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316L (SSS)

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A & D

aftercare

ampallang

anodize

anti-

apadravya

apprentice

autoclave


B


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barbell

beading

BCR (see captive bead ring)

bio-mechanical

black henna

bloodborne pathogens

blow-out

branding

bridge/earl


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cartilage

cheek

christina

clitoris (piercing)

clitoral hood (piercing)

captive bead ring

CBR (see captive bead ring)

celtic (tattoo)

cleavage (piercing)

collector

colored henna

conch

cone (henna)

convention

cross-contamination

crusties


D


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daith

dermal punch

dydoe


E


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earl/bridge

enthusiast

eyebrow


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facial

flash

foreskin (piercing)

fourchette

frenum

frownie/frowny


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glow-in-the-dark tattoos

guiche


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hafada

helix

henna art (see mehandi/mehndi)

henna (black)

henna (color)

henna cone

henna paste

henna powder

horizontal hood (see clitoral hood)

hydrogen peroxide


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industrial

infection

inner labia


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jungle


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keloid


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labia (see inner or outer)

labret

lawsonia inermis

lip

liner

lobe

lorum

lowbret


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madison

magnum (see shader)

Maori

medusa

mehandi/mehndi

monroe/madonna


N


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nape

nasallang

new school

nostril


O


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old school

orbital

outer labia


P


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peroxide, hydrogen

Preparation H

prince albert

Provon®


Q


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rook

round (see liner)


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Satin®

scar

scarification

scratcher

scrumper

sea salt

sea salt soak

septum

shader

smiley

surface piercing

suspension

surgical stainless steel (SSS)


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taper

tattoo

tattooist

tattoo artist

tattoo machine

tattoo needle

tattoo studio

titanium

tongue

tongue web (see web)

tragus

triangle

tribal (tattoo)


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ultrasonic


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vertical hood (see clitoral hood)


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web (tongue)

weights


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