Ah, the mall. It’s the one place that has everything you need: endless choices for food, shopping and there’s even a place to get pierced! But if you’re thinking of ending a fun day at the mall by getting pierced in back of your local Sally Beauty Supply, think again. Here are our five reasons to steer clear.
The Staff are Untrained
Those piercing stalls in the mall or at the back of hair dressers and beauty supply stores, do you know how much training they actually get?
Fifteen minutes and a pamphlet on how to work a piercing gun.
Most of these guys and girls are actually hairdressers or teenagers working part-time. Their lack of training can lead to a lot of issues that you might not see upfront, but trust me, you won’t be able to miss them when they hit!
They Use Piercing Guns!
Piercing guns are the ultimate no-no in regard to body piercings, even ears! Malls often use them because they require little training (just point and shoot) and don’t scare off the little kids that make them most of their money.
The truth is they may seem harmless, but these guns harbour bacteria and you never know what else. This is because the plastic they’re made from can never properly be sterilised and are constantly reused with the help of an alcohol wipe.Read More