Many people worry about the general aches and tenderness after being pierced, but when you have a needle inserted in to your body and what is essentially a foreign object (the jewellery) put in to that hole, it's quite normal for your body to have a reaction. Some piercings can be more tender than others [...]
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Lumps and bumps on your piercings? This is one of the most common issues people can have with cartilage and navel piercings. The main thing is not to worry and most importantly, you do not need to remove your piercing. These things are easily dealt with and require just a little patience and care; you [...]
Having a new piercing involves breaking the skins surface, this means that your fresh piercing must be cared for properly and you should follow the professional advice that is given to you in order for your piercing to heal the best that it can. It is normal for your piercing to be sore, tender, possibly [...]
Why is it important to use high quality body jewellery? High quality professional body jewellery isn’t the same as regular jewellery, in fact its composition, design and finish are very different. Body jewellery goes IN or THROUGH the body, this is similar to a dental or medical implant such as the two bolts I [...]
Recently Pictures of Lily started stocking 18K body jewellery, handmade by Goldsmith Danila Tarcinale. Let me tell you abit more about this amazing jewellery and the lovely Danila. Danila originates from Turin in Italy and came to London in 1990, where she began working in various jewellery establishments such as Jess James and Into You. [...]
Many people start to think more about getting tattoos and piercings in the summer when they expose their bodies more, but is this really the best time? Exposure to direct sunlight causes tattoos to fade, but exposing a healing tattoo to the sun presents an even bigger problem. New tattoos are extremely sensitive and you [...]
CHILDREN’S EARLOBE PIERCING One of the questions we get asked often is “Do you pierce children’s earlobes”? The answer is YES! We are happy to pierce children 7+, with mum or dad present. Children’s earlobe piercing is one of the most rewarding services we offer. It is a privilege to get kids started out right; [...]
I'm proud to say, Pictures of Lily are now stocking the amazing jewellery created by Industrial Strength, who are the professional piercers first choice for body jewellery the world over. So, if you’re looking for something a bit special and of exceptional quality that won't turn your ear green, come by the studio to check [...]
It’s hard to explain the history of tattooing in a small blog, but I’ll do my best to give you a brief explanation. Tribes have used tattooing and still do, representing all sorts of things, such as rank, skills, warding off illness and evil spirits; also calling the spirit of a creature e.g. the fierceness [...]
We have many customers asking for cover-ups, so I’ve written a quick explanation to help people understand how it works. Why do people want a cover-up? Several reasons: The tattoo is dated and not who you are anymore Not done very well An exes name Just a rubbish tattoo! Cover-ups aren’t always as simple as [...]