Fan Submitted: “My First Piercing!”

Fan Submitted: “My First Piercing!”

“This one is gonna be a cruncher,” He said to me. I laughed kind of nervously. My sister started filming so she would have the video for later. I guess as either an honorable shot of my bravery or a humiliating video of me crying. She would have preferred the latter, for sure.

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What Is a Labret Piercing?

What Is a Labret Piercing?

A labret piercing typically refers to a piercing in the area just below the center of the lower lip, but some piercers also lump Monroe piercings and regular lip piercings into the labret category. Pierced labrets might seem like a recent trend, but labret piercings have actually been around for thousands of years. American Northwest Coast Indians were some of the first people to experiment with this facial piercing. Labret rings were once worn primarily by males, but females eventually began to pierce this area of the face. These days, men and women of all ages can be found with labret piercings. 

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Are Piercings & Body Mods Art?

Are Piercings & Body Mods Art?

There’s no question that piercings and body modification are the rage. It seems like everywhere you look, someone is getting a new piercing, a fresh tattoo, or some new creative modification. Are piercing and body mod a form of art?

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Wedding Day Bliss and Beautiful Pearls

Wedding Day Bliss and Beautiful Pearls

Untitled Document Throughout history, pearls have been greatly prized by various civilizations, such as the Romans, Egyptians and Chinese. Known as the "Queen of Gems", pearls became a popular choice for wedding jewelry as early as 3,000 years ago. The... Continue Reading
Pierced Celebrity Amber Portwood

Pierced Celebrity Amber Portwood

You probably already know this, but dermal piercings aren’t just for daredevil teens or angst-filled college students. Society as a whole is still slightly bothered by tattoos and piercings, but a few beautiful celebs are showing the world that extreme piercings can fit into the mainstream world just fine. From reality stars to athletes, dermal piercings and implants are showing up on the faces and bodies of famous folks across the nation.

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Fan Submitted: “My First Piercing!”

Fan Submitted: “My First Piercing!”

Before that? I had had both of my lobes pierced with a gun as an infant. So I can’t really recall that. While I was looking through a rack at Claire’s, waiting for Shrek to begin, my mom just blurted out, “you can get your second hole pierced.” I just stared at her in shock. I never thought she would cave in, but she did. It was my first piercing I’d get since I was a baby. Since this was back when Shrek was in theaters, the year was 2001: back in middle school when I was still ignorant to modifications and caring/receiving them properly. So eventually, my mom and I went back to Claire’s to get my right second lobe piercing which of course, was done with a gun.

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