Are There Too Many Tattoo Shops?

make sure they are using only sterile body piercing supplies and tattoo supplies with color-changing indicators and proper dates stamped clearly on the packaging

When is Free Shipping Truly Free?

Most sellers of body piercing supplies will lead with ”free shipping” on their sites, but careful reading reveals that you must make a minimum order amount to qualify

What Your Body Piercer Should Know About You

always ask to see your piercer’s county health department permit and current blood-borne pathogen certification before you get started.

Your Vote Counts: Cool or Fool?

“Make sure you give very careful thought to anything you undertake…”

Cool or Fool: Leg Piercings?

“…having this many surface piercings positioned so close together can cause massive problems with migration and rejection caused by the constant movement of the legs, as well as contact with clothing…”

What body piercings are still taboo?

“There’s an old saying that applies in body art as well that says all is fine when done in ‘moderation’. As a rule, if you don’t take something too far, or wear something too ‘extreme’, you won’t be looked at as a freak (unless, of course, that is the what you’re after. :)”

FAQ: Can your boss tell you to remove your body piercing?

“If you work in a non food-related job and wearing body jewelry or having a body piercing is not a liability to the customers or clients, you may be fine getting pierced. The best policy is to always communicate with your boss and if you think there may be a chance that body modifications are an issue where you work (i.e. no one else seems to have any) ask before you get it done – just to be sure.”