Can You Use Body Jewelry after Someone Else?

Can You Use Body Jewelry after Someone ElsePeople with body piercings typically have a nice body jewelry collection. Even if you only have one piercing chances are that you have some nice jewelry to go with it. The more piercings you have the more jewelry pieces you’ll need. It is interesting that many people find that they are always on a lookout for beautiful body jewelry pieces.

This opens the issue of second hand body jewelry. Can you use body jewelry after someone else? Is this safe and hygienic? Some people also wonder about sharing jewelry pieces. Is this a good thing to do?

Second Hand Jewelry

When you ask if you should use body jewelry after someone else, what you’re asking is about second hand jewelry. Just like any other product, you can find second hand body jewelry out there. What is second hand body … read more

Lip Stud vs. Ring

Lip Stud vs RingPeople who wish to get a lip piercing often wonder if it’s better to wear a stud or a ring in their piercing. The whole lip stud vs. ring dilemma is an old one and there is no definitive answer to it.

In reality, both are good but it is important to choose jewelry style that will suit you perfectly. Keep this in mind when deciding on the lip jewelry style for you.

Lip Stud vs. Ring: Basics

Lip studs (also known as labrets) and ring are the most popular lip jewelry styles. There are many different rings you can choose, such as Captive Bead Rings, screwball rings, seamless and segment rings, fixed rings, and more. Lip studs (labrets) on the other hand, are more uniform. However, this doesn’t mean that they are … read more

Can You Get the Industrial Earring with a Gun?

Can You Get the Industrial Earring with a GunEar piercings, particularly earlobe piercings, are so popular that you can get them almost anywhere. While other types of piercings are typically done only in special piercing studios, ear piercings can be done in malls and other non-professional places. However, just because you can get a piercing in a random shop doesn’t mean that you should. It is highly advisable to get your ear piercings in a reliable piercing studio.

Random Shops and Piercing Guns

Piercing guns are one of the worst things about random shops such as mall kiosks. While proper piecing studios use professional piercing needles to perform a piercing, people at a random shop use piercing guns. Piercing guns are often used for ear piercings and not just earlobe piercings.

Piercing guns are very bad for earlobe piercings but they become even more dangerous … read more

Are Professional Piercers Allowed to Pierce Pregnant Women?

are-professional-piercers-allowed-to-pierce-pregnant-womenMany women who are pregnant wonder about the possibility of getting a piercing while pregnant. Is this safe? Are professional piercers allowed to piece pregnant women? What are risks and problems associated with piercings during pregnancy?

If you are pregnant and thinking about getting a piercing, these are some of the important questions to think about. It is absolutely vital to ensure safety of you and your unborn child, which is why it is important to think about any possible risks and problems.

Piercings and Pregnancy

Piercings are not the best idea to do while pregnant. Some older, well-healed and established piercings will not be affected by pregnancy, but it is highly advisable not to get any new piercings while pregnant.

The procedure itself is not the main problem, especially if you choose a light, simple piercing. … read more

Should I Get My Nipples Pierced: The Short and Long Answers

~ Should I Get My Nipples Pierced?

nipple-piercingThere are many people asking about various piercings. People are interested to know if it’s okay for them to get a piercing at a particular body part.

Should I get my nipples pierced? What about my eyebrow? Are genital piercings right for me?

While these questions are more than welcome, it is important to know that it’s not easy for someone else to answer them.

In other words, it all depends on the individual in question. Only you know the answer. If you want to have your nipples pierced you are the only person who knows if this is the right idea or not.

Should I Get My Nipples Pierced: The Short Answer

The short answer to this question is that you are the only one who knows if this is the … read more

How to Overcome the Fear of Piercing?

Piercing PainMany people have a fear of piercing. This fear can be about many different things. Some people are scared of piercing needles. Others are scared of pain. There are also those who don’t like the sight of blood or those who are scared they would faint.

Whatever the problem may be, know that you are not alone. There are many people who have a fear of piercing. This becomes a problem if you are scared of piercing procedure but you want to get pierced.

Here are some tips to help you conquer you fear of piercing:

Choose a Good Piercer

Choosing a good, knowledgeable piercer is essential even if you are not scared of piercings. It is important to pick a reliable individual to perform a piercing on you. If you have a fear of piercing, however, finding a … read more

How to Choose Your Next Piercing?

How to Choose Your Next Piercing?Are you a piercing enthusiast? Or maybe you are preparing to get your first piercing? Regardless of your experience with piercings in the past, getting a new piercing is always a big decision. It is important to know what you want and where you want your next piercing to be even before you book and appointment with your piercer. While sudden decisions work in some cases piercings do require a certain commitment so it’s always best to think a bit about where you want to have your next piercing done.

For some people, this decision is easy. They have a list of body parts they wish to pierce and they always know where their next piercing is going to be. But what if you are not sure? There are many people who know that they want a piercing, but don’t … read more

Checking Safety and Sterilization in a Piercing Studio

Safety and Sterilization in a Piercing StudioIn order for a piercing studio to be safe, it has to follow all the procedure requirements. This is particularly true for hygiene standards and sterilization. All the reliable studios will follow these procedures but sometimes it’s difficult to tell a good studio from the bad.

The main issue is that there are so many things that go behind the scenes. As a client, you will not be able to witness all the safety and sterilization measures in a studio. That being said, keep in mind that it’s your right to know that a studio is safe, and that you can request to see results of certain tests.

Checking Safety and Sterilization in a Piercing Studio: How To

It is important to ask and observe. Visit a studio and see how clean it is. Ask questions. Note … read more

Piercing Tips You May Not Know

578tHere are some quick and handy piercing and aftercare tips you may not know. All of them will help you maintain a healthy and clean piercing.

Keep in mind: even the little things can make a difference between a successful piercing and a disaster!

Be Mentally Prepared!

In order to ensure the best and most comfortable experience at the piercing studio, you need to know yourself. What does it mean? You need to know what kind of company and circumstances will make you the most relaxed. For example, some people feel better and braver when they go with a trusted friend or a family member. Others feel more relaxed when they are alone. These are all individual choices and piercing studios are often happy to allow other people to be there with you. However, you need to know yourself … read more

Studio Etiquette

Inside a Piercing StudioPiercing studios are great places. This is where you can get that piercing you’ve been dreaming about or pick a fancy jewelry piece.

Whatever you do, keep in mind that there are some guidelines you should follow in order to make the experience better for everyone.

Learn More about Studio Etiquette

  • Before going to a piercing studio it’s best to have at least a vague idea of what you want. Your piercer needs to start from somewhere, so it’s best to visit a studio once you have at least some ideas in mind.
  • Piercers and other staff are there to answer your question. Do your best to ask questions related to their job and something that’s actually relevant. In other words, do not waste piercer’s time.
  • It’s best to do some research beforehand (see above). If you do that you
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