Piercings

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What is it Like Travelling Internationally With Piercings?

Most people with body jewelry don't think twice when traveling within the United States since piercings are prevalent stateside in nearly every area. That can change when you decide to travel internationally. Travelers who are considering an international journey typically take the time to research cultural norms and expectations as they pertain to food, behavior, and clothing. Travelers with piercings need to take these considerations a step further, since the international location may have specific rules about body jewelry. While...

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Why The Medusa Piercing is Trending and Why You’ll Want One

Whether you’re new to the world of body piercing or have been part of the community for some time, you’ve probably heard about one of the newest trending piercings to hit the scene. The medusa piercing has quickly become one of the most-requested piercing styles out there, especially for anyone looking for a stylish and unique way to express themselves. What is a Medusa Piercing? A medusa piercing, also known as a philtrum piercing, is located directly between your upper lip and...

Why Do People Get Piercings?

Why Do People Get Piercings?

Body piercing is a tradition that dates back thousands of years, spanning countless cultures and communities across the globe. But even though body piercing can be traced to ancient times, many people still wonder: Why do people get piercings? Like any form of self-expression, the reasons for getting a body piercing are as unique as the people who have them. Over the centuries, reasons for body piercings have ranged from cultural and religious beliefs to creative expression and personal style. There's no one...

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Everything You Need to Know About Cartilage Piercings

If you’ve ever thought about getting a cartilage piercing, odds are you had plenty of questions on the topic. Cartilage piercings are one of the more popular styles of body piercing, especially because they are a versatile selection of piercings that can suit nearly any style and personality. Here’s a handy guide to everything you need to know about cartilage piercings, so you can decide which piercing is right for you. What is a Cartilage Piercing? Cartilage piercing is technically a broader category...

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Which Body Piercings Hurt the Most?

Some of the most common questions about body piercing concern the level of pain associated with a specific piercing. Just how much is it going to hurt? There’s next to no limit on how creative you can get with your piercings, with options for just about anywhere on your body. Naturally, you’d expect some piercing locations to hurt a bit more than others, depending on factors like skin thickness, nerve endings, and personal pain threshold. If you’re debating your next piercing...

Four Unique Piercing Ideas for National Piercing Day, May 16 – Almost Famous Body Piercing

Four Unique Piercing Ideas for National Piercing Day, May 16

Do you love body piercings? Much of the fun in getting pierced is coming up with new, unique piercing ideas and jewelry combinations. With National Piercing Day coming up on May 16, 2019, we’ve put together a guide to help you decide which unique piercings you may want to plan for. There’s virtually no limit to how creative you can get. As a result, choosing your next piercing offers the opportunity to use your imagination to its fullest. The world of...

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Piercing Myths

Almost Famous Body Piercing was incorporated in 2005, and since then, we have heard many piercing myths and a lot of false information that gets passed along by word of mouth and even more so on the internet. We correct these fabrications by doing extensive training with our new piercers and using our blog to reach our customers. If you ever hear information pertaining to piercings and you are left wanting to know if it’s true or false, we are always...

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Healing New Nipple Piercings

If you are considering getting nipple piercings, you're not alone. Pierced nipples are quite popular at the moment, thanks to celebrities who have been rocking them out in the public spotlight. You might be nervous about getting your nipples pierced, but the good thing is, these piercings are easy to care for, and you don't need to make drastic wardrobe changes to accommodate them. Here are some helpful nipple piercing tips to consider when it comes to clothing. After The Initial Procedure Your nipples...

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Breaking Body Piercing Stereotypes

Have you ever felt the stereotypes of people with body art misrepresent who the body art community is? Do the stereotypes misrepresent who you are as an individual because of your part in the body art community? Have the negative stereotypes against body art kept you from getting a body piercing? Piercings have been heavily influenced by African and Asian cultures for centuries. Facial and body piercings have increased in popularity since the 1970’s, and they have been gaining momentum...