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" --DAVID A. VIDRA, FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT OF HEALTH EDUCATORS, INC. "No one is more qualified to write this book than Elayne Angel. With more than three decades of personal experience to her credit, no one knows the subject better.
About this book
Piercing pioneer Elayne Angel has performed over 40,000 piercings since the 1980s and has brought many practices, such as tongue-piercing, into the mainstream. She brings her exhaustive knowledge to this groundbreaking manual that covers everything you need to know about the process, including:• The best piercings and placements for various body parts and body types• Terminology, tools, and techniques of the trade• Vital sterility, sanitation, and hygiene information • Jewelry designs, shapes, and materials• Advice for people with stretch marks, plastic surgery, and unique anatomy• Healing, aftercare, and troubleshooting for problem-free piercing"As a piercer, nurse, and educator, I can say without a doubt that this is the most complete book ever written for all people in our industry."--DAVID A. VIDRA, FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT OF HEALTH EDUCATORS, INC."No one is more qualified to write this book than Elayne Angel. With more than three decades of personal experience to her credit, no one knows the subject better."--JIM WARD, FOUNDER OF GAUNTLET, THE WORLD'S FIRST BODY PIERCING STUDIO"This is an exciting book for a field that has exploded in the last two decades. National industry standards are needed, and Elayne provides important data."--MYRNA L. ARMSTRONG, RN, EdDFrom the Trade Paperback edition.
Apiece of jewelry that one person can wear may not work for another person because everyone's body is different. Part of wearing body jewelry is trial and error, but there are some standards that work well for most people. Remember, when it ...
About this book
“To some, piercing is just another accessory; to others, it’s the beginning of a new life.”—Dennis Sullivan, Certified Body Piercer, Spokane, Washington Body piercing has become more commonplace in today’s society. It can be artistic and expressive and a reflection of your personality. But there is more to piercing than shoving a needle through the skin. In The Art of Body Piercing, author Genia Gaffaney provides a thorough guide to getting a body piercing and follows the procedure step-by-step to ensure a successful experience. In this guide, Gaffaney, a certified body piercer since 2000 and business owner since 1993, answers a host of questions related to the body-piercing process—before, during, and after: How do you select a body-piercing shop?What is the appropriate age at which to get a piercing?What type of jewelry should you choose?How should you clean body jewelry?How should you change body jewelry?What should you know about genital piercing?How can you avoid infection?Should you get more than one piercing in the same area? With charts and photos, The Art of Body Piercing details a host of practical information to let you express yourself through piercings and body jewelry.