Girl with Tongue Pierced

Taking care of your tongue piercing while it heals is an easy and straightforward process. Follow these key guidelines as recommended by The Association of Professional Piercers (APP) and you’ll end up with a healthy, healed piercing. These tips apply to the classic tongue piercing, venom tongue piercings, and all the other different kinds of tongue piercings as well.

Always contact a professional piercer or a nearby professional piercing shop to ask about any problems or if you are experiencing a lot of pain, swelling, or bleeding after the first few days.

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Female Face Piercings

There are certain piercings known to accentuate facial features or beauty marks, so it’s no wonder that women benefit from a wider variety of possible piercings. Some of these piercings are generally seen as more feminine, and they are ideal for anyone looking for a new way to spice up their appearance. Below is a handy guide to which piercings are the most popular among women.

#1: Nostril Piercings

Nose piercings are overall the most popular piercings for women. Around 19% of pierced women have at least one nose piercing. Nostril piercings are the most popular of these and can be dressed up or down depending on the occasion. Dainty gemmed nose screws offer a classic look while rings give an edgier vibe. Clear retainers are also an option for discretionary purposes.

Girl Nose Piercing

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3 Tips for Caring for a Tongue Piercing After It's Healed

Healing tongue piercings is sometimes more involved since they are oral piercings. Extra procedures like salt rinses come into play compared to most other body piercings that only require salt spray and irrigation. It’s important that tongue piercings are fully healed before moving forward so that infection is no longer a risk. The initial healing phase may be over, but this does not mean tongue piercing care is finished. These three different approaches to essential long-term care will ensure there are no tongue piercing issues down the road.

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Cute Nipple Piercing Jewelry

When it comes to picking out nipple jewelry the options are virtually endless. However, some thoughtful pointers will make sure your search for the perfect nipple jewelry is easy and successful.

Size and Material

14 gauge is an ideal size for most nipple piercings. 14G is also one of the most common piercing sizes, so there will be plenty of options to choose from as far as jewelry.

The two main variations of nipple jewelry are barbells and clickers. Barbells are the simpler option, and they contain a straight bar and balls or other customizable ends. If you’re not interested in loose ends on your nipple jewelry, clickers are always an option as well. Any sort of clicker jewelry is designed to snap into place with an easy “click” on one side, and they will stay secure without any worries.

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10 Unique Stone Plugs to Try

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Organic Stone Plugs to Wear

Stone plugs are starting to earn their rightful place in the limelight! These plugs are the perfect addition to any outfit, and they are a realistic style of jewelry for every-day wear. Here are ten of our favorite stone plugs!

The purple amethyst single flare stone plugs are both affordable and have rich hues of purple and lavender. One of the cool things about the amethyst plugs is the natural marbling that stone creates. This means that you are getting a variety of hues and color saturation throughout the plug. Amethyst has been used for thousands of years to stimulate, soothe, and ease the mind and emotions. The Ancient Greeks believed that amethyst would cure drunkenness and it has become known as the stone to prevent overindulgence. Not only are you getting a gorgeous purple stone, but you are getting the benefits of Amethyst’s emotional energy.

Amethyst Gauges

 

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Organic Wood Gauges

Organic materials are becoming extremely popular in all aspects of life. Wood Plugs are a stylish way to show off your natural side. Wooden plugs and tunnels have endless style options and they are a healthy option for stretched ears. Wood is a fantastic material for healed lobes because it allows the skin to breathe and it helps eliminates the odor that comes with stretching. Wood plugs do keep some upkeep, but it is worth it!

One of the best parts of wearing wood is the different designs that can be created using different colors and species of wood. Each set of plugs come with their own unique design and have different inlays. The wooden star plugs are a favorite because of their solid white star logo inlay. The contrast between the dark areng wood and white inlay make the stars pop, these will quickly become the focal point of your look!

Natural Wooden Plugs with White Star

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Industrial Piercing Information

Getting an industrial piercing can be a scary but exciting experience! Get rid of the nerves by preparing yourself with these nine top-notch tips!

#1. Finding the Right Piercer

Finding a piercer is going to be incredibly important and doing your research before the piercing is going to pay off later! The Industrial Piercing consists of two piercings in the upper ear or the cartilage. You might be wondering why it is so important to find a reputable piercer. Since the industrial piercing is two piercings connected by a straight barbell you will need to find a piercer who is experienced in this type of piercing. It is absolutely imperative that the angles of each piercing line up correctly. If the angles of the piercing are off, the barbell will put unnecessary pressure on the tissue of the ear, making for a longer healing process. Take a look at your piercer’s portfolio, they should have pictures of fresh and healed industrials they have performed.

Finding a Professional Piercer

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Labret Piercing Jewelry

The lip piercing is done on the side or middle of the mouth and can be done on the upper or lower lip. This type of piercing has gained popularity and is also known as a Labret, Monroe, Medusa, Vertical Labret, Snake Bites, Spider Bites, Angel Bites or Dolphin Bites. There are so many options when it comes to lip jewelry. The two main types of jewelry are going to be: a captive bead and a labret / flat back stud. Here are our favorite pieces for the fall season!

Threadless Jewelry

Theadless labret jewelry is an awesome choice for lip piercings. These come in combo packs and are also sold individually by piece. Made of ASTM f 136 titanium with multiple gem settings to fit your style. The threadless design makes it easy to replace the top gem on your piercing. No more screwing on & off the tiny pieces to change them out. Over 70+ designs to pick from that will your piercing stand out.

1. 18G Titanium Threadless Labret + Clear CZ Top

2. 18G Titanium Threadless Labret + White Opalite Top

Threadless Opalite

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2019 Summer Belly Rings

It's about time to sit and shine in the sun during the spring and summer months. Show off your piercing and your personality with these unique belly button rings. These are some of the hottest trending belly button rings this season!

Blue Flower Belly Button Ring

Floral is perfect for spring and summer and the blue and teal colors in this piece are perfect when you need a reminder of the ocean waves. This perfect little daisy is sure to bring a smile to your face and accent any bathing suit. https://www.urbanbodyjewelry.com/belly-button-rings/blue-flower-belly-button-ring.html

Hanging Cat Face Opalite Belly Button Ring

It’s time to bring out your inner tiger with this tiger drop belly button ring. Not only does this piece scream fierce but it is going to shine when the sun hits those beautiful opals. Iridescent opals will sparkle against those warm rays of sun. There is no doubt that you will stand out amongst the crowd with this tiger. https://www.urbanbodyjewelry.com/belly-button-rings/hanging-cat-face-opalite-belly-button-ring.html

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New Nipple Rings

Nipple Rings do not have to be boring! One of the biggest misconceptions about nipple piercings is that you need a basic barbell or ring. These are some of the hottest nipple jewelry pieces this year for healed piercings. These pieces range from classy to sassy, from the most elegant to the most edgy!

14G Double Blue Opalite Nipple Ring Barbell

Opals are one of the hottest trends right now! This blue opal makes you feel like you are the perfect ice queen. Frozen has nothing on you with these iridescent blue opals. Not only do these feel comfortable around the nipples but the opals have a great size of 7mm. These beauties are sold as a pair for 9.99$! https://www.urbanbodyjewelry.com/14g-double-blue-opalite-nipple-ring-barbell.html

14G Double Blue Opalite Nipple Ring Barbell

 

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Flower Piercing Jewelry

Florals don’t belong in grandma’s bathroom; they are being reinvented into some of the most fashionable pieces on the market. Spring 2019 is all about color and bold floral statements! It is time to take the world by storm with gorgeous floral body jewelry.

18G PVD Rose Gold Floral Nose Curve Ring

This season is all about stepping out of your comfort zone and being bold. This rose gold flower nose ring will do just that! Nose rings are not limited to plain hoops and studs, it’s all about design. Rock the rose gold like a true flower girl. https://www.urbanbodyjewelry.com/18g-pvd-rose-gold-floral-nose-curve-ring.html

20G 14kt White Gold Pink CZ Floral L Bend Nose Ring

Blush colors are perfect for spring, this pink rose styled nose ring will stick out and add a touch of sparkle to your nose. The 6mm flower is elegant and a cheerful reminder that spring rain brings spring flowers https://www.urbanbodyjewelry.com/20g-14kt-white-gold-pink-cz-floral-l-bend-nose-ring.html

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Different Types of Oral Piercings

Oral piercings are the piercings that are in or around the mouth. This includes: tongue piercings, lip piercings, and cheek piercings. These piercings can also be considered as facial piercings, but the healing and maintenance of oral piercings are considerably different then facial piercings.

Here is a list of the most common oral piercings:

The Midline tongue piercing: This goes straight through the tissue of the tongue vertically. It is the “traditional” tongue piercing. This piercing is most commonly done with a straight barbell.

Lower Frenulum: This is also known as the tongue webbing. This piercing is traditionally done with a curved or straight barbell through the webbing underneath the tongue.

Upper Frenulum: This is known as the upper tongue webbing or a “smiley”. It consists of one or more piercings that go through the upper frenulum that is right below the upper lip. This is the tissue that connects the gum to the lip. It is traditionally done with a curved barbell or circular barbell.

Two Vertical Tongue Piercings: This is also known as “Venom Bites” this is when two straight barbells are pierced vertically through the tongue. These piercings sit symmetric to one another in a horizontal positioning.

Horizontal Tongue Piercing: This is also known as the “Snake Eye” piercing. This is when a curved barbell is pierced through the tip of the tongue horizontally.

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