Piercing Information

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...

Body Modification Skin Prep

Proper skin prep is an important part of the body modification process. It eliminates any bacteria, viruses and other microorganisms clinging to a client's skin so that they aren't pushed beneath the dermis and given easy access to a person's bloodstream, where they could wreak havoc on your client's immune system. By properly cleaning a person's skin before modifying them, you're preserving your client's health and protecting yourself from potential legal recourse. Learn the best skin prep methods for tattooing, piercing and scarification in this article...

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...

Male Piercings

Men have many options when it comes to body piercings. They can get their earlobes, cartilage, septums, lips, eyebrows, tongues, nipples, and many other body parts pierced, including their genitals. That's the one area where male piercings are dramatically different from female piercing options. In this article, we take an in-depth look at the male piercings you're curious to learn more about and give you all the info you need to decide which type of male genital piercings might be best for you...

Female Piercing Options

Women have so many options when it comes to piercings. They can choose from popular options like ear piercings, facial piercings, oral piercings, surface piercings, and dermal piercings, as well as nipple piercings and a variety of female genital piercings that are completely unique to women. Learn all about piercing options exclusively for women in this article.

Precision Piercing Supplies

Precision is a Painful Pleasures product line that offers high-quality piercing supplies at affordable prices so that you can maximize profits from every piercing you perform. Our Precision piercing supplies include everything from piercing needles to piercing medical supplies and beyond. Learn more about our Precision piercing line and the many low-priced piercing tools available to you in this article.

Deciding if Piercing Is the Right Profession for You

Making the move to become a professional piercer is a serious decision. There's a lot of work and training involved, and it's important to understand how choosing this profession can impact your personal life and finances. We discuss the ins and outs of pursuing piercing as a profession, walk you through the process from how to find a piercing apprenticeship to building your piercing toolkit, and guide you on finding a job and promoting yourself once you're certified and licensed. We'll also point you to other helpful educational piercing resources in this article...