That’s right, these little beauties are SELF-PIERCERS! How many ways can I say OW?! And even though the “birthstone” earring included suggests they are for 13-year-old girls, the store that sold them in the Magnet by 109 building specialized in jewelry that wasn’t exactly made for earlobes.
For those who would, um, prefer not to perform this sort of operation themselves, there are, of course, excellent body modification studios in Tokyo, ready to pierce your every…well, see for yourself.
The above pamphlet is from an excellent Harajuku shop called Extreme Body Piercing, the absolute opposite of DIY. They perform piercings with totally clinical procedures, and after reading the serious aftercare instructions they give their clients, you can see how paying a professional would definitely be the sane thing to do.
Middle photos courtesy of Men’s Knuckle, the go-to fashion mag for hosts.
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7 thoughts on “Hmm, Today I Think I’ll Do A Little Body Piercing…”
yep… only really necessary clitoridectomy I’ve ever heard of was because an ignoramus thought she could do a body piercing with one of these.
Ow doesn’t even begin to cover that one, aieeee!
I know a professionnal body piercer in tokyo, he speak english also. His price list is not expensive and the work is really clean. I recommend.
You can check his work here on facebook and he has a website too https://www.facebook.com/Death.AlternativeArts/
Always good to have a recommendation to someone legit.
I recommend also T.Perforator , He did all of my piercings !
He works in Tokyo and speaks english and french.
Nice guy, very professional, and materials are totally sterile.
A good work, I recommend ! 🙂 You can contact him on facebook :
and his website is : http://tperforator.wix.com/tperforator
Thanks for the additional pointer! This guy looks legit – especially for the more unusual piercings – and WAY better than doing it yourself lol
That’s sure ! You can go with closed eyes, nice and pro ^.^