History of Ear Gauging in Tribal Civilizations by Mark Z Wilson A study of the history of ear gauging indicates the practice to be as old as recorded human history. For males, this form of ear piercing has been a symbol of status, while for women, in addition to being used as means of bodily decoration, it has also been employed to signify the attainment of womanhood. Why Are Stretched Earlobes So Popular? by Mark Z Wilson According to archaeological findings, earlobe stretching has been popular for many millennia, so why has it been such an enduring means of ear decoration? Or have earlobes always been stretched just for decoration, or have there been other more occult reasons for this practice. How To Know If Your Piercing Is Infected by Peter Flynt You decided on a body piercing, found a reputable piercer, and survived your appointment. Now your piercing is doing something unexpected, and you're worried that it might be infected. Are these the normal signs of healing, or are you and your piercing headed for trouble? Is Your Piercing Infected? by Peter Flynt Piercing is all the rage. People will pierce just about any part of their body and won't think twice about it. There is a danger of infection from getting body parts pierced though. Which Labret Piercing Will Suit You? by Peter Grets Simmons In ancient traditions, labret piercings were worn to emphasise a person's high status within their society. Nowadays, it is more commonly worn as a statement of one's personality. With the variety of piercings available nowadays, a labret stud is arguably the most comfortable of them all. Disadvantages Of Cheap Belly Button Rings by Garry J Piercing of different body parts with various rings and studs has a long history. In different cultures and at different times men as well as women wore metal rings for various reasons. Some tried to show off their beauty and sex appeal, while others demonstrated their power or high social position. Sometimes the rings in the body even symbolized religious and solemn rites. Navel Piercing Care by Garry J The main problem of the wound infection is a "playing" with a body jewelry and dirty hands. Do not touch a body jewelry. In order to look at it do not move it but rather use a mirror. Under Your Skin by John Throop As civilization marches forward, people will always be finding new ways to express themselves. While body modification has been around for centuries, the flux in the type and degree to which body modification is acceptable has been on the rise in recent years. Treatment of the Belly Button Piercing by Garry J Belly button perforation is usually done above the navel, although sometimes it is also done under it. It is important to know that you can not have two perforations done simultaneously, because body tissues shrink during the healing process and channels interfere with each other to form freely. However, it is possible to have a perforation done above and under the belly button at the same time How To Take Care Of Body Piercings and Side Effect Warnings by Jayna Davis There are a lot of different ways for people to express themselves. Of course, not everybody has the time and resources to create a giant marble statue or write a series of novels. For most people, self-expression can be a matter as simple as putting on a particular kind of shirt, or wearing an interesting hat. Belly Button Piercing by Garry J Belly button piercing has become one of the most trendy directions in the body art. It is less traumatic than the rest of the perforations on the body and face - like nose, lips, breast and genitals perforations. Navel Piercing Types by Garry J Centuries ago, Egyptians used to adorn themselves with different forms of body piercings. As for navel piercing, only members of the royal family were allowed to do that. Anyone else who attempted to pierce one's navel could be sentenced to death. Lip Piercing - The Most Popular Types by Garry J Presently, there are various means of self-expression. Someone tries to wear an eccentric outfit. Someone else goes for a less usual haircut. Eyebrow Piercing - The Most Popular Types by Garry J Our eyes are among the most significant areas on the human body. Of course, an excellent means to underline the eyes is through various kinds of piercings. Whereas other types of face piercings are getting more accepted, eyebrow piercing is already a leader and still originating new styles in body piercing According to the position it has got, eyebrow piercing can be classified into several types. The History and Culture of Stretched Ears by Mark Z Wilson People have been decorating and making changes to the appearance of their bodies since recorded history began. This has taken many forms through the ages, such as tattooing, piercing, stretching, scarring, branding, muscle sculpture, hair styling and many more, and for almost as many different reasons. Ads by Google Tattoo training www.kdztattoos.weebly.com Wide Portfolio Of Tattoo Designs And Body Piercings. Contact Now! Time Machine Tattoo Suppl www.atimemachine.com Tattoo Machines by Danny Fowler Tattoo Supplies from Time Machine Animation Colleges www.saaindia.org Best Animation college in Delhi 100% Placement.Call:9891081008 Learn 3D Studio Max www.Arena-Multimedia.com Master the art of 3D Animation Join Arena Animation Academy today! Cartilage Piercing Is a Popular Form of Ear Piercing by Mark Z Wilson Normal ear lobe piercing has been popular for many decades in various civilizations, if not for centuries. Using pierced earlobes to hold decorations such as earrings and danglers is the most common form of body jewellery after finger rings, although it has lately become fashionable to use other parts of the ear, or even of the body, in order to be different. The tragus was the obvious candidate for this, and tragus piercings have risen in popularity over the past several years. Safety Precautions To Take When Getting A Nose Piercing by Darren W Chow Getting a nose piercing can be an exciting time for self expression. If you are considering having this work done, then you should pay particularly close attention to safety precautions. The last thing you want to have to deal with is a nose piercing bump or nose piercing scar. Understanding The Pain of Body Piercing by Mark Z Wilson Body piercing has been carried out worldwide ever since people had the tools to carry it out, its roots often lying in ritual and early religion. However, it has also been a seen as a beautifying process, and even today piercing is carried out in modern society both for personal adornment and as a form of ritual. Although it has always been commonplace, particular with respect to ear piercing in civilized society, piercing the body has recent become even more popular in modern civilizations. One of the issues with body piercing is the level of pain to expect, and how this varies between the different types of piercing. Body Piercings and Regret by Kyle E Johnson Body piercing is when a hole is made in your skin or through a part of your body so you can add a piece of jewelry for decoration. Body piercings have developed into an art form, and they are popular among many different cultures and societies today. Some of the most common piercings today are the navel, eyebrows, ears, and tongue. Gauging Ears With Stretched Piercings by Mark Z Wilson Gauging ears is a skill that you can carry out yourself, but the initial piercing should be done by a professional at 16g, knowing your ultimate goal. There is a great deal of fabulously cool ear jewelry for stretch piercings including studs, barbells, plugs and flesh tunnels, and they are available in all types of material including glass and amber. Tips on Stretching Piercings and Gauging Earlobes by Mark Z Wilson When stretching piercings and gauging earlobes it is essential that you take your time and do it correctly. These tips should enable you to avoid the more common problems that people experience when they try to cut corners and forget that cleanliness is paramount. Earlobe Stretching - Earlobe Gauging The Safe Way by Mark Z Wilson Earlobe stretching is in fashion, but it takes time to gradually stretch a piercing to accommodate large items of ear jewelry or flesh tunnels. Cleanliness is essential and there is a procedure that must be followed if you are stretch your earlobes successfully. Arabic Mehndi Designs for Wedding by Fareeha Arif Globally mehndi or Henna is used for weddings and traditional functions in South East Asia to temporary Henna tattoos everywhere. The henna tattoos are much smaller tattoo designs such as a heart or a bird on the arm or shoulders, but the traditional Arabic mehndi designs are usually adopted by women on weddings and traditional holidays such as Eids. In South East Asia there is a separate wedding function called mehndi where there are dances, songs and the bride gets imprinted with mehndi designs. Nose Screws - One Option To Consider At The Piercing Shop by Christine Crotts The nose screw is very small jewelery which is normally made out of bent metal and can be placed through an already pierced hole which may be on either side of the nose. It is generally worn by woman of all ages. Some Tips on Stretching Earlobes by Mark Z Wilson Stretching ear lobes is becoming increasingly more popular, but it must be done correctly. Here are some tips on gauging your ears that will enable you to do a good job safely and without pain. How to Carry Out Ear Lobe Stretching by Mark Z Wilson It is important that ear stretching or gauging be carried out correctly, because if not it could not only harm your ears but also cause you a great deal of pain. Use the correct ear stretching tools, and maintain a high degree of cleanliness to avoid infection, and you will soon be able to wear those beautiful flesh tunnels you admire so much. Tongue Piercing Aftercare - 13 Tips To Prevent Infection by Christine Crotts Tongue piercing has become extremely popular nowadays for quite a number of reasons which include pleasure enhancement, shock value and social appearances. If you desire to get your tongue pierced it is worth noting that you must do your research before doing so. 13 Tips To Prevent Infections Of Your Snake Bite Piercing by Christine Crotts A vertical labret piercing, which is often a called snakebite piercing, involves two horizontal piercings on the opposite sides of the mouth which makes it looks like a snake bite. It is extremely important to keep your lips clean with a snakebite piercing as it helps to prevent infections in the pierced area. Here are thirteen killer tips that may help you to maintain a healthy lifestyle. 5 Reasons Why Reverse Belly Button Rings Are Popular by Christine Crotts People who choose to wear rings in their belly button often forget that there is the option of wearing reverse belly button rings. The name comes from that fact that the ring is structured in such a way that it fits into the bottom of the belly piercing and hangs from the top. Apart from being fashionable the ring also has a lot of advantages which is apparent to its users once they wear it. Belly Piercing Jewelry - The Sexiest Piercing of All by Mike Kliem The navel is one of the most sensual and erogenous parts of your body and what better sight than glittering belly piercing jewelry teasing one from a well toned slender stomach. There was no sign of navel rings until 1994, when super model Christy Turlinton not only introduced but also immortalized the fashion of body piercing. She walked the ramp at a fashion show in London flaunting her bare midriff with a ring in the middle of her navel.