Aftercare Information

Topical Anesthetics - What You Need to Know

Read in English Leer en Español Topical Anesthetics - What You Need to Know Topical anesthetics are typically used to numb the surface of the skin to relieve minor pain or itching. They are commonly used by physicians during minor dermatological and cosmetic procedures, and can also be used during body modification procedures, such as tattooing and body piercing. Many topical anesthetics available both by prescription and over the counter are highly effective when used properly. However, side effects can and will occur if the different chemical compositions of each anesthetic are not taken...

Surface Piercing Aftercare

Proper surface piercing care is critical if you want your new or irritated piercing to heal well, and we have all the info you need right here. In this Surface Piercing Aftercare guide, we'll teach you how to keep your surface piercing clean, what you can and can't do during the healing process, what problems to watch out for, what you should do if you experience certain surface piercing problems, how to change your surface barbell tops, and more...

Surface Piercing FAQs

Surface piercings are dynamic body piercings that can be placed nearly anywhere on the body. Nape piercings, hip piercings, anti-eyebrow piercings, chest piercings, Christina piercings, and frenum piercings are just a few of the many different types of surface piercings from which you can choose. If you're interested in this popular type of body piercing but want to learn more before you get one, these FAQs will give you all the info you need to get a surface piercing with confidence...

Recovery Piercing Aftercare

The Recovery Piercing Aftercare product line includes an assortment of tools that piercing collectors and enthusiasts can use to ensure that their new body piercings heal fully and well. These products can also be used to treat dry skin around established piercings, minimize piercing scars, address occasional piercing irritations, and more. Learn about the products in the Recovery Piercing Aftercare line, how they can benefit you, and how to use them to keep new and existing piercings happy and healthy.

Ear Piercing Aftercare

Learn how to properly care for new earlobe piercings and ear cartilage piercings in this helpful Ear Piercing Aftercare guide. We discuss everything from what you should and shouldn't do during the healing process to how to clean your ear piercings, what to do if you experience any ear piercing problems, when you can change your earrings, what types of earrings are available for different types of ear piercings, and beyond...

Oral Web Piercing Aftercare

If you're thinking about getting an oral web piercing, it's important to brush up on proper web piercing aftercare and perform it regularly so your smiley, frowney or tongue web piercing heals well. In this Oral Web Piercing Care guide, you can learn about the benefits and drawbacks of oral web piercings, how to perform proper oral web piercing aftercare, what types of piercing problems may arise and how to deal with them, when to change your jewelry, what type of jewelry works best in oral web piercings, and more...

Septum Piercing Aftercare

If you're thinking about getting a septum piercing or have recently gotten one, it's important to brush up on proper septum piercing aftercare to ensure that your piercing heals well and stays with you for as many years as you want to keep it. Our Septum Piercing Aftercare guide will teach you all the things you should and shouldn't do while your septum piercing heals, how to clean it, what types of septum piercing problems may arise and how to handle them, when to change your jewelry, how to stretch a healed septum piercing, and more...

Dermal Piercing Care

This Dermal Piercing Aftercare guide will teach you everything you need to know about new dermals to ensure that yours heal well. Learn what you should and shouldn't do during the dermal piercing healing process, how to properly clean and care for your new dermals, what potential problems you may encounter and how to handle each, when and how to change your dermal tops, and other important tips for new dermal piercings. In case you're still in the research/planning stage and haven't yet had your new dermals inserted, we also discuss what you should know before you get pierced...

Genital Piercing Aftercare

Whether you're a man or woman, if you've just gotten a new genital piercing or are considering getting one, it's important to brush up proper genital piercing aftercare to ensure that your piercing heals well and lasts for as many years as you want to keep it. In this guide, we talk about what you should and shouldn't do during the genital piercing healing process, including how to properly clean your genital piercing, how to identify potential problems, and what to do if you experience an issue with your new genital piercing...

Nipple Piercing Aftercare

Nipple piercings take longer to heal than most body piercings, and they require diligent aftercare to heal properly. In this article, we teach you everything you need to know about the extended commitment involved with caring for new nipple piercings, from how to clean them to what you should and shouldn't do during the healing process to when you can change your jewelry and beyond. Additionally, we also discuss how to change nipple rings, stretch nipple piercings and identify and address nipple piercing problems that may arise during the healing process...