For health and safety reasons, the first thing to consider when getting a body piercing is that it is done by a professional and that the piercing shop or studio has a clean environment. The person doing the piercing sho... More »

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Parents can get tattoos of their children's names by working with reputable tattoo artists to choose appropriate designs and placement. Visiting tattoo studios and reviewing artists' work help parents decide which artist... More »

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The easiest way to determine if a local body piercing shop or local piercer is reputable in the United States is to go to the Association of Professional Piercers website to use its search tool to check if a body shop or... More »

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A dermal or micro-dermal piercing is a piercing made into any flat area of the body, with an anchor placed under the skin that various decorative attachments can be put into. This type of piercing is done to replicate th... More »

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The price of a nape piercing varies depending on the shop but on average runs around $50. As with any specialty piercing, it is not advisable to sacrifice quality for a cheaper price on a nape piercing. More »

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To give yourself a body piercing, sanitize a needle, and then push the needle through the area you wish to pierce in a fast and fluid motion. Once the needle is halfway through, place one end of the jewelry of choice in ... More »