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Point #69: Informed Consent and the Body Modification Industry

By Kendra Jane Authors note: During research for this brief piece it became apparent that is not a topic that one can do justice to in a few short paragraphs.  Please consider the following piece merely an introduction for a […]

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Point #68: 2014 Banquet Dinner

Kendra Jane The buzz around this year’s banquet dinner began days before the event, with tickets selling out the night that registration opened! We knew it

The Cutting Scene, Mandan-O-kee-pa Ceremony,
1832. Painting by George Catlin.

Point #67: Cultural Appropriation

By Kendra Jane and Alicia Cardenas Thanks to technology, innovations and information find their way around the world instantaneously via the Internet. Access

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Point #63: Can Piercings Create Nickel Allergies?

By Kendra Jane

Nickel allergies and metal sensitivities are one of the most common allergies.  We, as piercers,  see the effects of this allergy

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Point #62: What age are body modifications appropriate?

By Kendra Jane In most areas of the world, the body modification industry remains highly unregulated. This means tattoos and piercings are available to the masses

Point #61: An Exploration of Pain

By Kendra Jane “The secret of success is learning to use pain and pleasure, instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you’re

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