Piercing

Body Piercing Jewelry

Body piercing jewelry is available in numerous jewelry stores and tattoo and piercing salons. Teens, adult rock musicians and belly dancers are not the only persons who do body piercing. There are many people who have nipple piercing and almost nobody knows about it. Belly button piercing is really popular and its popularity grows when summer comes. Shopping for body jewelry consider the gauge size first of all. Diameter of the plug or wire fitting in the piercing is referred to as gauge size. The smaller the size, the larger the number would be.
nose piercing jewelry

Nose Piercing History, Types and New Trends

Over the past years nose piercing has become popular among teens, celebrities and many adults. Even at school nostril piercing has become a norm when an elegant small jewelry piece is worn. If you are going to pierce your nose, or just want to find some info about it, keep reading.

Plastic Body Piercing Jewelry

Body piercing jewelry is available in different materials nowadays and the choice is significant for your health and safety. Some materials aren't recommended for long-term wear and should be worn only in well-established piercings. Some can be worn every day and at night without causing irritation. Some metals may cause allergic reactions of the body and too sensitive skin requires special care and choice of material.

Organic Body Piercing Jewelry

Body piercing jewelry comes in different materials and the choice is really huge. Metal jewelry has different grades and some contain more additional alloys and some less. It may cause allergic reaction and irritation and people with extra-sensitive skin usually choose bioplast or titanium piercing jewelry while others can safely and comfortably wear gold jewelry. Plastic piercing barbells and rings are available in all colors of the rainbow and are inexpensive but are recommended for short-time wear and well-healed piercings only.

Anti Tragus Piercing

Ear piercing is the oldest and the most common type of piercing among women and men. Later ear piercing was associated with earlobe piercing but nowadays there are far more types of ear piercing- conch, tragus, rook, helix, daith, snug and others. If you want to get unique piercing, the latest ear piercing called anti tragus is for you.

Daith Piercing

Among multiple body piercing types ear piercing is the most popular. This oldest type of body piercing has been in popularity all over the world for many years and if later it was almost only earlobe piercing, nowadays there are about 8 types of ear piercing that are becoming more and more popular. If you are thinking about getting your ear pierced in unique way, think about daith piercing.

Ear Piercing Types for Guys

People have invented different ways of beautifying the body and body piercing is one of the most ancient way of making the body more attractive and showing the personality. Almost any part of the body can be pierced nowadays but still there are piercing types which are more popular. Ear piercing is the oldest form of piercing that is the most popular nowadays. There is a place for ear piercing in every country, every religion all over the world. One of the reasons for it is that ear piercing isn't gender biased.

Tongue Jewelry

What is body piercing jewelry for you? Probably, it's an art or at least the way of self-adornment, if you are reading this. For some people body piercing is something strange and is over their understanding. Society hasn't accepted all types of body piercing yet. It doesn't mean one couldn't pierce any part of body he wants, but there would probably be squinting from some people. There are types of body piercing that are almost always in the public eye- ear piercing, nose and eyebrow piercing, lip piercing, for example.

Diamond Piercing Jewelry

Body piercing jewelry is available in all imaginable and unimaginable designs, shapes, colours and materials nowadays. Most people take body jewely as something flirty and funny in most cases or striking and aggressive in others- vibrating tongue rings, black captive bead rings, koosh ball barbells, etc.
diamond 14k gold nose jewelry

Eyebrow Piercing

Body piercing appeared centuries ago when ancient tribes developed tradition of piercing to symbolize courage, to show high status in society later and the wealth of the person. In ancient Egypt only pharaoh and later members of royal family has the right to do definite piercings. During the Elizabethan Era and the Victorian era piercing was also widespread among royalty and successful and wealthy people. Later piercing disappeared from the scene but came back in the 70s when earlobe piercing became popular once again.

The Reasons for Body Piercing

Body piercing has become fashionable and widespread over last few decades and it's most an adornment. The motivation for people to pierce the body is the desire to beautify it to create and image and produce impression. But of course there are other reasons to pierce. Piercing gives exclusive distinguishing look and those who want to go "nostril-to-nostril" with fashion trends, follow the modern conception of body piercing.
double tongue piercing industrial barbell double belly piercing

Titanium and SSS Piercing Jewelry

If you have to choose starter piercing jewelry or the body jewelry for casual wear, consider titanium piercing jewelry.
The late of the 18th century was the time when titanium was found. The element titanium was discovered by the German chemist Klaproth who named it after the son of the earth in Greek mythology, Titan. Titan's spirit is a synonym to "perseverance to forge ahead" and the natural strength of titanium brought it to such name and popularity of extraordinary metal.

Belly Button Piercing

Belly button piercing is a long tradition that is extremely popular nowadays. The members of royal family in ancient Egypt wore gold rings in their pierced navel. Due to inbreeding they all have deep navels and it made belly button piercing easy and safe procedure. This type of piercing has been around for centuries and disappeared and appeared again throughout history. Modern world tends to popularize piercing of belly button due to many reasons. The world ha changed greatly during last decades and fashion is constantly changing.

Body Piercing Jewelry

People have always searching for the ways to attract attention and to share out of crowd. We wear strange clothes, create new styles, behave unordinary and do other things to be unique and express ourselves. And there are many people nowadays who want to adorn themselves with piercing. Body piercing is the way to enhance appearance, express individuality and style, experience new sexual feelings, etc.
Ear piecring, flesh tunnel, cartilage piercing

Wanna Pin all around to your looks - Pinna piercing is the way!

Pinna (or helix) piecing is the second most frequently made ear piercings after lobe one. But it doesn't mean that it is a boring or uninteresting one. Just on the contrary. It is usually made at the top of the ear in the outer rim of it. And in non-Western parts of the planet it was made to show the bravery of the person (though it is just a body decoration in Western cultures). It is not very difficult procedure and it won't heal for a very long period (2-12 months).

You new planet - Orbital piercing!

Some would call orbital piercing one of the coolest kinds of all the existing piercings, as you have not one but two piercings with orbital piercing. Orbital piercing is actually a combination of two piercings, which are then connected by one piece of piercing jewelry.

Discreet, but not invisible - Snug piercing

Snug (or more understandable for everyone - antihelix piercing) is made in the outer rim of your ear cartilage (just above your anti-tragus). This place is a good deal sensitive, so be prepared to a pretty painful procedure. But if you follow all the instructions and advice of your piercer (who should be definitely a professional), you are sure to avoid any complications.

How to do and take care after daith piercing in a right manner?

The origin of its name comes from a Hebrew word, which means "knowledge". Daith piercing is considered to be one of the newest styles, which is a bit older than 10 years. This type is said to be a unique form of industrial piercing due to its special location and a certain difficulty of daith piercing is placed on a thick cartilage above the tragus and is very close to the ear canal.

Is Anti Tragus piercing a provocative one?

Many people are mistaken, thinking that piercing appeared in the 20th century. Its history is as long as the history of tattoo and both of them come from the African continent. They say that a modern fashion for piercing appeared in the 60s with the popularity of hippies. Not long ago piercing was considered to be a symbol of revolutionary thoughts, freedom of mind and even anarchy. In a modern world most kinds of piercing are just a popular way to express your individuality

Conch Piercing - least popular or unique?

Conch piercing is a piercing made in your ear cartilage, near an ear canal. There are two types of conch piercing: inner and outer (it depends on where exactly the piercing is located). When your ears are pierced just in the center of your ear - then it is inner conch piercing, and when it is on the outer cartilage of your ear - it is outer conch piercing. Conch piercing is also called shell piercing, thanks to similarity of a conch to a shell.

Rook piercing - already slap-up or still bothering?

A rook piercing is when you have a piercing in your ear's antihelix. This kind of ear piercing is known to be chalks away more painful than other piercings; this happens because a large quantity of cartilage tissue is found in your antihelix through which a needle will pass; and because this cartilage is rather thick.
rook piercing jewelry

Ear lobe piercing: to allow or not - that is the question!

Ear lobe piercing: to allow or not - that is the question!

All people who have many piercings all over their bodies, including their ears, started one day probably with a simple single ear lobe piercing. And then, as it is said: appetite comes with eating. As a rule, ear piercing starts with a traditional - ear lobe piercing. Little girls from their very childhood start begging for an ear lobe piercing and those cute shiny earrings.

Industrial piercing - nothing common with industry

History says that previously sailors believed that their eyesight could be improved by ear piercing! So, practically all sailors had it done, because in addition to the eyesight, if a sailor was washed off the ship and then his body was found on the shore, the ring in their ears paid a Christian burial. Today the purposes of different types of ear piercings have changed greatly, and nowadays piercing in your ear is mainly made to look more attractive, fashionable and outstanding.

Nose piercing jewelry

Nose piercing is the second most frequently done types of piercing after ear piercing both in the USA and in Europe. Nose piercing actually is among the longest to heal: it will take about 6 months on average. There are 3 major types of nose piercings: nostril (which is the most common place for nose piercing, and it doesn't matter which side you choose); bridge (it's the hardest place for healing); septum (it looks like bull ring and so it's often called so.

Tragus piercing is not a tragedy any more!

If to believe an ancient legend, which said that demons could get into the minds of people through their ears, then tragus piercing is the most protecting type of all existing ear piercings, as it is the closest to the ear hole - it is piercing of a tragus!

Ear piercing tips

'Beauty requires sacrifices' - this proverb best of all explains the fact of popularity of ear piercings. In the present days people are eager to suffer almost any kind of pain so as to step out of the crowd, to look striking and not to look like others. By the way - have you ever heard that William Shakespeare had an ear piercing?! So, once you decide to have your ears pierced, you should take into account several things, which will help you to go through this process easily and as enjoyably

Aacrylic piercing jewelry

There is a wide choice of piercing jewelry materials nowadays and together with navel rings made of precious metals one need to have simple but also high quality jewelry made of cheap colorful or plain materials.

PTFE tongue rings

PTFE (Polytetrafluoroethylene, or Teflon) is widely used in various spheres one of which is body piercing jewelry. PTFE is a flexible, lightweight material which doesn't cause allergic reactions and has non stick surface.

Industrial piercing facts

Thinking about getting an industrial piercing? If you want to look trendy industrial is perfect and unique way to make a fashion statement. Among different types of body piercing which are always in vogue nowadays, industrial piercing is extremely trendy and different. And here is some information about it.

Piercing healing solution

Fresh piercing requires special care and if you want your piercing be healthy and look magnificent you should follow healing recommendations. During several weeks after the piercing is done you should carefully clean the wound with special disinfectant twice a day or more often. The healing liquid you use shouldn't contain oil. You shouldn't visit sauna, swimming pools and go to the sea or lake. If any complications occur you should immediately consult your doctor (and it's better to go to the dermatologist).

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