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19 Oct 2019

Keloid on Ear Piercing

I recently recieved a request for professional help with a piercing bump on a "false snug" piercing, which is two different piercings made to look like a single puncture of the… Read More
28 May 2019

Body Jewelry Quality Matters

In addition to being the author of The Piercing Bible, I am also a monthly contributor to a body art industry trade publication called Pain Magazine; I write a question-and-answer column. Piercers… Read More
25 May 2019

Help for Piercing Problems

Because they are foreign objects, a lot of things can go wrong with piercings. Our body’s usual job is to keep foreign stuff out, so a lot of things need to go right including: Anatomical… Read More
24 Apr 2019

Jewelry for Prince Albert Piercings

For quite a number of years now, I've been using a customized jewelry style for Prince Albert piercings that is fantastic for healing! I call it a "C-bar" and I create it by taking a circular barbell… Read More
29 Dec 2018

Horribly Botched Hood Piercing Through Clitoris

I did a consultation today for a woman who went in for a Vertical Clitoral Hood (VCH) piercing and came out with her hood pierced to her clitoris. This piercer used forceps instead of a receiving… Read More
26 Oct 2018

Dealing with Depression

I write a monthly question-and-answer column for Pain Magazine, an industry trade publication for body art professionals. This isn't really on the subject of body art, but it contains information… Read More
21 Sep 2018

Piercing Placement Should Not Be a Secret

This is an article I wrote for my monthly Q & A column in Pain Magazine, which is a body art industry trade publication, both in print and online. This blog post, and many others on my site… Read More

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