Does a piercing close back up?

Does a piercing close back up?

Does a piercing close back up? Some do, some don’t. The longer you’ve had your piercing, the bigger the chances of the hole remaining more or less open. But this doesn’t go for all types of piercing. All piercings in…

Information about the risks of body piercing

Information about the risks of body piercing

Information about the risks of body piercing Piercings don’t come without risks. Therefor you want to make sure you are well rested and well fed before getting a piercing. Tell your professional about use of medication or skin problems, allergies,…

pre-Piercing preparation

How can I best prepare for getting pierced? Make sure you have eaten well, you have had enough sleep, that you have informed your piercer about things like work environment, health, allergies, planned medical procedures or procedures you’ve had in…

How do I remove my piercing jewelry?

Cartilage / ear piercing / earring: It depends on the kind of jewellery you have. It may be a bar with a flat back (this is called a labret style), a bar with two balls (barbell), a curved bar with…

Scars and piercings

Scars and piercings

Scar tissue and discoloration are relatively common on piercing. This can also occur when the piercing was done correctly but healing is difficult. A piercing can also migrate. This often leaves a small trace of scar tissue, almost invisible to…

Hygiene

Hygiene

Hygiene: Good and bad bacteria In the care of a new piercing it is often advised to use a mild unscented soap or saline solution. But alcohol, Sterilon, Dettol, iodine use is strongly discouraged. But why? Because the systematic (repeated)…

Healing piercings and swimming

Healing piercings and swimming

Why can’t I go swimming with my new piercing? Why is it advised for the piercing not to get in contact with bathwater such as from swimming pools or steam saunas during the healing period? A wound that is too…