Online Classes for Body Piercers

The Association of Professional Piercers (APP) has once again launched an educational package of online courses for body piercers and those who work in environmental health. Online classes like these are a great way for piercers and others to learn online. New Flower Studio in Long Beach’s staff looks forward to displaying their Core Essentials […]

Newsletter Subscriber’s January Puzzle

Welcome to our first body piercing crossword puzzle of 2023. Each month we produce a body piercing newsletter with thousands of subscribers. If you’d like to see these puzzles and more body piercing content for free we encourage you to subscribe below. The clues to this crossword puzzle were found in issue #63 of the […]

Exposure Control Plan and Training for Body Art Facilities

An Exposure Control Plan, often referred to as an “ECP,” is a requirement for all businesses who have workers with occupational exposure. OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogens Standard (29 CFR 1910.1030) defines occupational exposure as “reasonably anticipated skin, eye, mucous membrane, or parenteral contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials that may result from the performance […]

Holiday Health Considerations for Body Piercing

Disclaimer: The content in this post is for informational purposes only and does not substitute professional medical advice or consultation with healthcare professionals. by Eric “Sque3z” Anderson, BSHS, MPH-CHE Once again it’s the season of cheer, vegan eggnog, multiple gatherings and getting together with family and friends. For most, it is also the time of […]

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 […]

Holiday Shopping Guide for Body Jewelry

Body jewelry shopping for the holidays? Piercing studios see an increase in body jewelry sales around the time of gift giving holidays like Christmas and Valentine’s day. Of course professional piercings studios sell jewelry everyday, but in this article we’re referring specifically to the body jewelry one person buys as a gift for someone else. […]

Gold Belly Button Jewelry in Long Beach

By DestinyNew Flower Studio’s mission is to provide a unique experience for our clientele. One of the ways we achieve this is by actively ensuring our clients safety in ways that other studios may not. When it comes to a specific piercing, we use the unique features of the client’s anatomy to place the jewelry […]

John Johnson presents at NEHA 2022

Shortly after the Association of Professional Piercers‘ 2022 conference in Las Vegas, APP member John Johnson traveled to Spokane, Washington to represent the association’s Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Committee (LRAC) at the annual education conference hosted by the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA). APP members Matt Bavougian, Steve Joyner, and John Johnson each have positions […]