FAQ Frequently Asked Questions about piercing
What is Piercing?
Piercing is a practice that has its roots in prehistory and consists of the perforation of certain parts of the body to insert rings, earrings or objects of different shapes and sizes, for aesthetic and safety reasons. personal pleasure. The parts of the body subject to this practice are the most varied: earlobe, eyebrow, nostril and nasal septum, lip, tongue, nipple, navel and genital organs.
Is it safe to get a Piercing?
Getting a piercing is completely safe if you rely on your trusted Piercer or other professional known and appreciated in your area, who respects universal precaution and safety standards and who operates within a studio where the highest standards are applied as hygienic as possible, fully respecting the laws concerning the sector. Your safety is the paramount priority!
Who should you contact to get a Piercing done?
Although the practice is quick and rather simple to carry out, to do a piercing you need to turn to specially trained professionals in the sector (Piercers). To avoid the risk of infections it is important that the Piercer uses Disposable Sterile Needles, so he must open a new package right in front of you before making the puncture. The equipment used, such as forceps, must also be sterilized in an autoclave.
Is it possible to give a Piercing to a minor?
In Italy the law that regulates the practice of piercing provides, among other things, the prohibition on piercing minors under the age of eighteen without the consent of one of the parents or guardians, with the exception of earlobe piercing, and the ban on piercing minors under the age of fourteen, with the exception of earlobe piercing, but with the consent of one of the parents or guardian.
Is a needle or a gun better for piercing?
The gun damages the tissues, i.e. the resulting hole presents numerous micro tears and distortions of the tissue which create space for bacteria to settle. We recommend using Sterile Disposable Needles.
What is the best material for making a Piercing?
It is important to use high-quality hypoallergenic jewelry made from materials such as surgical steel and titanium. Avoid using cheap or low-quality jewelry, as it can cause allergic reactions or other problems.
How to cure Piercing?
Before cleaning the area where the piercing is applied, wash your hands thoroughly. During the healing period, the part affected by the piercing should be cleaned with a Saline Solution at least twice a day for three weeks and turn the piercing often, to prevent scabs from forming in the first few days, this applies to most piercings. However, you just need to scrupulously follow the instructions provided by the professional who carries it out (Piercer) to prevent any infections.
Is getting a Piercing painful?
This is one of the most common questions asked and there is no simple answer. How much a piercing hurts depends on where it is located and your pain threshold. Some people feel pain, others feel uncomfortable. Relaxed and calm customers usually report that their piercing was not as painful as they expected.
My physical state before getting a Piercing?
Make sure you have eaten beforehand: you need energy to cope with the adrenaline that your body will produce, but also to avoid dizziness or fainting. Hangovers and downs are not the best state to be in when getting a piercing, because alcohol thins the blood and inhibits clotting.
Where can I buy a Piercing without risking my health?
Purchase jewelry from piercing studios and jewelry stores that are able to show you the Material Certificates of the piercings you intend to purchase.
After how long can the jewel be changed?
The right time to change the piercing is after healing has taken place, which can occur at different times, depending on the type of piercing: it ranges from two-three weeks for lobe piercings up to four-five months for piercings. helix piercing…. It requires patience!
Can you swim in the sea after Piercing?
It is advisable not to dive immediately after getting a piercing, at least for the first three weeks. However, sea water is not a problem for the healing of a piercing, the important thing is to disinfect the hole once you get out of the water.
Can you sunbathe with Piercings?
The sun is not a problem if taken in moderation. The contraindications are due to the excessive heating of the jewel compared to the skin and therefore there is the risk of burning in the piercing area.
Piercing during pregnancy?
For already healed belly button piercings there is no special treatment required during pregnancy. The navel piercing can be kept, but it is better to use bio-compatible plastic materials such as Bioplast®: this material will bend and adapt to changes in the body and will be safer and more comfortable to wear, furthermore it can be cut to obtain the desired size.
What is Septum Piercing?
The septum piercing is the hole that passes through the thin part of skin under the cartilaginous division of the nasal septum.
What is Microdermal?
The microdermal is a very particular piercing and consists of inserting a small jewel into the skin. It is applied by making a small incision in the skin using a biopsy punch, where a strictly titanium support is introduced, on which a replacement is mounted, generally equipped with Premium or Cubic Zirconia crystal. If you change your mind, the Microdermal can only be extracted by a Piercer.