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At last you have found the perfect store to shop for your fine piercing jewelry from the comfort of your own home. At FreshTrends we design and create custom body jewelry from solid 14k gold and platinum. We are a small business located in Palm Beach, Florida dedicated to making high quality gold body jewelry that you will never want to take off.

By FT Admin 03/13/2012

Although we have seriously tried, we have not been able to find the origin of National Jewelry Day. What we do know is that it is celebrated on March 13 and that it is an excellent reason to surprise that special someone in your life with a token of your affection. National Jewelry Day is also a perfect excuse to buy yourself some new sparklers. The following jewelry gift ideas from www.FreshTrends.com are well within any budget:

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By FT Admin 03/09/2012

One of the most common questions by those who are new to gauging or stretching is whether to use a single flare or double flare plug. Both of these types of plugs have their benefits and drawbacks, but they are not meant to be used in the same situations. Single flare plugs are best for the initial stretching. Once the new gauge has been comfortably reached, a double flare plug can then be used.

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By FT Admin 03/07/2012

For anyone who has a nickel allergy to body jewelry, the solution is simple: ditch the metal. One alternative is acrylic, a non-reactive material that’s lighter than metal or glass. Acrylic plugs come in an increasing array of styles, but the main thing that separates them is their material. Hard acrylic plugs or tunnels have little give to them, while soft acrylic tunnels and plugs are flexible.

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By FT Admin 03/06/2012

H2Ocean’s aftercare products are ideal for cleaning new piercings. All of their products contain natural ingredients with no harmful chemicals. The sea salt contained in each cleanser nourishes the cells with beneficial elements that promote healing. Each product also includes antibacterial enzymes that prevent infections. H2Ocean makes several products that work well on different types of piercings, such as nasal, oral and dermal.

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By FT Admin 04/21/2011

Are you thinking of getting a shiny new bellybutton ring? Is it time for you to move on to new territory and explore body jewelry in other, more interesting places? Or are you simply one of those people who want more and more of something that they love? No matter what the situation is – if you’re in the market to have any area of your body pierced, whether new or familiar – here’s what you should definitely know before taking the plunge.

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By FT Admin 02/28/2011

There are three basic styles of body jewelry and many variations on those styles. The three styles are a bead ring (fig.A), captive bead (fig.B), and circular barbell/barbell (fig.C). There is never any need to cut body jewelry for removal. Even momentary removal of jewelry from a healing piercing can result in amazingly rapid closure […]

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By FT Admin 02/25/2011

Allergic Reactions: • Problem: Metal Allergy • Cause: Inferior Jewelry used (contains too much nickel or other irritating alloy) • Indications: Tissue appears to “retreat” from the offending metal Patient may present with complaints of itching, burning and/or tenderness S/he may feel virtually no discomfort, even though the piercing seems highly inflamed In addition to […]

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By FT Admin 02/25/2011

Placement: • Problem: Piercing is placed too shallow or the jewelry is too small (gauge/thickness) • Cause: Result of poor initial piercing placement Inappropriate jewelry selection (length/diameter) • Result: Body will work the jewelry towards the surface and eventually be ejected • Indications: Jewelry can be seen through the tissue Jewelry encompasses less than 1/4-5/16” […]

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By FT Admin 02/23/2011

Infected Piercing: • Problem: Piercing has been contaminated by pathogenic microorganism(s) • Causes: Most Common: Piercee has touched piercing with dirty hands or otherwise contaminated piercing (exposure to bodily fluids, dirty water, etc.) Piercing done with inappropriately sterilized tools, needles, jewelry Piercing done with unclean, ungloved, and/or contaminated gloved hands • Indicators: Piercing exudes thick, […]

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By FT Admin 02/21/2011

Jewelry: Size/Style • Jewelry in a healing piercing should be of appropriate length or diameter. Too tight/small jewelry will not allow for air and blood circulation, some movement during cleaning, and for the expulsion of normal exudate from the wound. It may imbed, and can increase the possibility of swelling and other complications • Jewelry […]

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By FT Admin 02/18/2011

For You and Your Healthcare Professional

The following information is based on a combination of vast professional experience, research, extensive clinical body piercing practice, and common sense. It has been compiled with the input and assistance of medical professionals who are trained, experienced piercers.

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