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Body Piercing in Manchester

For centuries people around the world have decorated their bodies with tattoos and body piercings and today many people have one of more body piercings. With such a huge variety of piercings to choose from, with different styles and locations on the body, it’s worth taking a while to make sure that you are coming to the right decision, talk to friends, especially those who have had one done themselves and decide whether it is right for you.

For centuries people around the world have decorated their bodies with tattoos and body piercings and today many people have one of more body piercings. With such a huge variety of piercings to choose from, with different styles and locations on the body, it’s worth taking a while to make sure that you are coming to the right decision, talk to friends, especially those who have had one done themselves and decide whether it is right for you.

Once you have decided you can look at the options for body piercing in Manchester. The most simple and common piercing for a huge percentage of the UK population is ear piercing, Manchester clients can make some simple, or some bold statements, depending on their style and the impression they want to make. Piercing places in Manchester offer a vast range of ear piercings; but for those who want to move beyond this area, but are still interested in facial piercings, many are attracted by nose piercing, Manchester girls loving the septum and or the nostril piercings.

Oral piercings too are embraced by many, with a tongue piercing or labrets and lowbrets which are located under the center of the lower lip, through to the inside of the mouth. Looking at the larger picture of the whole body, belly piercings and nipple piercings are as popular as ever in the piercing shops in Manchester. In fact, when it comes to body piercing Manchester customers are very open-minded to things that not only look attractive but give added sensual pleasure. Female genital piercings such as clitoris piercing, the Princess Albertina, the Nefertiti piercing, the fourchette piecing and other variations are all available and for the guys, the Prince Albert and the Reverse Prince Albert, the Frenum and the Hafada, Ampalang and Apadravya and several others are available through the qualified and experienced practitioners at the many piercing shops Manchester boasts. In fact, the variations are virtually limitless and bounded only be imagination in many cases, one of the latest body modifications is the corset piercing, where multiple piercings are laced together with ribbons, a piercing that really stands out from the crowd.

With the increasing interest in piercing, Manchester men and women interested in this area of body art and seeking information about salons and studios can check out the listings on PamperTree and by putting in the relevant postcode for “body piercing near me” or “body piercing near Manchester city centre” and find the most respected practitioners who will advise on aftercare for your Manchester piercing and whose standards of safe practice are renowned.

 


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Body Piercing in Manchester

What is body piercing?

Body piercing is one of the oldest forms of body modification. While performing this body modification procedure, the piercing artist pierces or punctuates a hole in the targeted part of the body. The opening enables you to enhance your personal style by wearing various pieces of jewellery, including rings and studs. The piercing artist creates an opening for wearing the jewellery pieces using a variety of instruments.

What are the popular types of body piercing?

While visiting a spa or salon, both men and women opt for ear piercing. But the spas allow you to choose from many popular types of body piercing – nose piercing, tongue piercing, lip piercing, nipple piercing, and belly button piercing. The trained and experienced body piercer can pierce many parts of your body according to your preferences. But you must remember that body piercing options differ from each other in several aspects, including pain, healing time, and aftercare.

Do piercing artists use a variety of instruments?

While performing body piercing, the piercers use a variety of instruments, including piercing needles and piercing guns. Piercing needles are disposable piercing instruments while piercing guns are reusable piercing instruments. A piercing artist can use a piercing gun without elaborate training. But the artists need elaborate training and regular practice to use piercing needles. You must prefer piercing needles to piercing guns to experience less pain and minimize chances of infections.  

How long does body piercing need to heal completely?

Certain types of body piercing need additional time to heal than others. For instance, nose piercing heals completely in 4 to 6 months, while lip piercing needs 6 to 8 to heal. Similarly, belly button piercing heals in about six months, while earlobe piercing heals in about two months. You need to take care of the piercing throughout the healing period by following the aftercare instructions shared by the piercing artist.

How can I get a body piercing safely and painlessly?

While performing body piercing, the piercing artist will cut or puncture a part of your body. Hence, you will experience some amount of pain during and after the procedure. Also, you must focus on eliminating the chances of infections and complications by implementing some safety tips.

  • Ensure that the piercing artist is both trained and experienced
  • Check if the salon or piercing shop emphasizes on cleanliness, hygiene, sterilization, and disinfection
  • Ensure that the piercer uses only disposable needles and store the used needles in a special container
  • Ask the instructor to wear fresh disposable gloves after washing hands thoroughly
What aftercare instructions should I follow after getting body piercing?

You can avoid infections and health risks after getting a body piercing only by following the aftercare instructions shared by the piercing artist.

  • Wash your hands before touching or cleaning the pierced area
  • Clean the pierced area with antibacterial soap
  • Rinse the tongue and lip piercing with an alcohol-free antibacterial mouthwash
  • Avoid swimming pools and hot tubs during the healing period
  • Don’t wear tight clothes and makeup during the healing period
  • Don’t touch the piercing frequently

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