Tips

  • Why a salt bath for your piercings

    Of course, the aftercare of your new piercing is extremely important. Good aftercare allows faster healing, prevents problems and allows you to enjoy your piercing optimally. An important subtype of the basic aftercare is the salt bath. What is it and why is it so good for your piercing wound? Salt (and minerals) for your piercing wound The big question that arises is naturally why? Why is a salt bath so good for your wound? Salt helps the healing process and fights infections. Many animals (we as well) have a salt depot under the skin. When the skin is damaged and an inflamed wound is created, the salt clusters together and the generation of macrophages is activated. Macrophages are cells Read more
  • 7 tips to let your piercing heal faster

    If you got a new piercing, for example a tragus piercing, you are already up to date about the standard hygiene rules. You regularly give it a salt bath, you keep your hands off it as much as possible and you protect it well against all kinds of dirt. However, you can do more than that. By following a healthy lifestyle, your piercing heals even faster. Therefore 7 health tips, that help you to let your piercing heal faster. Being healthy heals piercings It naturally speaks for itself, that someone, who lives healthy, has less physical complaints than someone, who doesn’t care about it at all. However, there is a lot of discussion going on about what is meant by a healthy lifestyle. In any Read more
  • Shooting piercings, why not?

    Everyone with an earring, not to confuse with ear piercings, directly knows what it is, a piercing gun. It might remind you most of a riveting machine. A small opening where the earlobe can be placed in between and ‘puff’ you have an earring. With a good deal of power the earring is pressed through the earlobe. Unfortunately, there are also people with ear piercings that exactly know what this kind of piercing gun is. Why should you never, but really never ever, get pierced with a gun?   Ignorance while shooting an ear piercing Especially at jeweller’s that also set piercings sometimes things go wrong. They offer to set tragus or helix piercings with their piercing gun. Even thou Read more
  • A tongue piercing and your teeth

    The tongue piercing is a very popular piercing worn by both women and men. Not that crazy since the tongue piercing is quite easy to hide, it carries a certain amount of rebelliousness and it has a strong sex appeal. But the tongue piercing is also often negatively viewed with erosion on the teeth as the main point of discussion. But to what extent is this true? Tongue piercing position As with most piercings, the position of the tongue piercing is very important. Not only concerning the visibility of the piercing but also when it comes down to your teeth. When a tongue piercing is placed relatively to the front the tongue piercing is more likely to touch your front teeth. This constant 'tic Read more
  • Belly bars, lengthening your belly button piercing

    The belly button piercing is probably the most popular piercing there is in the western world. Its immense popularity and the fact that it makes a lot of women feel rebellious and sexy ensures its top position. The belly button piercing is also considered easy to work with in comparison to other more complex piercings. The standard size of 10 mm's in length is for most women perfect. But there is group who are just as enthusiast as the rest but for whom the 10 mm's in length isn't adequate. For those women; don't worry, all you need to do is replace the belly bars. Replaceable belly bars   Belly button piercings can be divided into two categories. Ones that have an interchangeable bar an Read more

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