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Point #70: Christina Shull-Trends in the Industry

TRENDS IN THE INDUSTRY CHRISTINA SHULL Integrity Piercing When Alicia Silverstone starred in Aerosmith’s “Cryin’” video, she was a young woman dealing with heartbreak by running away and getting her navel pierced. Please note that the piercing in the video […]

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Point #70: Announcement of Body Piercing Archive


Paul King Committee Chairperson and APP Treasurer Anyone who has sat in on one of my classes knows my passion for recovering and preserving our

Paul King preparing to pierce Alicia Silverstone’s navel in the Aerosmith
video “Cryin’”

Point #70: Evolution of Our Industry from a Piercer’s Perspective

by Luis Garcia Though it might not seem it to some, our industry is a fairly new one. One of the things I find so amazing about body piercing is

baby ear piercing

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


Point #66: Piercer Fights for Freedom of Creative Expression

By Victoria Voodoo

Editor’s Note: This article is reprinted from Obscure Magazine (September 2013).

Recently, while scrolling through Facebook, I crashed head-first into

James Weber headshot

Point #65: A Client’s Guide to Jewelry Sizing

By James Weber Infinite Body Piercing

Editor’s note: This article was written with clients considering stretching in mind, and was reprinted with permission from

Jezebel Voule headshot

Point #65: Changing Myself While Changing Others

By Jezebel Voulé TRX

What has been your favorite piercing moment? It is a question that has haunted me since the first time I was

Example of a daith piercing, by Ken Coyote.

Point #65: The Piercing Password, Daith

 By Jef Saunders Rockstar Body Piercing

Few people are aware of what a shibboleth is, but they are familiar with one very famous one: Lollapalooza. Lollapalooza,

Safe Piercing guest post by APP member Miro Hernandez of Dandyland Piercing in San Antonio, TX

Why choose to get pierced by an APP member?

Because you and your body deserve so! When you choose to get pierced by an APP member you are making


Point #63: Gatewood Press Release

Hi Everyone! I'm retiring this year, and my 50-year archive will be moving to a major institution. It will take awhile to complete the deal, so if

| Placed by Dann Berg