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  • Everything I've learned on my ear stretching journey. The processes, jewelry, tips & tricks, sizing, etc.

    A Guide to Ear Stretching

    A Guide to Ear Stretching

    by Reina0

  • Learn the what to do before and after getting a belly button piercing, including how to choose a salon and how to ensure the piercing heals without infection.

    Belly or Navel Piercing

    Belly or Navel Piercing

    by MakinBacon3

  • So, you've decided you want to stretch your ears, but you're wondering how to start? Look no further, I'll teach you the basics to Stretching your ears.

    Beginner's Guide to Ear Stretching

    Beginner's Guide to Ear Stretching

    by Mallory0

  • All about ear piercings, from the various placements and jewelry types to dos and don'ts.

    A Guide to Ear Piercings

    A Guide to Ear Piercings

    by Whitney249

  • So you finally did it! You went out and got that weird muscle in your mouth pierced! I'm so proud of you! Or maybe you're still thinking about it and curious as to what it's like to take care of this piercing. Either way, I'm here to help you.

    How to Take Care of a Tongue Piercing

    How to Take Care of a Tongue Piercing

    by Hayley6

  • Are you looking for help with an infected daith piercing? Wondering what the signs, symptoms, and remedies are? Here's how you can care for and heal an infected daith piercing, as well as my own personal story with an infected daith!

    How to Heal an Infected Daith Piercing

    How to Heal an Infected Daith Piercing

    by Brittany Brown2

  • One of the most common styles of earring is the hoop earring. Learn about the various types of hoop earrings and the mechanisms by which they open and close.

    Types of Hoop Earrings

    Types of Hoop Earrings

    by Raye2

  • Tragus Piercing is the process of piercing the small cartilage that is at the end of the ear canal. Care should be taken to ensure that the Tragus heals properly eight weeks after it has been pierced. It should be cleaned daily with saline or any disinfectant solution and should not be touched with dirty hands. Read on to see examples of these piercings.

    Tragus and Anti-Tragus Piercings

    Tragus and Anti-Tragus Piercings

    by JoanWhite75

  • As opposed to a traditional nose or tongue piercing, a surface piercing has both entrance and exit holes that go through a flat area of skin such as the arm, leg or sternum. Read on to see great examples of surface piercings.

    Extreme Body Mod:  Surface Piercings

    Extreme Body Mod: Surface Piercings

    by becauseilive82

  • Learn about different types of nose piercings and jewelry styles, see videos, and get information and advice before getting pierced.

    All About Nose Piercings

    All About Nose Piercings

    by Raye1583

  • A look at the different types of surface piercings, how to heal them, and what can cause piercing migration.

    Surface Piercings

    Surface Piercings

    by Whitney767

  • Compares the pain of tongue piercing to pain from tooth extraction and bee stings. Recommendations for faster healing from your tongue piercing.

    Do Tongue Piercings Hurt?

    Do Tongue Piercings Hurt?

    by Nettlemere32

  • How to stretch a piercing, the gauge and plug sizes (up to 1"), and how to treat and prevent piercing blowouts.

    How to Stretch a Piercing

    How to Stretch a Piercing

    by Jami Johnson1

  • You might be surprised to know how many different ways there are to pierce your tongue. So, before going in, check out this illustrated guide and learn what your options are.

    Illustrated Guide to Tongue Piercings

    Illustrated Guide to Tongue Piercings

    by becauseilive50

  • If you are considering where you should get your piercing, read this page for information on the pros and cons of each location, including the ear, nose, eyebrow, and belly button.

    Where to Get Your Body Piercing

    Where to Get Your Body Piercing

    by glassvisage54

  • Nothing looks cooler than stretched earlobes, but you have to stretch them properly, or it can result in an ugly disaster. This article shows you how to stretch your ears safely.

    How to Stretch or Gauge Your Ears

    How to Stretch or Gauge Your Ears

    by Jayne Lancer2

  • A navel (belly button) piercing passes through the rim of the navel. While they are typically done just above the navel on the top ridge, they can also go anywhere around the outside of the navel, wherever there is a fold or "lip." This type of...

    An Illustrated Guide to Navel Piercings

    An Illustrated Guide to Navel Piercings

    by becauseilive158

  • Sometimes pain is alleviated when you know what's going to happen. Before you get a body piercing, you might want to take a look at what you're in for.

    Watch Body Piercing Videos

    Watch Body Piercing Videos

    by Rae Schwarz8

  • I've had my septum pierced for many years, so I've become quite knowledgable about how to take care of it. Here, I share everything I've learned from my experience and research.

    Septum Piercing General Info + FAQ

    Septum Piercing General Info + FAQ

    by Reina3

  • Learn about how nipple piercings are done, what types of jewelry are worn in them, and how to deal with nipple rings and airport security.

    All About Nipple Piercings

    All About Nipple Piercings

    by Raye110

  • The earlobes and cartilage are not the only places that can be pierced on an ear; the center is not the only spot that can be pierced on a tongue; and the eyebrow is not the only place that can be pierced on, well, an eyebrow.

    Illustrated Guide to Eyebrow Piercings

    Illustrated Guide to Eyebrow Piercings

    by becauseilive23

  • To an outsider, a stretched lip is a form of body mutilation rather than art, but to a Mursi or Suri woman, it's an expression of female maturity and a sign that she has reached childbearing age.

    Traditional African Mursi Lip Plates

    Traditional African Mursi Lip Plates

    by Laura du Toit21

  • How much does a lip ring matter in a job interview, or at the workplace? How much should it matter? I say don't judge a book by its cover.

    Facial Piercings Don't Mean Much

    Facial Piercings Don't Mean Much

    by glassvisage22

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