Piercings and Tattoos

Archive for the ‘Aftercare’ Category

Apr
18

Tips to prevent your Tattoos from Fading!

Posted by Disha Singh on April 18, 2008

(A tattoo by Guy Aitchison) Fading tattoos become a cause of worry on our face. :sad: After spending a huge amount to get a tattoo design etched on our skin it gets really very painful to see that tattoo fading. You can blame your tattooist for this tattoo fading to some extent but it can be your fault also. Yes, your fault of not giving proper aftercare to the tattoo and tattooist’s fault of not placing the pigment in appropriate layer of skin. There are many reasons behind the fading of tattoos and you should take care of these things: :idea: Check that your tattoo artist does not place the pigment on the epidermis, as this constantly sheds dead skin cells to make room for new skin cells. The pigment should penetrate into the middle layer of the skin. Even the middle layer rejuvenate its cells but developing a healthier eating habits help to supply your skin with the vitamins, minerals and antioxidants so that it remain youthful and slows down the process of regen

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Feb
17

Know your Nose Piercing better!

Posted by Disha Singh on February 17, 2008

In 22nd century I guess everything will be replaced by electronics - even our jewelry as we see the LED Nose Ring in the above picture. As you breathe the ring glows with the help of a delicate fan structure that transforms exhaled air into electric energy to light up the LED light. For me simultaneous to the talk of LED nose ring is the nostril piercing. Nostril piercing is very common in India or you can say Hinduism. However, the craze for poked nose is growing day by day and is also slipping into western society. Hindus believe, a girl with pierced nostril get married sooner than others, as it is a honor to the Parvathi - the goddess of marriage and it also symbolizes a married lady. Moreover, pierced nostril also has medical reason that it makes childbirth easier because Ayurvedic medicine associates this location with the female reproductive organs. Healing: Nostril piercing takes more time (about two to six weeks) to heal than an earlobe because inside area of th

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