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The Pros of Acrylic Plugs

The Pros of Acrylic Plugs

For anyone who has a nickel allergy to body jewelry, the solution is simple: ditch the metal. One alternative is acrylic, a non-reactive material that’s lighter than metal or glass. Acrylic plugs come in an increasing array of styles, but the main thing that separates them is their material. Hard acrylic plugs or tunnels have little give to them, while soft acrylic tunnels and plugs are flexible.

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The Pros of H2Ocean Cleaning Supplies for new Piercings

The Pros of H2Ocean Cleaning Supplies for new Piercings

H2Ocean’s aftercare products are ideal for cleaning new piercings. All of their products contain natural ingredients with no harmful chemicals. The sea salt contained in each cleanser nourishes the cells with beneficial elements that promote healing. Each product also includes antibacterial enzymes that prevent infections. H2Ocean makes several products that work well on different types of piercings, such as nasal, oral and dermal.

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Consider Bioplast for Your Nipple Ring

Consider Bioplast for Your Nipple Ring

A relatively new material that is being used to manufacture a wide range of body jewelry is Bioplast. Bioplast is a flexible material that is commonly used for belly, eyebrow, lip, nose, tongue and nipple jewelry. These parts of the body tend to be sensitive, making metallic and other rigid body jewelry uncomfortable. Bioplast is fast gaining popularity for use in nipple rings because it offers comfort, durability and safety.

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What You Should Know When Getting New Piercings

What You Should Know When Getting New Piercings

Are you thinking of getting a shiny new bellybutton ring? Is it time for you to move on to new territory and explore body jewelry in other, more interesting places? Or are you simply one of those people who want more and more of something that they love? No matter what the situation is – if you’re in the market to have any area of your body pierced, whether new or familiar – here’s what you should definitely know before taking the plunge.

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Bioplast Jewelry – What, Why, How is it Better?

If you like your bling and are regularly on the look out for new piercing ideas, chances are you’ve come across bioplast hypoallergenic body jewelry. Bioplast jewelry is the new big trend in piercing, and we predict it will slowly take over from regular metallic jewelry. Here’s what you need to know about it…

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Jewelry Removal

There are three basic styles of body jewelry and many variations on those styles. The three styles are a bead ring (fig.A), captive bead (fig.B), and circular barbell/barbell (fig.C). There is never any need to cut body jewelry for removal. Even momentary removal of... Continue Reading

How to Calm Down Before Getting a Piercing or a Tattoo

You know that feeling you get, right before you walk into the dentist’s office? That feeling of dread, where you just know something is ‘gonna hurt’? Well, getting a piercing or tattoo is just the same. Even though they’ll probably be some pain involved – the bottom line is that you are going in to get fabulous and then on your way out you can show it off! Like with anything in life where we know we’re going to have to suffer some growing pains, there are a few approaches to dealing with the situation.

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Problem: Metal Allergy

Allergic Reactions: • Problem: Metal Allergy • Cause: Inferior Jewelry used (contains too much nickel or other irritating alloy) • Indications: Tissue appears to “retreat” from the offending metal Patient may present with complaints of itching, burning and/or... Continue Reading
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