Aftercare Information

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...

Scarification Aftercare

Scarification is the process of cutting or burning permanent artistic designs into the flesh for cosmetic purposes using scalpels, electrocautery pens or other implements. If you're considering getting scarified or have recently gotten a scarification piece, it's important to learn how to care for it so it heals fully and well. In this scarification guide, we walk you through what you should know before you get scarified, proper scarification aftercare, possible complications that may arise and how to address them, and more...

Cheek Piercing Aftercare

If you're considering getting cheek/dimple piercings, there are a few things you should know in advance. Cheek piercings can be risky if not performed properly by a pro piercer, so this is one type of piercing you don't want to rush into getting. Carefully research piercers and pick one who's experienced with cheek piercings. Brush up on proper dimple piercing aftercare, and learn how to spot and address problems quickly to ensure your new piercings heal well. It may sound like a lot of work for just a pair of piercings, but fortunately we have all the cheek piercing info you need...

Lip Piercing Care

If you're considering getting a lip piercing or have just gotten a labret piercing, snake bites, a Monroe piercing, or another type of lip piercing, it's important to learn how to care for your new piercing(s) to ensure that they heal properly and last for as many years as you want to keep them. Our Lip Piercing Care guide will teach you what type of labret jewelry makes the best starter jewelry, proper lip piercing aftercare, how to address different types of lip piercing problems, when it's safe to change your jewelry for the first time, and more...

Oral Piercing Aftercare

Practicing proper oral piercing aftercare is incredibly important if you want your new cheek, lip, web, or tongue piercing to heal fully and well. Learn about the things you should know before getting an oral piercing or a facial piercing that extends into the mouth, how to care for your new facial/oral piercing, potential oral piercing problems and how to handle them, and more in this Oral Piercing Aftercare article.

Belly Button Piercing Aftercare

If you're considering getting a belly button piercing or have just gotten one and want to know how best to care for it to ensure that it heals well, we have the information you need. Learn how best to clean navel piercings and all the other aspects of new belly piercing aftercare, including how long you should wait to change your jewelry, what to do if you suspect you have an infection or other piercing issue, the best type of clothes to wear while your new navel piercing is healing, and more...

Ear Stretching FAQs

Learn about the history of stretching ears, why stretched lobes are still popular today, the best methods for stretching your earlobes, what other piercings can be stretched, what types of cool jewelry are available for stretched lobes, how to properly care for your piercings while you stretch them, and more in these helpful Ear Stretching FAQs.

Tattoo Goo FAQs

Learn about Tattoo Goo tattoo aftercare products. What is Tattoo Goo? Does it contain sunblock? Is there fragrance in Tattoo Goo? How is Tattoo Goo better than other similar tattoo aftercare products? Read on for the answers to these questions and more...