What does getting a tongue piercing actually feel like?

What does getting a tongue piercing actually feel like? Tongue traditions thousands of years old If you are reading this, you are either a very curious sort, or you already have a few piercings and are considering getting one more - the fabled but potentially quite subtle tongue piercing. This form of body art, [...]

By |2021-08-02T12:12:19+01:00July 30th, 2021|Body Piercing, Uncategorised|Comments Off on What does getting a tongue piercing actually feel like?

How Does Earlobe Stretching Work?

How Does Earlobe Stretching Work? Photo: Valter Campanato/ABr via Wikimedia There are several different ways of stretching, or gauging, your earlobes. However, they all begin with the same step - get your ears pierced at a reputable studio by an experienced practitioner, such as the talented Vivid Ink team of body piercers. The [...]

By |2021-07-20T17:17:20+01:00July 20th, 2021|Body Piercing, Uncategorised|Comments Off on How Does Earlobe Stretching Work?

Stretching In Body Piercing

Stretching In Body Piercing Stretching, in the context of body piercing, means to deliberately expand a healed piercing so that you can wear a specific kind of jewellery. As we mentioned in one of our previous posts on the history of piercings and body modifications, even the ancient Egyptians were fans of stretching their pierced earlobes. [...]

By |2021-07-19T20:55:00+01:00July 19th, 2021|Body Piercing|Comments Off on Stretching In Body Piercing

A History of Piercings – Part II

A History of Piercings - Part II In our last post on the theme, we traced piercing back to at least 12.000 years ago. Ancient civilisations from Africa to Asia all used body modifications to determine social status or to function as protection from evil spirits and demons. Ancient Romans wore studs in their ears. [...]

By |2021-07-12T06:54:39+01:00July 11th, 2021|Body Piercing|Comments Off on A History of Piercings – Part II

The History of Piercings – Part I

The History of Piercings - Part I Some decades ago, most people in the West thought of piercings as a classic and often discreet ear lobe or two. Perhaps we mostly tend to think of more prominent or substantial piercings, such as nose or tongue, as more recent phenomena, something that came about as [...]

By |2021-07-07T21:18:38+01:00July 7th, 2021|Body Piercing|Comments Off on The History of Piercings – Part I

Top Piercing Trends for Summer 2021

Top Piercing Trends for Summer 2021 Summer is almost here. Well, you never know what the weather may get up to, but at least hats seem to be off. And we can finally have a semblance of social life again. As you know, Vivid Ink does not only host the most talented tattoo artists in [...]

By |2021-05-31T13:06:46+01:00May 31st, 2021|Body Piercing|Comments Off on Top Piercing Trends for Summer 2021

Which Piercings Hurt More?

Which Piercings Hurt More? Keeping with these weeks’ theme of Valentines Day, we thought we'd spread the love to all of the Vivid Ink community. As you may have noticed, this blog mostly focuses on the art of tattooing. Of course, this is not the only version of body art and modification practised within the [...]

By |2021-02-10T12:29:50+00:00February 8th, 2021|Body Piercing|Comments Off on Which Piercings Hurt More?

Body Piercing

Body Piercing Body piercing is an increasingly popular form of Body art where an extremely small incision is made into the skin, creating an opening in which Jewellery may be worn or Implant inserted in order to decorate the body. This is an increasingly popular act which can be used to express one’s individuality [...]

By |2020-11-17T13:09:25+00:00November 16th, 2020|Body Piercing|Comments Off on Body Piercing