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.
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.
This article explores great piercing ideas and includes useful tips for deciding whether of not to get a neck piercing.
If you get a hip surface piercing, choosing the right jewelry and doing proper aftercare may keep it from being rejected.
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 information on the pros and cons of each location, including the ear, nose, eyebrow, and belly button.