Additional Piercing Mistakes to Avoid

Piercing Cleaning You’re probably aware of the most common piercing mistakes you should avoid, but there are more things to keep in mind when getting a piercing. Here is a list of the additional (and sadly, very common) piercing mistakes you should avoid if you want to prevent infections and other problems.

Choose Your Piercer Wisely

It’s important that your chosen piercer is experienced enough. It goes both for general reliability of the shop and a person’s individual experience with the type of the piercing you wish to get. It goes without saying that you should only get pierced at reliable parlors. Never pierce yourself and never allow your friends to pierce you – it is just asking for trouble. It’s important for a piercing to be performed in a safe, sterile environment. It has to be done by a professional, no … read more

Legal Age to be Pierced

Teen With PiercingMany states and country’s are now passing laws to make getting pierced even more difficult for minors. I know that the idea is to make sure that it is safe and that it is not a choice that will be later regretted, which I agree with. Although I can also make an argument as to why under 16 year olds should have access to reputable licensed body piercers, to prevent them from doing some of the idiotic things that they do which in many cases cause serious and disfiguring injuries.

Either way though, when under age it is a very good idea to have your parents involved to help you due to the possible infections, learning the proper cleaning of your piercing, getting the proper jewelry, and also to assess the risks of the piercing and diseases.

Everyone getting … read more