Upcoming COVID Updates in California
Tuesday, June 15th is a big day for those of us in California. The tier system used for guidance during this COVID19 pandemic will officially disappear. This has everyone excited, however, many still don’t realize that counties, and some cities like Long Beach, in California may still enforce their own established health orders. The state […]
Long Beach Health Order Update for Body Art
It’s been a week, but we’re happy to finally announce that body piercing services under the mask are now permitted in Long Beach. This means we can finally offer nose piercings and install new jewelry under the mask. Many local studios violated the health order without consequence and we’re grateful for your understanding and patience. […]
Piercing Again in Long Beach
We have (once again) resumed piercing, still with COVID19 restrictions. Please read more here.
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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 […]
Why are Rings Harder to Heal a Piercing With?
In the early days of body piercing, a ring (round wire jewelry with a single pressure fit bead) was the most common style of jewelry. This is because the simple design was easy and inexpensive to produce. Many of the first studios even made their own rings in-house. The downside to this is the subtle variation […]
“But I can only wear gold”
We love to sell gold jewelry at our studio, that’s a known fact, especially Vanessa and Selene. We hear clients say they can only wear gold all the time. Many times it’s by someone wearing other materials in piercings already. So it’s obvious, they don’t have to wear only gold. In this situation the client is […]
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 […]