The state has officially closed body art studios like piercing and tattooing, for the third time since March.
Once again, COVID19 statistics have exceeded the established limits set by the state, county, and city health departments. As expected by most of us in the body art industry, we’ve been shut down again by the health department. At the time of this post*, on December 6, 2020, the new order to close seems to […]
What do you do when no studios are allowing the removal of face coverings on-site, and you have an unwanted visit from a “piercing bump”, remain calm and read on. At a time where clients are unable to get in person trouble shooting for their nostril piercings due to COVID-19, it’s important to become an […]
Public Health orders prohibit services under the mask in body piercing studios. Many customers are refusing to accept this during the pandemic.
During the nearly eight months of being closed we received countless emails from people having piercing issues, almost all of the nose and mouth, and almost all seemingly a result of masks. The combination of the long hours we wear masks throughout each day and the number of times we may be removing and replacing […]
On Tuesday, October 20th, the state of California allowed body art services like piercing and tattooing to resume in the remaining counties where these services were still prohibited. Once the state made this decision, the city of Long Beach decided to wait until Los Angeles County’s health department made an announcement about reopening before they […]
10/22/2020As a result of the state’s removal of the body art ban, Cal/OSHA has issued an update to the original guidelines for Expanded Personal Care services. This includes body art like piercing and tattooing. Cal/OSHA is the state agency that oversees worker safety in California. Please be aware that despite the state now allowing body […]
10/20/20 The state of California’s weekly update to the COVID19 Map has finally reflected a change of status for body art. While still in the purple tier, LA County body piercers and tattooers are no longer prevented by the state from legally opening their doors. Be aware this doesn’t mean LA County studio’s are immediately […]
Using the term “constellation” to refer to a set of piercings is not exactly new. Not too long ago the catch phrase “curated ear” was being used by piercing clients to describe custom piercing projects to accommodate the client’s unique anatomy. The thing is, this is normal practice for any piercer, we’ve always worked with […]
If all goes well, we’ll limit the number of days without business to 102. The city has approved body art studios like tattoo and piercing to reopen in Long Beach on Friday, June 26th. This means many studios are busy at this time reorienting themselves to operate in a new world full of COVID19 considerations. […]