Before you stop by...
Enjoy a well balanced meal at least 2 hours prior to your piercing to balance your blood sugars. It helps you keep a clear head and stay comfortable.
Refrain from alcohol, aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen and other blood thinners for at least 24 hours prior to your piercing.
When you get here:
You must have valid photo I.D. to get pierced, regardless of age, this means a passport, drivers licence or an 18 plus card. Other I.D's that have your photo, date of birth and address can be considered.
*If you are under the age of 14 we need your parents to accompany you with an I.D showing matching last names, we offer ear piercings only. *Between 14 - 18 also with parental consent, we offer ear and facial piercings (this excludes tongue, lip & cheek).
*If you are over 18 all we require is a valid photo I.D.
We will not pierce you if you appear under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or if you have been so in the past 24 hours.
We use all new disposable equipment:
* a pointy little contrivance designed to open and gently enlarge a tiny incision instantly (ie. a needle);
* a small amount of sterilised gauze to clean, dry and align the tissue to be pierced;
* nitrile gloves as barriers for our hands to prepare the area;
* sterilised nitrile gloves for the application of jewellery with aseptic technique;
* ASTM certified implant materials for jewellery;
* high filtration surgical masks for particulate barriers;
* eye protection for barriers against airborne droplets.
We gently soften and align your tissue by hand.
* We do not use clamps, guns or any other traumatic methods or tools.
* Putting in the jewellery takes only an instant.
* After the jewellery is in place, let your skin grow.
Aftercare rule of thumb:
Avoid chemical and biological irritants.
* Anything that would burn or sting if it got in your eye (mouthwashes, toothpastes, spicy foods, alcohol, smoking, etc.) would interfere with the natural tissue repair and cause trouble for your healing process.
Hydration and good nutrition play a crucial role in healing.
*A healthy person should have new normal skin after two to four weeks. When it looks and feels like the surrounding tissue all the way through, the healing should be done. Happily ever after...
Thanks to Brian Skellie for this important information
please check out his website www.piercing.org