Pantone Announces the 2023 Color of the Year
Body piercers, and nearly everyone else on earth who works in some form of the visual arts, such as clothing designers in the fashion industry and graphic designers, arrange their work around the Pantone Color Institute’s selected “color of the year.” To clarify what we mean, Pantone selects a color (color of the year) their […]
The Six Pillars of a Healthy Piercing
Healing and maintaining a healthy body piercing requires certain conditions. Here we explore these various conditions.
Piercing Again in Long Beach
We have (once again) resumed piercing, still with COVID19 restrictions. Please read more here.
Regional Stay at Home Ending
This post clarifies the announcements by the state of California and city of Long Beach regarding the reopening of body art studios.
Downsizing a Piercing and Upgrading the Jewelry
The services discussed in this post were provided when our staff was legally permitted to work. The image above features a Conch piercing done by New Flower’s Squeeze. It’s not often we pierce anything with rings in the modern world of body piercing. Especially Conch piercings, the initial ring needs to be significantly larger than […]
Happy New Year From Your Long Beach Body Piercers
2019 is now behind us and we must thank you for giving us such a great year. New Flower Studio experienced a tremendous amount of growth and we couldn’t be more grateful. We saw some of our jewelry designers speed up their shipping times and others introduced exciting new products that turned out to be […]
cu·rate /kyo͝oˈrāt,ˈkyo͝oˌrāt/ verb “select, organize, and present (online content, merchandise, information, etc.), typically using professional or expert knowledge.“ The internet has made the world much smaller. Social media has created the ability for trends (and often misinformation) to spread at nearly the speed of light. This is how a lot of piercing ideas become popular. […]
When Can a Piercer Say No to a Piercing?
This article was originally posted on February 5, 2018. It was updated on March 30, 2019. There are plenty of times customers visit a store and leave empty handed. Most of the time it seems reasonable and isn’t any different than most other shopping experiences. Stores can temporarily run out of certain items. Sometimes products […]
How Wounds Heal 101
As soon as you receive an injury your immune system gets to work. Your body is naturally programmed to heal itself and even though piercings are voluntary and even intentional, they’re still wounds. Healing a piercing isn’t much different than most other wounds. While the bleeding we see when healing a piercing can range from […]
Need to Hide a Piercing?
Here’s what you have to consider There are lot’s of great reasons to wear a piercing. You won’t have to explain yourself to too many people why you have them. But there are still times when you have to hide a piercing. Unfortunately this isn’t usually easy or practical and often just not possible. You probably hear […]