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December 8, 2012 - 1:37pm
I had two unsuccessful VCH piercings done and was really bummed that I was having such difficulty wearing them comfortably. I had the first two piercings done by reputable, professional piercers, (one out of town, one in my hometown) so I felt that the problem had something to do with my anatomy or well, who knows what. I decided to consult with the expert, Elayne, and I am so glad that I did. She exchanged countless emails with me, evaluated my pictures, and gave me the advice to go back to my piercer and tell him exactly what my issues were. If he advised against piercing me again, then I should follow his advice. She knows and trust my piercer completely (as do I), and I felt very comfortable doing what she suggested. My piercer decided he should pierce me a bit lower, and use a barbell with slightly less of a curve. I'm happy to say that I have been wearing my new piercing for a little over a week now and I've had no discomfort whatsoever. I am so fortunate to have had consultations with two incredible piercing professionals, and I'm so grateful that Elayne took so much time to evaluate my situation. She is so well known and such an expert in her field, yet she gave so much credit to my piercer, for being an expert himself. That's awesome! Thank you Elayne, for caring about me and my piercing experience. You are an amazing professional, and a truly caring person. I hope you come to Albuquerque some day so that I can meet you in person. Thanjk you, thank you, thank you!
December 6, 2012 - 5:54am
Thank you so much Elayne! I got my vch piercing by Elayne this past Saturday at Infinite in Philadelphia and I am so happy with it. It was a great experience. I was very nervous but Elayne was so professional, knowledgeable and warm and obviously loves what she does and takes it very seriously. It barely hurt at all, and it was only for about 3 seconds. I walked out in no discomfort at all and haven't had any since either. It seems to be almost healed already in fact, and its placed perfectly and looks great. I'm really happy I waited to have it done by Elayne and I recommend everyone else interested in the piercing to wait as well. If you take a look at the blog on here you will see that there are almost daily emails with women who got horribly botched piercings! The wait/travel is definitely worth it. Don't put this in the hands of just anyone. Thanks again and I'm already thinking about another one the next time you are in town
December 5, 2012 - 6:09pm
I recently got a VCH piercing by Elayne in Philadelphia. I cannot say enough good words about my experience!
I walked into the studio so so nervous. As Tamar Braxton would say I was a "hotmess.com". I remember thinking to myself why am I putting myself through such torture. Elayne was comforting, knowledgeable and so so pleasant. Although I was so nervous I couldn't speak I remember being at ease. She was so calm and it helped calm me down.
The piercing itself was so quick that I honestly didn't have time to register pain. It is such a mind game that you play with yourself.
I would not recommend anyone else but Elayne. She is the WOMAN to see.
Thank you Elayne for doing what you do!!
December 5, 2012 - 2:05pm
In order to appreciate how wonderful Elayne is, you have to know that I am 51 and had my first VCH (performed by a local piercer), when I was 50. That experience was horrible, painful and the bleeding afterwards was scary as hell. In order to get the bleeding to stop, my hubby struggled to take the jewelry out. After that experience, I emailed Elayne several times to seek her advice and guidance. She took the time to email me back with her professional advice and warm reassurance. After watching her perform several VCH piercings on her video clips, I booked her very first appointment when she was in Philly on 11/30. The moment I saw her, I knew I was in good hands and the worry over my first experience started to diminish. Infinity Piercing was immaculate and Elayne took her time to prepare me and make me feel comfortable. Having her pierce me was nothing more than a tiny little pinch and I was good to go! I felt so good afterwards that hubby and I went for lunch before getting back on the road to head home.
I love the way my piercing looks and feels !!
Elayne is worth the wait !!!!!!!!!!!
December 4, 2012 - 11:46am
Hi Elayne! I have already sent you this by email but I wanted to share my experience with others as well.
"I wanted to say thank you again for the amazing job that you did on my VCH piercing yesterday. It's beautiful! I'm really happy I chose to travel out to Philly - I was really nervous but this was by far the most enjoyable piercing experience I have had. It doesn't even feel swollen or sore, and it's only been a day! I will definitely be travelling to see you for my next piercings. You are definitely worth travelling for! I've had so many botched piercings near my home (although, thankfully not in such an intimate area), it was great to walk in and feel confident that I would be walking out with a fresh new piercing that I will be able to enjoy long-term. A thousand "Thank You"s wouldn't even cover how completely satisfied I am with my new piercing and the whole experience surrounding it."
I do have to admit - I was terrified before I arrived at the studio. I drove in 8 hours from Montreal to meet Elayne - and am SO happy that I did. I arrived 30 minutes before my appointment and she helped me right away with picking out the jewellery that I wanted. Once we went in to the piercing room she explained everything that she was going to do and let me know all about caring for the piercing and different products that were available to help with that. I had asked a million questions by email before even booking an appointment, all of which she answered almost right away - she is an amazingly patient woman.
For those of you who are shy - so am I, and I was somehow comfortable on that table. It's pretty impressive how a woman wielding a needle can make you feel more comfortable than a doctor doing a simple check up. The piercing process was very quick and she was very gentle. This was great because only a two days later and I am feeling comfortable as ever!
Thank you TONS Elayne, I am SO happy with my beautiful new piercing - you will likely be hearing from me again for future endeavours!!!
December 2, 2012 - 10:43am
Wow Elayne is just fantasic. I have a PA and was looking for my next genetical piercing. She was extremely paitent with my quesitons. I was emailing her almost daily with questions and she replied within the day - I don't know how she has the time. I travel frequently and she gave me advice on security and Piercings. She also advised the next genetical piearcing that would be the most comfortable and heal best on long flight. She recommended a piercer in Houston. I have to say that when I pulled up to the parlor I was a little afraid to go in, but once in side the guy was extremly professional and the piercing is great. If you are looking for a referral definitely use her referrals. I had a Lorum done this weekend and it's already healing nicely. From the piercing bible I learned that a maxipad keeps the piercing dry and restricts some painful movement - definitely worked. She also recommends using Emu Oil. I ordered this and it arrived yesterday (perfect timing. It is working well so far and is much easier than a saline soak.
If you need to know anything about a piercing or are just curious about general Questions - Elayne is the person to talk to.
December 1, 2012 - 9:07pm
Today I recieved my 2nd genital piercing by Elayne I am so happy. Elayne thank you so much making this a great experience for me, you walked me through the entire process and answered my questions but most importantly you made me calm. I look forward to next year when you do my next piercing. All the best to you
November 30, 2012 - 8:03am
I had my conch and vertical eyebrow pierced by Elayne at infinite body piercing in Philadelphia. I felt totally at ease and I love my piercings!!! It's only been day too but i have no pain or swelling. Thanks so much!!!
November 30, 2012 - 1:32am
I had already done a lot of looking around to know what piercings I wanted when I had stumbled upon your book. I really wish I had found your book earlier because it would have saved me so much time and effort. Everything you need to know even things you did not think you needed to know is in the book. You did such an amazing job, thank you.
November 29, 2012 - 10:57pm
Jus bought your ingauge app for the iPhone. It is very handy and will come in handy when explaining sizes to clientele. Thank you again for ya help
November 29, 2012 - 5:38pm
i waited for two years to have the opportunity to be pierced by Elayne. . . and it was totally worth it. She is more professional about aseptic technique and more intuitively knowledgeable about the female anatomy than some nurses and doctors i have worked with. i love my piercing!! it healed beautifully and has never once given me a second of trouble. i full recommend Elayne, the professional piercers associated with the APA, and establishments that follow her suggestions for asepsis and cleanliness. thanks for bringing the art of piercing into the modern age!
Comment by angel
I'm thrilled to hear how happy you are with your piercing and I appreciate the positive feedback! I wanted to make a minor quick clarification that the piercers' organization is the Association of Professional Piercers (APP, rather than APA).
November 27, 2012 - 11:52pm
I very much enjoyed your site.I wish you all the best in sales in you business venture.
November 23, 2012 - 7:24pm
Hello Elayne! Yet more amazingly healed piercings from you! I saw you in Dallas in September 2012. You performed piercings on both nipples to go with the VCH I got from you a year before in Oklahoma City. I wanted to let you know the piercings are doing fabulous, they look awesome and I can already feel how amazing they feel. The VCH with nipple piercings looks to be my perfect trifecta!! Thank you again for doing what you do - you ARE undoubtedly THE BEST!
November 21, 2012 - 12:52pm
Elayne! I LOVE this website! After months & months of reading about different genital piercings, no other place has given me such detailed information. From what I have been reading, you know EVERYTHING about genital piercings & I wanted to wait until you came to Detroit to get a piercing but In July I just couldn't wait any longer and went to see a piercer. I live in Shelby Township, MI & I was so excited to see that you referred Tiffany Diamond from Lady Luck located in Waterford, MI. I went to see Tiffany just to ask about the triangle piercing and maybe gain a little more knowledge, & ended up getting the piercing that same day! Tiffany was very professional and made me feel extremely comfortable. I definately would recommend her to somebody interested in getting a genital piercing. The piercing did not hurt as bad as I thought it would..... The anticipation building up was worse than the actual piercing itself lol Thank you so much!
November 8, 2012 - 11:27pm
Hi Elayne,thank you for sharing your incredible knowledge with us.I have read your book like 50 times.
November 6, 2012 - 3:19pm
I want to give you a great big hug and thank you for my VCH piercing! I traveled to Dallas because I wasn't gonna let just anyone perform this task and I couldn't be happier with the outcome. I, unlike most, did not purchase your book until we met in Dallas (I did do my homework though). You really did make me feel comfortable and thoroughly informed of what to expect. The actual piercing was maybe a 2 second "what was that" moment and absolutely no pain afterward. I followed your advice and healing was quick. Anyone who is thinking about getting a piercing/body modification should definitely read Elayne's book. Elayne's words will provide you with a wealth of information. And for any of you who feel you may have waited too long, please note that I didn't start getting pierced until my late 40's, and now at 50 I have a VCH piercing by Elayne!! Life is good!
November 5, 2012 - 11:06pm
I have read The Piercing Bible at least 10 times! It is incredibly informative and well-written, and it has VERY important information for anyone interested in piercings/body modification. You can tell Elayne has so much amazing experience, and for her to share that is such a wonderful thing. I cannot say enough good things about this book, reading it has even encouraged me to get a VCH piercing to help me with confidence issues. I cannot wait to have it done (hopefully by Elayne herself), and I cannot thank her enough!
October 31, 2012 - 8:30pm
Hi Elayne, Thank you for creating this forum and sharing your expertise. I am a 31 year old woman with vulvodynia (VVS for anyone familiar). Today I received a VCH piercing from Bob Jones at Insight in Chicago (from piercer referrals). Bob was incredibly personable and professional. His demeanor instilled confidence in me. Tonight I am feeling no pain....only a slight pinch during and mild discomfort an hour or 2 after. I am excited for the possibilities this piercing may bring me including a renewed love for my "lady parts" and a reawakening of femininity and sexuality that have been diminished since my diagnosis. Thank you again for sharing this with others!
October 25, 2012 - 11:16pm
I had my vch piercing done by Byriah Dailey (from referrals page) I am so glad i finally did it! It didnt hurt as much as I thought it would..It was just a quick pinch, the pain was gone by the time he put the jewelry in.I was a bit unsure on how i felt about having a male piercer but He was extremely professional..made me feel very comfortable the whole time. If you live in Houston i would highly suggest going to him!
Laura "Gemini Gewelry"
October 14, 2012 - 1:41pm
I am just beginning my Piercing career. I have asked Santa Claus for the Piercing Bible. I live in NY and I do Ear Eye Brow and Nose piercings. I'm moving to VA and hope to get an internship with a piercer there... What I have read that you have written is amazing. I can't wait to start learning from your book and the piercer I will be working with... You're amazing!
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