You Think Your Dimple Piercing is Safe? 5 Ways You Could Lose It
Mar09

You Think Your Dimple Piercing is Safe? 5 Ways You Could Lose It

If you really want to turn heads, going to a piercing shop to get a dimple piercing just might be a good idea. People are definitely going to notice a really cool and unique looking piercing. Just be sure you are careful how you turn your own head. Moving your head just a little too quickly could lead to that investment in a piercing going all for naught because the piercing just might fall out. Okay, the chances of a piercing, even with piercings like microdermal piercings, just falling out are slim. It can happen though if the sun and the stars align the wrong way and you suffer from a bit of bad luck. Your piercing falls out and, gasp, ends up getting lost. Bad luck, bad situations, even, yes, a few bad habits could lead that vaunted piercing to drop right off your cheek. As the old saying goes, to be forewarned is to be forearmed. To help keep that piercing firmly planted in cheek, here are a few common ways a cheek piercing just might end up lost and how to avoid them. Keep Your Chin Up and Your Piercing for a Dimple in Place When it comes to keeping a piercing in place, there is a science to it. That means as long as you follow a few tried and true steps, the piercing should remain where it is supposed to be. Body piercings, like science, may have to contend with chaos theory though. Nonlinear dynamics are at play, but they can be controlled. In plain English speak, random events can lead to losing a piercing but, as long as you are aware of the risks of these events, you can take steps to be on the lookout for them. The following list just might help the cause. You Didn’t Put It In Properly Yes, you may deserve the proverbial booby prize if you lose your dimple piercing because it was not put in the right way. More than likely, this is among the most common ways people lose their piercing art. The clock is ticking and you have to get out the door because being fashionably late to a rave is not your style. So, you cut corners and put the piercing in place all in a huff. The next day, it just ain’t there. Sometimes, you just got to take your time…so take your time! Be sure the piercing is properly put into place. Rush jobs can mean lost piercings. You Get Hit Right in the Face Ouch! This is probably the worst way to lose a dimple piercing outside of someone just...

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Nose Ring: How to Take Good Care of It
Dec30

Nose Ring: How to Take Good Care of It

What does Indian Goddess Lakshmi have in common with Christina Aguilera? Both of these beauties boast a nose ring. Considered smart and cool, nose and body piercings are often linked with bold fashion statements in the western world. However they are an integral part of the tradition of eastern counties and are quite commonplace in Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Arabia and Middle Eastern countries. With body piercing gaining a raging momentum among the young and old alike, people are going in for various kinds of nose piercings: Nasal septum piercing, nostril piercing, and bridge piercing. If you are considering including this adornment in your life, remember that piercings require responsibility. Given below are some important guidelines to help you take care of your nose ring and ensure a fast healing process. The Correct Method for Getting Yourself a Nose Ring While a lot of people have their nose pierced with the help of an ordinary ear piercing gun, it’s not the right way to do it. Apart from increasing the chances of suffering from an infection, the process may be a little painful, too. A good and safe way of going about the act is by using a sterile needle. It causes just a sharp, short pain but guarantees an exact placement of your nose piercing. Preparing for your first nose piercing—the right way Before you decide to go in for a piercing, make sure that it is compatible with the dress code of the place where you study or work. Keep in mind that you will not be able to take out your nose ring until it is completely healed, as the act will lead to the closure of your piercing and prolong the process of healing. Instead of giving in to the temptation of rushing to the nearest piercing shop to get your piercing done, you may consider visiting a clinic where a reliable anesthetic and piercing expert will promise a job that is done well. Care for Your Nose Piercing Wash your Hands With your nose piercing in place, you can say “goodbye” to dirty hands or embedded dirt under your nails. The highest levels of hygiene are a must for safe and quick healing. So, before touching your nose piercing site or doing anything to it, wash your hands thoroughly. Use a mild hand cleanser or sanitizer if required. Clean the Piercing You need to clean your piercing at least twice a day. Use cotton buds and a good saline solution to remove any solid formations or dirt from the site. Resist from Playing with Nose Rings You do not want any infection at the site of...

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7 Ridiculously Simple Ways to Care for Your Diamond Stud Earrings
Nov01

7 Ridiculously Simple Ways to Care for Your Diamond Stud Earrings

Just like any other precious object, diamond jewelry should be well protected and cared for. Although diamonds are known to be the strongest natural substance, they still crack, dull, and even break. Different substances like grease, dust, soap, oils from your skin, and dirt can form a coating over diamond jewelry, making it lose its luster over time. Similarly, a small forceful impact can shatter beautiful diamond jewelry. To keep diamond stud earrings appealing for a long time, you have to learn how to protect and clean them periodically. This article shares 7 ridiculously simple ways to care for your diamond stud earrings. Protecting your diamond stud earrings When engaging in any activity that might make your diamonds dirty, it is advisable to remove them. The activities that dirty and endanger a diamond include playing sports, gardening, washing dishes, or even going to the beach. After removing your stud earrings, you should store them in a soft pouch to avoid misplacing the valuable investment and to protect them as well. Don’t Put on Your Diamond Earrings While Cleaning the House or Doing Any Other Heavy Work They should also be kept away from the chlorine bleach because it can damage them. When storing diamond jewelry, you should ensure that they are not next to each other because they can scratch each other. The jewelry should not be touched too often because hands have body oils, which make diamonds dull. Cleaning Your Diamond Stud Earrings Like any other jewelry, diamonds gets smudged, dusty, and soiled. Natural oils from skin, lotions, soaps, and powders leave a film on diamond jewelry, reducing their brilliance by halting their ability to reflect light. Chemicals in the air also discolor and oxidize jewelry. Diamond stud earrings can be cleaned by soaking them regularly in a mild liquid detergent like those that have sodium lauryl ether sulfate. After soaking, you should then gently brush the jewelry using a small, soft brush. You should then rinse it well under water and then carefully wipe it with a soft but dry cloth. There are many jewelry cleaning solutions and cleaning kits on the market and you should be sure that the solution or kit you buy is the right one for the solution you wish to clean. Follow the instructions given on the kit or solution to ensure that you clean your diamond in the required way. Insure Your Diamond Stud Earrings When you buy highly valuable diamond earrings, the best thing you can do for yourself is to insure it in the event of loss or theft. Although renter’s and homeowner’s policies cover a certain percentage of...

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