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 » Beauty & Fashion Body Art Piercing

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 » Beauty & Fashion Hair Removal

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 » Health Medications & Vitamins
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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 » Beauty & Fashion Body Art Piercing

Lip piercings do hurt, but many find that their lip piercings hurt a lot less than they expected. Once the piercer has clamped the lip, he swiftly pierces the lip, causing a short, sharp sensation that is followed by the... More » Beauty & Fashion Body Art Piercing

Pacific Body Jewelry and Piercing states that new tongue piercings should be cleaned once in the morning and once at night, as well as after anything besides water is ingested for at least seven days after the initial pi... More » Beauty & Fashion Body Art Piercing

Most lip piercings require a minimum of six to eight weeks to heal, and the original jewelry is best left in place during this time to promote healing, according to Some specialized lip piercings require up to... More » Beauty & Fashion Body Art Piercing