If you get a hip surface piercing, choosing the right jewelry and doing proper aftercare may keep it from being rejected.
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.
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.
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.
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.