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    • Micro Dermal Anchors - Step by Step Photo Experience Created: Sunday, August 03, 2008 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      One of the latest trends in body piercing is micro dermal anchors, which is actually a cross between a surface piercing and an implant. Dermal anchoring has been around for quite some time but thes...
    • Getting a Tattoo - The Process Step by Step Created: Sunday, November 07, 2004 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      Photos and explanations of the entire process of getting a tattoo from filling out your paperwork to walking out with fresh new ink.
    • What is Om? (Aum) Created: Sunday, August 22, 2010 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      What is the popular symbol known as Om (Aum) and what does it mean?
    • Eyebrow Piercings - Guide to Eyebrow Piercings Created: Thursday, November 12, 2009 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      Eyebrow piercings are probably the most common among facial piercings. Find out what you should know about eyebrow piercings before you get one.
    • The Cost of a Tattoo Created: Tuesday, September 11, 2012 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      Before you get inked make sure you can afford the cost of a new tattoo. Permanent art should be the absolute best that your money can buy. Don't settle, learn the cost of a tattoo before you end up...
    • Tragus Piercings - Guide to Tragus Piercings Created: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      Tragus piercings are very attractive, but a lot of people feel that they're very painful since the cartilage is so thick. Find out how much it hurts and many other important facts about tragus pier...
    • Frenulum Piercings - Guide to Frowny Frenulum Piercings Created: Wednesday, December 30, 2009 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      Frenulum piercings refer to three possible oral piercings - this page provides information about the lower lip frenulum piercings known as a Frowny.
    • Genital Piercings for Females: Vertical Clitoral Hood Created: Thursday, November 20, 2003 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      A guide to vertical clitoral hood piercings. This page will explain what it is, what kind of jewelry is required and how long you can expect it to take to heal." itemprop="r="$zTP='t3'" --> itempro...
    • Choosing The Right Tattoo Artist Created: Thursday, November 20, 2003 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
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    • The Importance of Full Medical Disclosure Created: Sunday, January 20, 2008 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      If you have a medical condition or are on prescription medication, you are required to reveal that to your artist before getting a tattoo or piercing." itemprop="descriptio3'" --> itemprop="descrip...
    • Female Genital Piercings: Christina Created: Thursday, November 20, 2003 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      Information guide to the female genital piercing called the Christina. This will tell you what it is, who can get it, what kind of jewelry is required and how long it takes to heal."
    • Nipple Piercing Questions & Answers Created: Thursday, November 06, 2003 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      When it comes to body piercings, nipple piercings seem to create the largest amount of questions, especially for women. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about nipple piercings a...
    • Tattoos - How Much Do They Really Hurt? Created: Friday, August 01, 2003 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      How much does getting a tattoo really hurt? Find out how to put the pain into perspective and overcome needle fear." itemprop="description">> Thursday, November 20, 2003 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      Proper aftercare of a new tattoo is crucial. Here are detailed instructions for cleaning your tattoo and keeping it healthy during the first two weeks." itemprop="descriptit3'" --> itemprop="descri...
    • Body Art: No Pain, No Gain Created: Thursday, November 20, 2003 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      Emla Cream and Lidocaine are wonderful products for dealing with medical pain, but do these topical anesthetics have any place in the tattoo industry?" itemprop="descriptio3'" --> itemprop="descrip...
    • Frequently Asked Questions About Getting a Tattoo Created: Thursday, November 20, 2003 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      Answers to the most commonly asked questions about getting a tattoo - are they safe? does it hurt? can you use numbing cream? how much does it cost? can you tan? can you shave? and much more."
    • Male Genital Piercing Guide Created: Thursday, November 20, 2003 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      Your personal guide to male genital piercings. This guide will explain the differences between the many male piercings available, which are the most common, who is suited for them and what the reco...
    • Is it Safe to Get a Piercing If I'm Sick? Created: Wednesday, January 10, 2007 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      Is it safe to get a piercing if your sick with a cold or other illness?
    • How Can I Tell If I have an infected tattoo or infected piercing Created: Saturday, October 18, 2003 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      An infected tattoo, or infected piercing can be a big problem. Aftercare is very important, recognizing developing problems is just as important, use this guide as a starting point help identify a ...
    • Penis Tattoo FAQ Created: Monday, January 21, 2013 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      Are you considering a penis tattoo? This tattoo placement conjures up a variety of thoughts, along with questions. Do you have to be erect for a penis tattoo? What are some design ideas? Never opt ...
    • Top 10 Foot Tattoo Aftercare Hints and Tips Created: Sunday, May 10, 2009 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      While the aftercare for most new tattoos is pretty standard, since getting my feet tattooed it has become apparent to me that foot tattoo care does warrant its own special set of instructions and t...
    • All About Snake Bite Piercings Created: Monday, January 04, 2010 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Snake bite piercings are one of several different lip piercing styles. Learn about snake bites and how to care for them properly.
    • The Meanings Behind Common Tattoo Symbols and Designs Created: Wednesday, November 19, 2003 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      When looking for a tattoo design, the question of symbolism often comes into play. If you've wondered what the meanings are to many commonly seen designs, you're not alone.
    • Popular Types of Body Piercings Created: Friday, April 27, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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    • Quotes and Phrases for Feather Tattoos Created: Thursday, February 28, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      The following quote suggestions and inspirations will offer additional meaning to your feather tattoo artwork. Page 5.
    • Cancer the Crab Tattoo Ideas Created: Monday, June 25, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Loyal to Hera the Greek goddess of women and marriage, Cancer (the crab) tattoos can range from the traditional glyph symbol to pieces of art." itemprop="description" Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      You've likely heard that tattoos are addictive, and you're ready to prove it as you quickly book your next artist appointment while still in the chair. Whether you're working on a full body project...
    • Monroe Piercings - Guide to Monroe Piercings Created: Thursday, November 12, 2009 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Monroe piercings actually have several names; they are also sometimes referred to as a Chrome Crawford, Madonna, or Beauty Mark, but they are all essentially the same piercing with possible minor d...
    • Answers to Embarrassing Questions about Tattoos and Piercings Created: Friday, November 21, 2003 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      There are some questions about getting a tattoo or piercing that are difficult, even embarrassing, to ask. Here the questions have been asked for you, and the answers are provided."
    • Female Genital Piercing: Horizontal Clit Hood Created: Thursday, November 20, 2003 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Guide to the female genital piercing called the horizontal clitoral hood. This page explains what it is, what kind of jewelry it requires and how long you can expect it to heal."
    • Choosing Your Tattoo Design and Where to Put It Created: Thursday, November 20, 2003 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
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    • To Tip or Not to Tip Created: Thursday, November 20, 2003 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Maybe you've never thought about handing your tattoo or piercing artist an extra tip, or maybe you have wondered if you should. Learn about appropriate tipping of your artist."

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