*Holier* than thou.
If you’re thinking of a facial piercing, consider your options.
Are you thinking of a simple eyebrow piercing? Or maybe something in the lip department?
Note how ~painful~ your piercing might be.
Don't love pain? Avoid the nipple or the septum. But also remember that everyone's body responds to pain differently.
Considering an ear piercing? Figure out the perfect spot.
See what each of these piercings would look like by watching a video here.
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Understand gauge sizes to stretch your ears safely.
Ear piercings done with a piercing gun are usually 18g or 20g while basic ear piercings from a salon are usually 14g. To get more info, go here.