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Do you numb the skin before a piercing?
In most cases we do not numb the skin. For navels and nipples we use a freeze spray on the area, but this is not prefered.
How long does a piercing take to heal?
It could take a week to a few months depending on which piercing.
I think my piercing is infected, what should i do?
If you come into the studio so that we can have a look at the piercing and we can give you further advice. In most cases infections and keloids are caused by not cleaning your piercing or handling it with dirty hands.
Can I use gold Jewelry in my new piercing?
We do not suggest using gold jewelry in new peircings as it can interfere with the healing process, this is because it contians nickle which can cause infections. Gold jewelry is best used in fully healed piercings.
How old do I have to be to get a piercing?
You must be over 16 and bring photographic ID (passport/driving licence). If you are under 16 you must have parental or guardian supervision.
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