While you might be able to just breeze into a mall and get your ears pierced on a whim, genital piercing requires a bit more expertise and research. Thankfully, Elayne Angel, a piercer who specializes in nipple and genital piercing and the author of The Piercing Bible: The Definitive Guide to Safe Body Piercing , is here to explain everything you need to know about clitoral piercings. She recommends going to an expert who can consult you and guide your placement options to determine the best for you. Vertical Clitoral Hood VCH : Angel says this piercing is the most popular among the clit piercings because many women are anatomically suited for it. With this piercing, the barbell passes through the clitoral hood vertically like a belly button ring moved way down south.
Male Genital Piercing Guide
Types Of Male Genital Piercing | General Info & Aftercare
Show less Piercing your penis can be an excellent way to ramp up your sex life, feel good about yourself, and get a piercing that nobody knows about. It's not for everyone, but if you think you might be interested, then read on. To pierce your own penis, start by purchasing your supplies, including a piece of titanium jewelry, a surgical needle, clamps, and safety gloves. During the first week or 2 after the piercing, soak your penis in a solution of warm water and salt from time to time to guard against infection. Additionally, try to avoid taking a bath or going swimming while the piercing heals, since these activities increase the infection risk.
Body piercing has become popular in the last decade, going far beyond simple ear piercing. Both men and women are now piercing their noses, tongues, ears, eyebrows, nipples, navels and their genitals. Unfortunately, various medical complications can arise from body piercings, including serious infections that require surgery, contact dermatitis and rashes caused by metal allergies or the piercing technique. Sometimes piercings might become obviously infected, but sometimes the body might simply reject the piercing, forcing it out slowly and quietly with limited irritation.
I specialize in male genital piercing. It has been some of my most favorite work since I began piercing and have come to set the bar in Toronto when it comes to this type of work. I have performed thousands of male genital piercings over the years and changed the way in which this type of work has been done previously.