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 […]

Constellation Piercings

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 […]

100 Days of Being Closed

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. […]

January’s Gemstone

January’s GemstoneGarnet has been the gemstone for the month of January since the 15th century. It is also the zodiac birthstone for Capricorn and Aquarius. Its name derives from the Greek word “granatum,” which means pomegranate seed. It was added to the list of birthstones by the National Association of Jewelers in 1912.  Image by […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]