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

Will My Piercing Bleed?

Piercing BleedingMany people wonder if their new piercing will bleed and, if yes, for how long. It’s important to note that there is no one, universal answer to this question. Most of the piercings will bleed a little, at least initially. However, this bleeding should not be prolonged. How long the piercing will bleed depends on many factors, so it’s always vital to ask your piercer to explain you the details about your chosen piercing.

Piercings and Bleeding

Since piercings are perforations made on the tissue, it’s not surprising that some bleeding will occur. That being said, not all piercings bleed, and some bleed very little. Other piercings are known for more extended bleeding, so you need to know about it.

It’s also important to know that bleeding occurs during the procedure, but it will be cleaned immediately by your piercerread more

Scared of Piercing Needles? Don’t Be!

Piercing NeedlePiercing needles are essential assets of any piercing studio. All reliable piercers will use them and they will refuse to perform piercings with any other instrument. The only exception are specific types of piercings not done with piercing needles, such as transscrotal procedures.

In all other situations, using piercing needless is mandatory. This is the only way to perform piercing properly and with least damage to surrounding tissue. Piercing needles are sterile, safe and they bring the least pain to the client.

What if You’re Scared of Piercing Needles?

Many people are scared of needles. In a way it’s understandable: not many people enjoy to be poked with a needle. One might think that piercing enthusiasts are different, and while there are some people who truly enjoy the piercing process itself, there are many people who get piercings … read more