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Point #68: Board Welcome – Miro Hernandez

Miro Hernandez I’d like to thank the outgoing Board members,  as well as those continuing on in service, for their hard work and dedication. I’d also like to congratulate the incoming Board members on being elected and choosing to embark […]

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Point #68: 2014 Conference and Exposition Review

Kimberly Zapata On June 7, 2014 I prepared for the 19th Annual Association of Professional Piercers’ Conference as I have for every other conference: with frantic,

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Point #68: From the Editor

Kimberly Zapata Ah, the after Conference crash—more commonly referred to as post-Vegas depression, or PVD. For me, it set in the second I stepped through the

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Point #67: Is Triclosan Safe?

By Kimberly Zapata Triclosan is an antibacterial agent found in various consumer products, from hand soap to shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste, and clothing and kitchenware. As piercers,

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Point #67: From the Editor

By Kimberly Zapata I resolved myself to make a video for this issue’s “From the Editor.” (I love watching online webcasts—industry-related and not—but I was not

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Point #66: From the Editor

 By Kimberly Zapata

A mix of curiosity, boredom, and contempt for being confined indoors during yet another Northeast snowstorm this

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Point #65: From the Editor

By Kimberly Zapata The Point Editor

As 2013 draws to close, I—like most—have been reflecting on the year as a whole. When I consider 2013

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Point #64: From the Editor

By Kimberly Zapata This is a strange issue for me as it is the first post-Conference recap I am covering as Editor, and I’m doing it

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Point #63: From the Editor

By Kimberly Zapata

As we all know, switching The Point to an online-only format has been quite the change. In many respects, this switch was

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Point #62: From the Editor

 

By Kimberly Zapata

We have focused a lot of energy in the last few issues of The Point on various aspects of the

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