Wedding Party!

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Your wedding is fast approaching. You have your venue. Your dress is fitted. The groomsmen all picked up their tuxedos. What about the gifts for the wedding party? When a bride and groom decide to do gifts for the groomsmen, and the bridal party, often times you see monogrammed flasks, matching shirt cuff links, matching necklaces, or something similar. Why not get a little more personal, and get the whole party matching piercings!
Bringing your wedding party in to get matching piercings can be a great experience. It’s a day together of picking out jewelry, conversing, and bonding over this experience that is truly once in a lifetime. Going in and together choosing what piercing and what jewelry you’ll all wear for the big day is a much more fun, intimate experience than a day at the spa, or a personalized flask that will sit in a drawer for the following years. A piercing is something that can stay with you forever.

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This can be amplified by choosing just the right jewelry. You and your best friends choosing to commit to not only a professional body piercing, but also higher quality jewelry, such as a solid 18K gold ring from Le Roi, or that custom solid gold end from Body Vision Los Angeles can create a lasting memory for years to come.
If you decide that the more traditional gifts are not for you, and you’re wanting to make a more personalized and fun experience, it’s as easy as walking into one of our studios. We have qualified and competent jewelry specialist and body piercers that can help you choose the perfect piercing as well as jewelry for you big day, and to make sure it’s planned out accordingly so that your experience goes smoothly.

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Upsizing and Downsizing Jewelry

Upsizing and downsizing your jewelry is an important step to having a happy, healed piercing. Let’s talk about some of the benefits to getting the correct sizing for your new piercing.

Initial piercing

A lot of people want that really small, cute jewelry right off the bat. This is typically not a healthy option. Jewelry is chosen by the body piercer to be the correct length, and/or diameter to allow room for swelling. Your piercing will swell. Sometimes a small amount, sometimes a lot. Having jewelry that will allow your body to swell, and not create pressure at the site of that piercing will not only be more comfortable for you, but will prevent more issues for your piercing while it heals.

Trust your body piercer!

We hear the phrase “I don’t swell that much” quite a bit. While we understand you know your body, we do not want to risk your piercing to do anything other than have the best chance at a happy, healthy healing process along the way. Your body piercer will know the best options for you, and for your piercing when it comes to the size jewelry you will need initially.

Downsizing

It is important to make sure you downsize your jewelry in the time frame your body piercer gives you for that specific piercing. Leaving the jewelry from an initial piercing (typically a longer or wider diameter version of the jewelry you’ll wear once it’s healed) in after the healing process can cause some irritation, or leave you susceptible to migration. This is popular in cartilage piercings on the outer ear, as people often will roll over on them in their sleep.

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When it comes to the sizing of your jewelry, trust your body piercer and have patience. Give your body the opportunity to heal the best way it can, and in no time you’ll have that super cute, small jewelry you are after!