Piercing Aftercare

  • Do not touch piercing or rotate jewelry!
  • Always wash hands with anti-bacterial soap before cleaning your piercing
  • Do not remove or replace jewelry!
  • Initial jewelry may be longer to allow for swelling, and to facilitate healing.
  • Do not soak or submerge piercing in water -i.E. Pools, hot tubs, baths etc.
  • Crust may form on jewelry/ piercing, gently remove while cleaning with a wet q-tip.
  • Gently wash piercing once or twice a day with a mild soap and water lather, using a q-tip or gauze.
  • Rinse thoroughly with warm water to remove all traces of soap and water.
  • Flush/ rinse piercing up to 2 times a day with a saline solution or H2Ocean, for some piercings it may be easier to apply with q-tip or gauze
  • Keep shampoo, body wash, make up , etc. away from the healing piercing.
  • Be aware that physical stress on the jewelry/ piercing, can cause complications that are almost always prevented by not touching your piercing, not sleeping on your piercing, &/or not getting it caught on clothing.

If any questions arise with your new piercing, or the aftercare process please feel free to stop by or give either the tattoo artist, or shop a call.

Healing Times

Eyebrow: 6-8 weeks  Nostril: 2-4 months  

Tongue: 4 weeks  Lip: 2-3 months  Nipple: 6-12 months  

Navel: 6-12 months  Female Genitalia: 4-12 weeks

*Listed healing times may vary person to person.

* TIP: Saline can be made using the following recipe EXACTLY!1/8 to 1/4 tsp, as exact as possible, non-iodized fine grain sea salt dissolved in 8oz warm distilled or bottled water. solution should be no saltier than a tear.
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