Safety Tips for Body Piercing

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bodypiercing Body piercing is in fashion today, especially amongst the younger generation. You’ll find many teenagers, both boys and girls, getting various parts of their body pierced, be it ears, eyebrows, nose, belly, and even lips. While you might look to endorse a trendy look by getting your body pierced, there are certain safety points you must keep in mind to prevent yourself from infections.

Hygiene is the word on which you need to pay extra attention. Since body piercing involves the use of needles, you should ensure that the needles being used are sterilized and hygienic. This helps in preventing various infections that are spread through contaminated and unhygienic needles. After all, you wouldn’t like yourself to get infected by ‘dreaded of’ problems like AIDS due to infected needles. Also, get yourself pierced by a professional and prefer spending some extra bounty on it to avoid complications.

Instead of simply following your peers and friends who got their body parts pierced, you need to think about it for yourself. Think about the pain it involves and also if you will feel comfortable by getting a particular body part pierced. You must look at your own comfort and health rather than just blindly following the trend.

Body piercing safety measures do not get over by getting your body pierced. They involve after care methods too. You need to keep the pierced part clean and hygienic to avoid eruption of any skin infection. Also, it is advised that the pierced part should be kept dry. Also, you must choose quality jewelry as cheap ones might lead to some allergies and complications.

Thus, before getting your body pierced, you must keep the above safety tips in mind so that you don’t sacrifice your health for fashion and trend.



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  • To get a safe piercing there’s a lot more to know than can fit in a brief article. I’ve written a whole book on the subject and it has just been published. It is called “The Piercing Bible–The Definitive Guide to Safe Body Piercing” and it is available from major booksellers and it is also in some libraries.