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Piercing Aftercare Instructions

June 04, 2017 0 Comments

Piercing Aftercare Instructions:

THERE IS NO MAGIC PRODUCT THAT WILL HEAL YOU.
THATS YOUR BODY'S JOB AND IT KNOWS WHATS IT'S DOING.
OUR JOB IS TO NOT MAKE IT ANY HARDER!
ESSENTIALLY THIS MEANS:
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Migration, Drifting, and Rejection

Migration, Drifting, and Rejection

March 01, 2017 0 Comments

Something I see a lot in the shop is drifted and migrated piercings, most commonly in the various cartilage piercings of the ear. It bums me out, man. It’s so avoidable...
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Daith Piercings: Why the

Daith Piercings: Why the "Headache Piercing" Isn't a Thing

February 22, 2017 0 Comments

Several times a week I have someone come into the shop to specifically ask about Daith piercings and their efficacy regarding migraines. Each and every time, I tell them definitively, "I'm sorry, but they don't really help."
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Ear Stretching: A Comprehensive Guide

Ear Stretching: A Comprehensive Guide

February 15, 2017 0 Comments

You don’t need me to tell you how popular stretched lobes have become. You already get the idea. Here at the shop, I help literally all types of people with stretching their lobes. Clients love it because the selection or materials, colors, and types of jewelryreally opens up with stretched lobes...
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"Does It Hurt?": Pain Management and Why You're Going To Be Totally Fine

February 08, 2017 0 Comments

You want the truth? Short answer: Yes, of course it hurts. Sitting for a piercing will rarely be comfortable. Then again, a paper-cut is bearable isn’t it? When was the last time you screamed in pain after bumping into a thorny bush?
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Weights: The Past, Present, and Future of Body Jewelry

Weights: The Past, Present, and Future of Body Jewelry

February 01, 2017 0 Comments

Historically, weights are one of the most well-loved styles of jewelry. The possibilities for design and shape are copious and the materials range from stones, to bronze, to silver, to wood. Some companies even fashion some beautiful pieces out of things like fossilized ammonite and Megalodon teeth. Imagine that! Freakin’ fossils. In your ears...
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Quality Over Quantity: Why Body Art Is Worth The Investment

Quality Over Quantity: Why Body Art Is Worth The Investment

January 25, 2017 0 Comments

For every high-quality piercing studio, there will be it’s “bargain studio” counterpart. Most often, I see these studios offering some sort of deal: “X” amount of piercings for “X” amount of dollars. A lot of people prefer the local bargain studio, at no fault of their own. If you’re not a piercer, or you don’t work at a studio, it’s hard to get the right information. That’s why I’m here. I got you...
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Preparing Yourself for a Piercing

Preparing Yourself for a Piercing

January 23, 2017 0 Comments

Sometimes getting a piercing can seem really scary. Most people hear horror stories about piercings from their friends, or simply, “It hurt!” This leads to most of the clients walking through our door being incredibly nervous when they don’t have to be. A little bit of preparation goes a long way when it comes to getting your dream piercing, so here’s what you can do to make your experience way less stressful...
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Labrets

Labrets

January 18, 2017 0 Comments

So, here's the deal: labrets rule. Seriously. There's just so many different piercings you can wear them in, and with just about every one of those, a well-fitted flat-back labret will not only be the most comfortable, but will also make your life just so darn easy...
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Stacked septum rings

Septum Stacks

January 11, 2017 0 Comments

Septum stacks are a current trend that you can have a ton of fun with. Septum piercings are already so incredibly versatile, we wear hoops (captive bead rings), horseshoes (circular barbells), clickers, pinchers, various styles of retainers, tusks…
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Goodbye 2016, Hello 2017!

Goodbye 2016, Hello 2017!

December 31, 2016 0 Comments

On behalf of our fam here at Avanti we wanted to take a minute to thank you. ♥
We want to let you know how much we appreciate your continual support throughout another great year. We're always striving to make this brand a one of a kind experience for you...
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