Bedside Manner Definition

Bedside Manner, what is this? The industry you’re in might determine how you define this. When searched for on Google, all ten results on the first page were for the medical/healthcare environment. Each definition Google provided included references only to doctors, nurses, patients, and healthcare providers. For example, Merriam-Webster.com result reads “the manner that a […]

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 […]

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 […]

Curated Piecings

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. […]

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 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 […]