Does Surgical Steel Contain Less Nickel than Stainless Steel?

Surgical Steel Contain Less NickelSteel is generally an excellent material for body piercing jewelry. However, in order to stay safe and to avoid allergies, it is important to only use high-quality body jewelry. It means that you need to focus on specific types of steel. One of the most common piercing jewelry materials is Surgical Steel. Is it a safer option than “regular” stainless steel? Does Surgical Steel contain less nickel than stainless steel?

Does Surgical Steel Contain Less Nickel?

Since nickel is one of the main reasons for allergies and other troubles with body jewelry, it makes sense to wonder about the nickel content in your jewelry. As you probably know, steel as a material does contain some tiny amounts of nickel. However, different types of steel vary in this nickel content.

One of the best things about Surgical steel is … read more

What is the Best Jewelry for the Vagina?

Jewelry for the VaginaThere are many powerful female genital piercings you can get. Of course, these piercings are not just about piercing holes in the skin: many of them can bring different erotic sensations. Also, female genital piercings are beautiful, particularly if you pair them with a nice jewelry piece. What is the best jewelry for the vagina and how to find it?

Jewelry for the Vagina

If you want to find jewelry for the vagina, you should look at the jewelry for female genital piercings. See, even though it is often called “jewelry for the vagina”, most piercings do not go through the vagina itself. On the contrary: there are only a few of them that actually do go through the vagina. This is the first thing to keep in mind.

Princess Albertina piercing, for example, is famous for its unusual placement. … read more

How Strong is Apadravya Piercing Pain?

Apadravya Piercing PainApadravya, a vertical penis piercing, is one of the most powerful and enjoyable male genital piercings in the world. It can bring so much pleasure to the wearer and his partners. This is why it’s not surprising that there are so many men with this piercing. So, what about Apadravya piercing pain? Is it really so bad as it looks?

Apadravya Piercing Pain: The Facts

Many people wonder about Apadravya piercing pain, and there is no point in denying: this is a painful piercing. While it is not the most painful male genital piercing you can get, it is painful. You need to understand this before you decide to go through the procedure.

Apadravya is a long piercing, because it goes through the entire head of the penis, from top to bottom. That is a lot of tissue. Many … read more

Foreskin Piercing: Will It Get Smelly?

I’m interested with foreskin piercing, I have short foreskin and I want it on the top (11 and 1 o’clock), using Barbell style. In my ears, I have two one inch piercings, and one standard piercing. I’m no longer wearing the piercing. The standard piercing (1.5mm) it’s harder to clean up after I’m not wearing the piercing, so it’s kinda smelly. My question is, because foreskin is elastic, is it hard to clean up? And is it possible can be smelly? I live in a country that 99% men are circumcised, and I asked tattoo piercing studios, nobody done this before, even they’re never do a piercing on genital area, it’s hard to find information about this here. I really appreciate your answer. 

~ Ryan

Foreskin PiercingThere are many different ways to have a foreskin piercing. As you may expect, … read more

How is Length Measured on Bent Barbells?

Bent BarbellsIn order to be completely happy with your body jewelry, it is important to get proper jewelry size. This goes both for the gauge (thickness of jewelry) and length. While everybody knows about the importance of proper gauge, length can be somewhat of a mystery. There are many different types of barbells, so how do you measure their length? It may be easy in the case of straight barbells, but what about the other ones? How is length measured on bent barbells?

Barbells and Lengths 

Barbells are among the most popular body jewelry pieces. There are many different types of barbells you can use for many piercings. In fact, almost all piercing types can use barbells as jewelry. However, it is important to know just the kind of a barbell you should use for each piercing. While some can … read more

Titanium vs Surgical Steel Piercings Jewelry

Titanium vs Surgical Steel PiercingsThere are many different types of body piercing jewelry that you can choose. With piercings becoming more and more popular, there are even more jewelry choices you can make. However, in order to stay safe, it is always important to think about the body jewelry materials. You should never take just any cheap, mall kiosk jewelry piece you can find. You need to make sure that the material is safe. Surgical Steel, particularly 316 Surgical Steel, and titanium, are among the best piercing jewelry materials you can get. So, which one is better? Titanium vs Surgical Steel piercings jewelry: which one will win?

Titanium vs Surgical Steel Piercings Jewelry: The Basics

Titanium vs Surgical Steel piercing jewelry: which ones to choose? In order to answer this question, it is important to understand the basic characteristics of both materials. Also, … read more

Can You Wear a Smaller Gauge Jewelry?

Wear a Smaller Gauge JewelryWhen you choose the right jewelry for your piercings, it is important to pick the ones that are of the appropriate size. As you probably know, the size of your piercing hole corresponds to the size of the piercing needle. In turn, you need to wear jewelry of that same gauge.

Many times, people do not go this way. Some try to insert thicker jewelry into their piercing hole, which can lead to pain, irritation and other problems. What about smaller gauges, then? Can you wear a smaller gauge jewelry in your piercings?

Wear a Smaller Gauge Jewelry: Yes or No?

If you want to wear a smaller gauge jewelry than you piercing hole, you can run into several problems. You may think that it is an okay thing to do, especially if there is a body jewelry piece you … read more

Can You Get an Industrial Piercing with a Gun?

Industrial Piercing with a GunIndustrial piercings are among the most effective ear piercings in the world. While technically any two piercings connected by a straight barbell are considered “Industrial piercings”, the name mainly refers to the ear piercings. This opens the question of the use of piercing guns. Is it safe to do an Industrial piercing with a gun?

The Danger of a Piercing Gun

If you wondering about getting an Industrial piercing with a gun, think twice. Piercing guns are unsafe and proper piercers do not recommend them at all. In fact, doctors and piercers alike agree that performing piercings with a gun is a bad and dangerous practice.

The main problem is that is not possible to properly sterilize most of the piercings guns out there. This opens the door for infections and many other issues. Another problem is that piercing with … read more

How to Avoid Nipple Ring Smell?

Nipple Ring SmellNipple rings are amazing jewelry pieces that can look both sexy and stylish. For many people, this is a piece of jewelry that is reserved only for the partner’s eyes, although others prefer to display their nipple jewelry pieces to the world. Whatever your style of presentation may be, it is undeniable that nipple piercings are powerful in many ways. This is why it’s so important to keep them healthy and problem-free. One of the main issues people get with their nipple jewelry is nipple ring smell. This can be very uncomfortable and embarrassing. Luckily, there are some things you can do to remedy this problem.

What Causes Nipple Ring Smell?

What is important to understand about nipple ring smell is that it doesn’t come from the ring itself. Instead, it’s the piercing that is getting smelly. It means that … read more

Micropenis With Piercings

Is it possible to have a micropenis with piercings? Is it possible to pierce such a small penis? 

~ Anonymous

Micropenis With PiercingsMicropenis is a real medical condition that affects approximately 0.6 percent of men. While there are men who think that they are small in the penis department, it is not necessarily a case of a micropenis. As a medical condition, it is only possible to diagnose by a proper medical doctor. In any case, both men with a micropenis and with small penises sometimes wonder about their opportunities for genital piercings. Is it possible to have a micropenis with piercings?

Piercing a Micropenis

Can you have a micropenis with piercings? The short answer is yes. The size of a penis is not really important when it comes to genital piercings because there are so many piercing needle and jewelry … read more