Yes! We offer hollow needle body piercings in select stores.
The piercing gun is typically used to pierce earlobes, often in shopping malls. It is a wearable device that pushes a needle-like material through the body part in one rapid motion. If you want your ears pierced quickly, you can have two piercings done at the same time with separate guns.
Needles are more commonly used by professional piercing studios, where a variety of full body piercings are offered and guns are generally not used at all or only on mature earlobes that the jewelry is not used for all piercings is suitable.
The piercing gun (stud gun) is a special tool specially designed for use on earlobes, nose or navel. A bolt driver may only be used on the part of the body for which it is intended.
Piercing Guns can cause significant tissue damage.
Medically this is referred to as “blunt force trauma”. This can result in at least significant pain and swelling for the client, at most scarring and possibly an increased incidence of pinna chondritis, a severe tissue disfigurement.
This piercing usually has two or more holes to connect a long piece of jewelry. They are typically performed within the helix or antihelix. You can style this part of the ear with a long barbell or another straight earring.
A professional body piercer has access to many styles of initial jewelry that will not interfere with comfort or the healing process. Most firearms push blunt studs through the tissues of your ears, a painful process that can cause damage.
“Needle piercing is significantly healthier and safer than piercing with a gun, and piercing guns are not designed to pierce cartilage,” says Lisa Bubbers, co-founder and CMO of Studs, a New York-based piercing studio , says Bustle.
You may feel a pinch and throbbing afterwards, but it shouldn’t last long. The pain is likely to be the same for both piercing methods. The ear has nerves everywhere. But the fatty tissue in the earlobe has less than other areas, so it can be less painful.
Ear piercing requires proper tools
Claire’s happens to use a piercing gun to pierce the ears, which experts say is much less safe than using a needle. Not only can piercing guns hurt a lot worse than a needle, they can’t be properly sterilized and carry a high risk of infection.
The anesthetic cream applied before the visit may help relieve your child’s pain somewhat. This cream is a topical anesthetic that is applied to the earlobes and helps numb the earlobes to reduce pain. Applying ice to the earlobes within 30 minutes of your visit may also help relieve some of the pain.
With a gun piercing like this, the gun shoots the stud into the flesh, working its way through and displacing the tissue around the stud. This type of piercing can cause bruising and unnecessary injury to the nose. The webbing fits properly around the pin and can be moved.
Pain scale: 5 on a scale of 1-10. The pain scale is 100% subjective and based on customer feedback. Nostril piercings are said to be slightly more painful than lip or earlobe piercings, but not as painful as septum piercings. Aftercare: Keep the area clean to avoid infection.
Interestingly, needle piercings are considered less messy and less painful than piercing guns. This is usually because needles are hollow and have a sharp point to create a clean hole. It also removes some of the skin and tissue at the puncture site, allowing your wound to drain and heal more easily.
There is a Christian belief that engaging in activities or a lifestyle thought to be a sin actually makes the act a sin, even though it is not objectively clear or “fact” that the act is a sin is. Believing body piercing is a sin and doing it anyway makes it a sin – essentially a self-fulfilling prophecy.
Any piercing, no matter who performs it, is a risk. Kiosks in malls are generally safe places to get your ears pierced, but it’s still a risk. You can make an appointment to have your ears pierced by a dermatologist or other healthcare professional.
Therefore, you cannot bring your own earrings when getting pierced at Claire’s or Pagoda.