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Body Piercing Aftercare Resources

Posted by Valerie S on

Let's skip "piercing aftercare" search engine results and go directly to some resources. To be a discerning consumer when it comes to learning how to care for your body piercing, you'll want to evaluate available resources. Do your research. Here are a few resources to help you explore and learn what works for you and your body piercing.  The Association of Professional Piercers (APP) offers suggestions for body piercing consumers on how to care for their body piercings. Additional tips and tricks are outlined to provide further assistance. Suggested Aftercare For Body Piercings (SafePiercing.org) Many body piercing studios offer their own...

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The Hazards Of Twisting Your New Piercing Jewelry

Posted by Valerie S on

Improper aftercare is one of the leading reasons why a new body piercing is healing poorly. Bad aftercare advice is plastered all over the internet. See our piercing aftercare instructions here. One of the most destructive aftercare tips is to twist your jewelry in your new body piercing. The reasoning behind this bad advice is that twisting or turning your jewelry will keep it from being "stuck" in your new piercing. Proper body jewelry will never allow skin to permanently adhere to its surface. Twisting body jewelry in a new piercing to prevent it from "sticking" is awful advice.  The...

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