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Piercings naturally tend to be a bit painful because it involves sticking a pointed object into the bare skin. Topical creams like Emla that contain lidocaine, or similar numbing ingredients, is sometimes applied to the ... More »

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BareEase is one type of numbing cream used for waxing. BareEase was created by an anesthesiologist to dull the pain associated with waxing, and it is commonly used for bikini waxes. More »

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Common over-the-counter numbing creams include methyl salicylate, lidocaine, benzocaine and tetracaine. The main ingredient in popular muscle rubs, methyl salicylate contains heating and cooling agents that warm and cool... More »

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Ear weights are used primarily to stretch out earlobe piercings. Ear weights are earrings that are weighted and aid in making the hole of the piercing larger. More »

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Popular lip piercings include the standard, Monroe, labret, Medusa and Madonna. Styles involving multiple piercings include the snake bites, angel bites, dolphin bites and spider bites. Lip piercing styles with four pier... More »

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About.com has dedicated a page to body modification, including lip piercings. In the piercing section of the page, choose facial piercings and explore the Labrets and Lowbrets and Medusa/Philtrum links, which discuss spe... More »

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Nape piercings can last years as long as the piercer uses the proper technique and materials, and the pierced person cares for the piercing properly. All piercings can become infected or rejected by the pierced person's ... More »

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