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 […]

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 […]

Body Piercing Safety

Safety is important in body piercing. We comply with OSHA standards to protect our staff and local environmental health regulations to protect you. Many piercing studios and piercers work differently so your experiences will vary as you get pierced at other places. However, there are some common precautions all studios should implement. Below is a […]

California’s Updated COVID19 Guideline for Tattoo and Piercing

10/22/2020As a result of the state’s removal of the body art ban, Cal/OSHA has issued an update to the original guidelines for Expanded Personal Care services. This includes body art like piercing and tattooing. Cal/OSHA is the state agency that oversees worker safety in California. Please be aware that despite the state now allowing body […]

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. […]

COVID19 Body Art Studio Guidelines for California (CAL OSHA)

The state of California has finally established a date for piercing (and tattoo) studios to reopen. It’s contingent on the individual counties to approve body art for resuming (for us the city of Long Beach), but Friday, June 19th is the earliest date anyone should be offering services like tattooing and body piercing in our […]