my navel is un-piercable. Is this true?
of navels ARE piercable. The people who tell you this may not be
fully trained. They most likely are afraid or unsure of
to perform such a piercing.
also told me that my tongue is un-piercable. Is this true as well?
have a really short tongue may prove for a difficult pierce.
Warrior piercers are trained to perform under these types
adverse conditions. If a piercer isn't trained to do a
pierce, he or she may not have had the experience enough to do it with
Q: Can I
lose my tastebuds
from a tongue pierce?
A: No, your
buds have no relation to a tongue pierce. You may notice a
of taste during the initial week of a tongue pierce due to the
rinsing regimen. Dilute your mouhwash before using.
my face get paralyzed from an eyebrow / tragus / midbrow / facial
not. There are no major nerves that control motor function in any
area that we pierce.
that all eyebrow pierces will eventually grow out (reject)
A: If an
pierce is done improperly, it is possible for it to grow
If it is pierced too shallow, improper type of jewelry used (i.e.
barbells), or not taken care of right an eyebrow pierce may
reject. Otherwise, NO no piercing is "destined" to reject.
Q: I was
my piercing will take 6 to 8 months, even a YEAR to heal. Is this
A: This is
the piercing is being cleansed with improper products. No
piercing should take longer than 2 months to heal. Harsh
deodorants, moisturizers and other ingredients in some products can
the healing time of a pierce. Please see the Products section of
page for more on this topic.
piercer told me that Hydrogen Peroxide should never be used on a
What should I do?
at 3% solution is an excellent agent to remove exudate (crusties) and
from a healing pierce. It does have a slight alkaline
that can eat away some skin cells, but as long as it is rinsed
completely after each use it is fine to use. In addition, you
check out our compiled report on the use of hydrogen peroxide by
and orthopedic specialists. Click HERE
to see this report.
More F.A.Q.s to come...