Rest in Peace Alicia Cardenas

We must once again make the unfortunate announcement of the passing of one of our industry family members. Alicia Cardenas, owner of Sol Tribe, was one of the victims, along with studio manager Alyssa Maldonado, of the December 27th mass shooting in Denver. Alyssa’s husband James Maldonado was also shot, but survived. Many of the […]

End of the Year Body Piercing Studio Review

Once we have our company meeting at the end of the year we always share details we think you might find interesting. The top three services we performed in 2021 were nostril, ear cartilage, and ear lobes, in that order. These have been the top three services for a few years now with the only […]

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. […]

Online Body Jewelry

We’ve blogged before about body jewelry found on websites like Amazon, Etsy, and Ebay before. In fact, there’s too many online body jewelry sellers than we can count. Shopping online is never without some risk. With body jewelry we need to be prepared for low quality materials and craftsmanship in addition to buying the proper […]

Regional Stay at Home Ending

This post clarifies the announcements by the state of California and city of Long Beach regarding the reopening of body art studios.