Should You Work Out With A New Piercing?

Should You Work Out With A New Piercing? As gyms have reopened, the weather is getting chillier and rainier by the day, we are getting used to the idea of being around quite a bit of people again, and you have finally booked in for that piercing you were waiting for until after summer, you [...]

By |2021-10-11T08:24:58+01:00September 30th, 2021|Body Piercing|Comments Off on Should You Work Out With A New Piercing?

How To Deal With Piercing Anxiety

How To Deal With Piercing Anxiety Even though it is an entirely voluntary procedure (as opposed to say, a necessary operation), getting a piercing done still involves having a sharp object stuck through your skin (or, in the case of the tongue, muscle) and out the other side. This will, inevitably, involve some level [...]

By |2021-11-24T11:42:23+00:00September 30th, 2021|Body Piercing|Comments Off on How To Deal With Piercing Anxiety

All You Need to Know About Lip Piercings – Part II

All You Need to Know About Lip Piercings - Part II Before we get into more details on the lip piercing and aftercare process, there are still a whole bunch of types of lip piercings we couldn’t fit into our previous post.  Dahlia While we took a closer look at all types of ‘bite’ [...]

By |2022-02-21T10:18:34+00:00August 30th, 2021|Body Piercing, Uncategorised|Comments Off on All You Need to Know About Lip Piercings – Part II

All You Need to Know About Lip Piercings – Part I

All You Need to Know About Lip Piercings - Part I A lip piercing can be so much more than just a ring through the lower part of your lip. You could get them on the side of the upper lip, centred on the indent beneath the nostrils, or symmetrical so-called Angel Bite piercings [...]

By |2022-02-21T10:17:19+00:00August 29th, 2021|Body Piercing|Comments Off on All You Need to Know About Lip Piercings – Part I

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 |2021-11-24T10:01:21+00:00July 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. [...]

By |2021-11-23T16:41:14+00:00July 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 [...]

By |2021-11-23T16:39:18+00:00July 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 [...]

By |2021-11-23T16:26:49+00:00July 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 |2021-11-23T16:20:46+00:00July 7th, 2021|Body Piercing|Comments Off on The History of Piercings – Part I