Proper Placement for a Helix Piercing

Proper Placement for a Helix PiercingHelix piercing is one of the most attractive ear piercings. It can truly enhance your look and there are many different earrings you can wear with it. This ear cartilage piercing offers numerous possibilities for jewelry and style. However, in order for it to work, you need a proper placement for a helix piercing.

What is a Proper Placement for a Helix Piercing?

A helix piercing is a piercing on the helix of the ear. The helix is part of the cartilage that makes the upper ear.

Since helix is relatively large, there are many spots where you can pierce it. This is why many people wonder about the proper placement for a helix piercing. Such a placement will make the piercing safe and allow it to heal without problems. Also, a proper placement for a helix piercing will emphasize … read more

Where to Pierce the Septum

Where to Pierce the SeptumSeptum piercing is among the most popular nose piercings. It is not unusual to see a person with a stylish nose ring through the septum. For many people, this is a more effective piercing than a simple nostril piercing. However, septum piercings can look more extreme than they actually are. After all, nose cartilage is firm and sensitive, so it looks like a complex piercing. Luckily, it is much simpler than that. This is why it’s important to know where to pierce the septum. Professional piercers perform this type of a piercing without much trouble.

Where to Pierce the Septum Exactly?

The first thing you need to know about septum piercing is that it is less extreme than it may seem. It is also less painful and it’s over quickly with a professional piercer. This is also an important … read more

How to Get More Affordable Piercing Jewelry?

Affordable Piercing JewelryPiercing jewelry is beautiful and something you need if you have piercings. In fact, many people choose to have piercings so they can display gorgeous jewelry. There are many wonderful jewelry pieces you can wear with your piercing. However, these jewelry pieces are sometimes expensive, especially the high-quality ones. Luckily, it is possible to get quality yet affordable piercing jewelry only if you know how to search.

Is Piercing Jewelry Always Expensive?

The first thing you might want to know is whether piercing jewelry is always expensive or not. The truth is that cheap, poorly made jewelry doesn’t cost much. However, chances are that you don’t want such jewelry. Keep in mind that cheap jewelry is often made of cheap, dangerous materials that can hurt you. Another problem with cheap jewelry is that it can break easily and hurt … 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

How to Make Your Jewelry Fit

how to make your jewelry fit

Gauge Wheel for Measuring

In order to wear jewelry that fits, you need to obtain proper measurements. You should only use jewelry that is nicely fitted to your piercing. Wearing jewelry of the wrong size can cause a lot of discomfort and other problems. This is important to remember when you wish to order and buy your jewelry.

For example, too large jewelry may tear your skin and cause irritation. On the other hand, jewelry that is too small can dig into your skin, causing discomfort and further problems.

All these issues can lead to infection, migration and rejection.

For these reasons, it’s vital to always wear only appropriately-sized and nicely fitted body jewelry.

Measures to Take Into Account

When we say “proper size”, we actually mean on several different things. There are some measurements you need to take into … read more

Is it Bad to Use Jewelry That’s a Smaller Gauge than the Needle?

All piercing jewelry you use should be the same size as the gauge of your piercing hole. This is the basic rule when it comes to piercing jewelry. However, we can’t always get the jewelry of the appropriate size. What to do in these situations? Is it bad to use jewelry that’s a smaller gauge than the needle?

Piercings and Jewelry Sizes

Jewelry That’s a Smaller Gauge than the NeedleGenerally speaking, it is always important to use only jewelry that is that same size (gauge) as your piercing hole. It means that it has to be of the same gauge as the piercing needle, because a needle of a certain gauge creates a piercing hole of the same gauge. If you take a regular care of your piercing it will stay this gauge constantly, which means that you should always get the jewelry of the same … read more

Buyer’s Guide to Common Body Jewelry Types

 

Common Body Jewelry TypesThere are many different body jewelry types and styles you can use for your piercings. Generally speaking, the jewelry type will depend on the piercing in question, as well as your preferences. It is very important to wear only jewelry types suitable for your piercing to ensure comfort and safety.

At the same time, there are certain jewelry types that are very popular and widely used for many different piercing types. These general jewelry types can be used for many piercings and can be worn on different body parts. These are usually rings and barbells, but some other jewelry types can also be used for numerous piercing types.

On the other hand, some popular jewelry types are specially designed for certain piercing types and not the others, so this is something to pay attention to when choosing the best … read more

Stylish Body Jewelry Tricks

Stylish Body JewelryStylish body jewelry is stunning and very attractive. It’s one of the best ways to enhance the look of your piercings and to make them aesthetically perfect.

If you want to attract attention or just to look your best, richly ornamented, beautiful piercing jewelry is a must for your piercings.

Obviously, a lot will depend on the circumstances, such as the occasion, your personal style and, above all, the type of piercing. Some piercings are better than the others when it comes to displaying richly ornamented jewelry. A lot will depend on the body part: if you have a facial or ear piercing, you can enhance it by wearing big, gorgeous jewelry pieces. If the piercing is somewhat hidden the effect might be lost.

Stylish Body Jewelry and Your Style

A lot will depend on your personal style. For … read more

The Most Effective yet Simple Decorations for Your Body Jewelry

Decorations for Your Body JewelryMany piercing jewelry pieces are made to be comfortable and practical. It is important to choose well-crafter, high-quality jewelry for your piercings because it is the only way to stay safe. You should never choose cheap, bad quality jewelry because it is not body-friendly and will probably cause problems.’

High-quality jewelry is not only made of safe materials but is also designed in a way that ensures safety and comfort.

However, that doesn’t mean that your jewelry has to be completely ordinary and plain.

Decorations for Your Body Jewelry

Here are some ideas on how to add something extra to your piercing jewelry while keeping it safe and comfortable:

  • Barbells with gems. One of the easiest ways to add something extra to your piercings is to choose barbells with gems instead of plain ones. While plain barbells are great and
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The Most Popular Piercings for Men and Women

Body piercings have been around since forever. Anthropologists believe body piercings may have been common even before the advent of the agrarian economy (living by farming, as opposed to hunting). That’s a long time before the goth kids and punk rockers made body piercings a lucrative trade. Piercings are one of those rare fashion trends that can apply to men and women both. Both a man and a woman can have a pierced nose, and be perceived the same way. That’s why body piercings can be so unique: they almost surpass gender.

Nowadays, most people have pierced ears or noses. To understand how certain kinds of piercings have become so popular above others, it’s important to know a bit about the modern history of body piercings. Piercings can be broadly categorized in two parts as facial piercings and body piercings. … read more