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Body Piercing Aftercare Resources

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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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How to Change Your Belly Button Piercing Jewelry Yourself

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Feel confident after learning how to change your belly button piercing yourself.

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How To Clean A Belly Button Piercing At Home

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Watch a professional body piercer explain how to clean your belly button piercing.

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13 Body Piercing Myths That Will Blow Your Mind

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It's time to bust some of the most common body piercing myths! Even though body piercing has been around for a long time, myths still surface. Often spread through the internet and word-of-mouth, let's shatter some of these piercing myths.1. Dermal piercings must be surgically removed.False.Surface piercings are a unique type of body piercing. Involving the creation of a "pocket" in the skin to house the jewelry itself, there is no exit point like a traditional piercing. A skilled body piercer creates the pocket and then inserts the base of the dermal jewelry. The end result is a gemstone, flat...

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Let's Learn About Piercing Bumps

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Piercing bumps. No one wants them to show up, yet occasionally, they still hang around. There are various factors that may or may not contribute to the formation of a piercing bump.Not cleaning the body piercing site or allowing the body jewelry to collect bodily fluids, dirt and grim may increase the chances of developing a piercing bump. Bumps may occur in or near the piercing site due to dirt, debris, pet hair, makeup, etc. A common culprit for nostril piercing bumps is touching the site with unwashed hands, covering the site in makeup, applying facial masks, creams and lotions...

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