Self-Piercing: Safe or Not?

Self-PiercingSelf-piercing is a form of DIY body modification. It basically means to perform a piercing on yourself, all by yourself. Most of the time, self-piercing refers to the practice of non-professional people performing piercings on themselves. Teenagers are often the ones who are most interested about this practice.

Needless to say, while it is technically possible to do a self-piercing, it is a very dangerous thing and not something experts recommend. Those who are not professionals don’t have the skills or the tools needed to perform piercing in a safe and proper way. While it is not possible to prevent anyone from attempting to do a self-piercing there are many reasons why this is not something that should be encouraged.

 Is Self-Piercing Safe?

There are always some people who claim that they know how to do a self-piercing without a … read more

Why Can’t I Get the Courage to Pierce Myself?

Why Can’t I Get the Courage to Pierce MyselfMany people who like body piercings wonder about how to do the piercing quickly and cheaply. Some resort to getting pierced at mall kiosks or other unprofessional establishments. There are even people who ask their friends to pierce them. Finally, there are people who decide to pierce themselves. This is not as rare as it should be. It is not unusual to get questions about how to do self-piercing, what kind of tools to use and other questions for advice. There are even some people who are reluctant and ask things such as: “Why can’t I get the courage to pierce myself”?

Why Can’t I Get the Courage to Pierce Myself: The Answer

The simple answer to question “why can’t I get the courage to pierce myself” is simple: it’s probably because you understand how bad of an idea this … read more

How to be Irresponsible with Your Piercings

How to be Irresponsible with Your PiercingsPeople who wish to have any type of a body piercing need to know that it carries certain responsibilities. While not all piercings are extreme, it is important to take a good care of them.

You should never be irresponsible with your piercings because that can endanger your health. Not to mention that you may ruin the piercing in question.

Ways to be Irresponsible with Your Piercings

If you want to take a good care of your piercings it is important to avoid the common pitfalls associated with piercing use, aftercare, jewelry and other aspects related to your piercing. There are many ways to be irresponsible with your piercings and they are all bad.

The worst thing about irresponsible behavior is that it can actually endanger your health. Remember, piercings are actually wounds and can get infected, damaged and hurt. … 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

Where should one get his or her body pierced?

Body Piercing involves a lot of precision and concentration. It is a practice that can result in a complete transformation of personality both physically as well as psychologically. Getting one’s body pierced includes enduring some pain, which is not everybody’s cup of tea. The procedure involved in body piercing requires a lot of attention and skills and cannot be performed by everyone. For doing body piercing, one has to be a certified professional piercer. So after you have made the crucial decision of getting your body pierced, make sure that you go to a certified body piercing studio and inquire about a professional piercer. A friend’s garage is not the place to get a body piercing from.