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Body Piercing Guide: What to Expect, Healing, and Care, According to Experts

Body Piercing Guide: What to Expect, Healing, and Care, According to Experts

Body piercing can be a way to express your individuality, to connect with your culture, or to simply enhance your appearance. There are many different types of body piercings, including ear piercings, nose piercings, lip piercings, navel piercings, and nipple piercings.

If Ear piercing After careyou are considering getting a body piercing, it is important to do your research and choose a reputable piercer. With proper care, your body piercing should heal quickly and safely.

What to expect when getting a piercing:

Getting a body piercing can be a bit nerve-wracking, but it is important to remember that it is a very common procedure. At keen on Piercing you can be assured your piercer is highly trained and experienced, and they will take the time to explain the procedure and jewellery options to you and answer any questions you may have.

Before the piercing, the piercer will sterilize the area and mark the piercing spot. After you have confirmed that you are happy with the placement, they will then use a hollow needle or piercing cartridge to create the piercing. Once the piercing is complete, the piercer will insert the jewelry and will explain then give you aftercare instructions to take home. At Keen on Piercing you can expect free cleans, checkups and you can contact us on social media.


The healing time for a body piercing will vary depending on the type of piercing and the individual's body chemistry. Your Aftercare form will give clear instructions on your specific piercing healing time including a date to come in for a check up or a downsize of the initial piercing jewellery. Please do refer to your aftercare form or contact us anytime for any questions or queries.

Saline Solution for piercings

During the healing process, it is important to follow the aftercare instructions carefully. This will include cleaning the piercing with either our branded product SIMCHA saline solution or the instructions listed in your aftercare form to make your own cleaning solution at home. Avoid touching the piercing.


Once your piercing is healed, it is important to continue to care for it to prevent infection and other complications. This includes cleaning the piercing regularly and avoiding wearing jewelry that is too tight or too loose.

Tips from our piercing experts:

Here are some tips from experts on getting and caring for a body piercing:

  • Choose a reputable piercer who uses sterile equipment and practices safe piercing techniques.
  • Make sure you understand the aftercare instructions and that you are able to follow them carefully.
  • Be patient with the healing process. It takes time for a piercing to heal completely.
  • If you have any concerns about your piercing, be sure to contact your piercer or a doctor.

Here are some additional tips:

  • Do your research before getting a piercing. Learn about the different types of piercings, the healing process, and the risks involved.
  • Listen to your piercer. They are there to help you get the best possible experience and healing outcome.
  • Be mindful of your jewelry. Choose jewelry that is made from high-quality materials and that fits well.
  • Be patient and enjoy your new piercing!
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