Although this store (located in Palmdale, California) is not exactly known for glowing customer satisfaction reviews, what happened here is a bit overkill
tattooing and body piercing involves breaking the skin, and the instruments/tools that penetrate the skin MUST be sterile, or you are putting yourself (or your customers) at risk of developing severe infections, injury or possibly (in the worst cases) death
“These sites could be operated by questionable individuals with little or no experience or credentials for the equipment they are selling…”
“What started out decades ago as basic steel shapes bent to be worn in noses, navels, nipples and lips, has become thousands of different colors, styles, and materials that offer almost unlimited variations…”
“Look for a piercing supply company that posts their regular spore test results for their autoclaves, and who clearly defines their sterilization process publicly. Once you’ve ordered, make sure that the items received are pouched in sterile pouches with color-changing indicators on the back of the packet, along with a clearly stamped date…”
One of the most comfortable styles of nipple jewelry you can wear is a UV Horseshoe, which are light-weight and nickel-free
If you are considering such an extreme piercing for yourself it is best to think it through carefully before doing it.
“Failure to use sterile body jewelry can lead to serious infections and if left untreated, can lead to serious injury or even death…”