Bring Your Own Jewelry: A Good Deal or Dangerous?

If a shop offers you this kind of ‘deal’ you would be advised to run (not walk) away since not only is their ‘deal’ inviting an infection into your near future, but they are operating illegally and probably are not registered with the health department either

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

Your Vote Counts: Cool or Fool?

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

Body Piercing Supplies Part V (Forceps)

“…a pair of forceps (also referred to as ‘clamps’) can be fastened in a way that will secure the spot for accurate (and sometimes less painful) piercing…”

Body Piercing Supplies Part III (Nitrile Gloves)

“…use Non-Latex gloves that do not have powder. Why? Because many people (unknown to them) have allergies to latex. Also, the particles in the powder contained in some gloves are contaminants and can cause infection or reaction if they fall into the open tissue.”