What is The Initial Healing Time?

Initial Healing TimeThere are some things you should expect after getting your piercing done. While most people are scared of piercing pain during procedure, it’s important to know that the procedure is just the first step. Once it’s done and you have your new piercing, the healing time starts.

It’s vital to understand how critical and important healing time is for the well being of your piercing and your health in general. This is why it’s important to perform aftercare carefully and to stick to all of the instructions proposed by your piercer.

The Initial Healing Time

The most critical time is the initial healing time. This time starts right after the procedure is done and lasts for weeks, depending on the piercing in question. Out of this time, the most dangerous are the first hours and days after getting your … read more

Why Choose Gold Jewelry for Your Piercings?

Gold Jewelry for Lip PiercingsGold is certainly among the most popular body jewelry materials.

In fact, some of the most beautiful jewelry pieces you can use in your piercings are made of gold.

It is therefore not surprising that gold is such a common material for body jewelry or that there are many jewelry pieces made of gold.

Gold for Body Piercing Jewelry

Gold is a noble metal that looks really beautiful so it is not surprising that it’s often chosen for jewelry of all kinds, not just piercing jewelry. It is also highly valuable, which ads a bit of luxury to jewelry made of this metal.

If you wish to wear jewelry made of gold, it is important to always choose the type of gold that is safe to use in body piercings. This is why it is so vital to … read more

Lip Piercing Aftercare Guide

Lip PiercingDo you have a new lip piercing and are now looking for the appropriate aftercare? It is important to know that lip piercings are in some ways the same as other piercing types while they are different in other aspects. In order to take care of your new lip piercing properly it is vital to know how to perform adequate aftercare. Since lip piercings are both oral and facial piercings in one, keep in mind that the aftercare might be a bit different to what you’re used to with other piercing types. Also, remember that not all lip piercing types are the same, so this is yet another thing to keep in mind.

Lip Piercing Aftercare: Two in One

One thing you need to know about lip piercings is that they combine oral and facial piercing in one. As such, … read more

Surface Piercing Infection vs Migration & Rejection

Surface PiercingSurface piercings are beautiful and can be very attractive. There are also many different types of surface piercings you can get, so they allow you to express your creativity and unique tastes. One great thing about surface piercings is that they allow you to pierce even body parts that cannot be pierced by standard piercing methods. On the other hand, surface piercings are more sensitive than the regular piercings. They are more prone to problems such as migration and rejection, so they are not as long-lasting as the regular piercing types. This is something to keep in mind if you decide to have a surface piercing.

Surface Piercing Infection vs Migration & Rejection: The Problem

One of the main problems with surface piercings is that they are very prone to problems. It is one of the main reasons why they … read more

Horizontal Tongue Piercing Guide

Horizontal Tongue PiercingHorizontal tongue piercing is a piercing done horizontally through the tongue. This is a relatively rare placement, much rarer than the standard vertical tongue piercing. As such, it is more unique and can attract a lot of attention. At the same time, this piercing goes through a lot of tissue so it is more sensitive and painful than the regular (vertical) tongue piercing.

Horizontal Tongue Piercing: Placement and Procedure

This piercing is done horizontally across the tongue at a point that piercer finds the best and the client likes the most. There are many different placements possible: horizontal tongue piercing can be done at different parts of the tongue. However, it is vital to choose a placement that will not interfere with normal talking and eating, or other normal tongue functions. Since this is a large piercing that goes … read more

Classic Cock Piercing

PAMany people are interested in penis piercings and other male genital piercings.

While these piercings are generally considered rare and extreme, there are actually more of them than people think. In other words, if you wish to have a cock piercing you are definitely not alone.

What is a Classic Cock Piercing?

Since penis piercings and genital piercings are more popular than people think, it is not surprising to learn that some of them are already considered “classic”. These piercings are among the most common genital piercings and typically the first genital piercings that people get. However, this is not a general rule. After all, different people have different preferences so it is not unheard of that a person gets a rare or a more extreme piercing as their first genital piercing.

That being said, there are some common … read more

How to Prevent Overcleaning?

Facial PiercingsOne of the main misconceptions about piercing aftercare is that you need to clean your new piercing very often. After all, it may seem logical: in order to keep your piercing sterile and cleaned, you need to use the saline solution or another cleaner as often as possible.

However, it doesn’t go like this. While it is important to keep your new piercing clean and to perform proper aftercare, you need to keep in mind that cleaning way too often can bring more harm than good. In fact, overcleaning is one of the main mistakes you can make when it comes to piercing aftercare.

So, how to resist the overcleaning? Here are some tips to help you avoid this mistake:

How to Prevent Overcleaning: Tips

  • Be informed. Sometimes, it is difficult to tell how much cleaning is good and
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Madonna Piercing

Madonna-PiercingMadonna piercing is one of the most popular lip piercings in the world. In so many ways, it is identical to the famous Monroe piercing and can even be seen as a variation of this piercing. In fact, many people consider the two to be basically the same piercing. The only difference is the placement, since Madonna is done on the opposite side of the face. While Monroe piercing is done on the left side of the upper lip, Madonna piercing is done on the right side.

Madonna Piercing: Placement and Procedure

Madonna is a piercing done on the upper lip. The placement is made off-center, on the right-hand side of the lip. Depending on the person’s anatomy and preferences, the piercing can be done higher or lower on the right side of the lip.

As mentioned above, this is … read more

Rare Lip Piercings

Horizontal Lip PiercingDo you like lip piercings but are looking for something more original than the usual labret, Madonna, Monroe or Medusa piercings? Try one of the rare lip piercings! One word of advice, though: there is always a reason why a piercing is rare. It might be uncomfortable, difficult to maintain or just not worth the trouble.

On the other hand, even the rare piercing types have its fans and people who are more than satisfied with them. There is also a big advantage of standing out from the crowd and being original.

Here are some of the most sunning rare lip piercings:

Horizontal Lip Piercing

This is a very rare lip piercing type and is reserved only for the adventurous. This piercing is done horizontally through the lip. The piercing goes through the whole length of the lip so … read more

A Short Guide to Piercing Healing

Tongue piercingIf you are a piercing enthusiast or if you are looking forward to your first piercing it is always useful to know a bit about different stages and phases of piercing healing. This is a good way to understand the whole piercing process and how your piercings heal. Knowing about these things will not only help you perform better aftercare but will also help you recognize any potential problems with your piercing.

Stages of Piercing Healing

Keep in mind that your body treats any piercing as a wound. As such, it will always try to heal it. The jewelry inserted into your new piercing will prevent the wound to close, so it will instead heal around the inserted object. This way, a healed piercing becomes an open hole you can use to insert your body jewelry.

There are several main … read more