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.
An ex-girlfriend of mine decided to get the back of her neck pierced in 2003. It was a spur of the moment decision, made mostly because she already had jewelery in her tongue and lip, and multiple piercings in her ears, and was staunchly against...
What to do before getting a piercing. Never pierce your own body. Find certified, trained professional piercers. How to care for a piercing and making the important decision...where?
Learn about how nipple piecings are done, what types of jewelry are worn in them, plus how to deal with nipple rings and airport security.
If you get a hip surface piercing, choosing the right jewelry and doing proper aftercare may keep it from being rejected.
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. Corset piercings are one popular type of surface piercing, and according to...
Read all about—and see some photos of— two extreme body modifications: The corset piercing and scarification.
If you are considering where you should get your piercing, read this page for opinions on the pros and cons of each location, including ears, nose, eyebrows, and belly buttons.