. Word of mouth, that Joe’s best friend knows how to pierce a man is not at all reassuring to me. If you may do do, I would like to know how to find a professional piercing practitioner and what questions to ask before I get the ‘job’ done. Thank You.

Find the Best Genital PiercerFinding the best genital piercer is not always an easy task. While there are many male genital piercings out there, and while these piercings are more popular than one might think, it is true that intimate piercings are specific in many ways. This is simply not something where you can go into any studio and get a … read more

Is it Possible to Have Big Pierced Nipples?

Nipple piercings are among the most popular intimate piercings in the world. Both men and women can enjoy this piercing to the fullest. The best thing about a nipple piercing is that the size of the nipple doesn’t really play a crucial role. It means that there are many people with big pierced nipples. If your nipples are large you may worry about the ability to pierce them. The good news is that you probably don’t need to worry about this, but it is best to consult a good piercer to make sure. 

Can You Have Big Pierced Nipples?

Big Pierced NipplesMany people wonder if it’s possible to have big pierced nipples. Just like there are many people with very small nipples worrying about piercing their nipples, there are also many people with very large nipples worrying about the same thing.

This … read more

Body Piercing with Septic Arthritis

Body Piercing with Septic ArthritisSeptic arthritis is an infection of a joint. This can be a potentially very dangerous condition so it is important to know how to recognize the warning signs and how to minimize the risks. People who are fans of body modifications need to be particularly careful because improper piercing procedures can heighten the risk of septic arthritis. Also, if you have this condition or suspect you might have it, it is important not to get new piercings until you are free of the infection. This is vital for ensuring your health and safety.

Important Information about Septic Arthritis

Body piercing with septic arthritis is not such a common occurrence. But it does happen so you need to understand the danger. The first thing you need to know is what septic arthritis actually is. Septic arthritis is an infection of a … read more

Self-Piercing: Safe or Not?

Self-PiercingSelf-piercing is a form of DIY body modification. It basically means to perform a piercing on yourself, all by yourself. Most of the time, self-piercing refers to the practice of non-professional people performing piercings on themselves. Teenagers are often the ones who are most interested about this practice.

Needless to say, while it is technically possible to do a self-piercing, it is a very dangerous thing and not something experts recommend. Those who are not professionals don’t have the skills or the tools needed to perform piercing in a safe and proper way. While it is not possible to prevent anyone from attempting to do a self-piercing there are many reasons why this is not something that should be encouraged.

 Is Self-Piercing Safe?

There are always some people who claim that they know how to do a self-piercing without a … read more

How to Check a Studio’s Piercing License?

~ John

I found it interesting that the article mentions that you should check the body piercing shop’s licensing. I don’t really have any knowledge about the body piercing process, but my girlfriend wants to get a lip ring. She doesn’t really have any prior experience getting pierced either, so I’ll be sure she checks the licensing of a shop before getting her piercing done there.

Piercing LicenseMany people looking for new piercings understand the importance of choosing a good piercer and a reputable piercing studio. After all, piercing involves creating holes in the tissue and it comes with numerous health risks. The more complex a piercing is, the higher the risk that something might go wrong. In order to minimize these risks it is important to use only professional piercing services. It means that you need to choose only reputable … read more

Piercing Aftercare for Germ Freaks

~ Ivy Baker

Body piercing isn’t something I know a lot about. But I have been thinking about getting a few lately. I liked that you pointed out that you should only clean your piercing the exact amount of time you are told to. I am a germ freak and would want to clean it even more than suggested so that is good to know.

Piercing AftercareIt is very important to get informed about all aspects of body piercings before you decide to get your own piercing. There are many people who rush into this without thinking, which is a bad way to go.

Piercing aftercare is one of the most important aspects of piercing care so it is good to be informed about it before you get your piercing.

There are many germ freaks who think a lot about cleaning … read more