Frequently Asked Questions About Body Piercing
Here are a few important things to know about visiting our piercing studio in Long Beach, California. We appreciate your interest in piercing and our studio. We do not piercing minors. We are 18+ only. We are strongly encouraging appointments scheduled online. This includes all sales and services. If you wish to buy a piece of jewelry […]
Can I Wear a Mask with Ear Piercings?
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 […]
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 clients to describe custom ear piercing projects to accommodate their specific anatomy. The thing is, this is normal practice for any piercer, we’ve always worked with the […]
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 […]
Do you know someone considering a piercing for the first time?
Do you know someone considering a piercing for the first-time? For the purpose of this article we’re referring to people who’ve never had piercings of any type done by a professional in a studio like ours. Standard ear piercings done with “guns” don’t count as professional in our example. Surprisingly, we have a lot of […]
The Daith Piercing Myth
If you follow blogs or subscribe to any online news sources that are likely to deliver content that may be related to body art, you’ve likely seen Daith piercings in the last few years. Daith is pronounced “doth.” A story reappears online every once in a while alleging this piercing is a cure for migraine […]
Do You Need to Remove Your Jewelry for a Short Time?
At certain times of the year, like winter and summer holidays, we have a lot of clients who take their jewelry out when visiting family (or other similar situations.) If you’re not experienced with removing and reinserting your jewelry you may need a little help. We suggest never going without jewelry in your piercing when […]