OPEN 11AM - 7PM EVERY DAY

innervision@innervisiontattoo.com.au

PHONE 02 8012 0770

150 ABERCROMBIE ST, CHIPPENDALE

PIERCING

Inner Vision offers a wide range of piercing, including facial piercings, body piercings & surface piercings.

Come by and visit our piercing specialist LJ to have a chat about what you are after, and check out the wide range of jewellery we have available.

LJ is an incredibly talented and experienced piercer who brings with her a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm, and an inherent empathy for her clients.
Piercing walk-ins are available on the weekend, with bookings advised through the week. Call the studio for full information on available services or to book.  LJ is available to answer any questions regarding procedures and aftercare and can provide expert advice on piercings.

Please call the studio to find out piercing availability on (02) 8012 0770






 

AFTERCARE

Aftercare is an important part of the healing process in all piercing procedures. Our piercing specialist LJ provides detailed care instructions before each piercing is performed.

Having your piercing done by a professional, competent and hygienic piercer is only half the work required for a successful piercing. The other half of a successful piercing is up to you. By using commonsense and our suggested aftercare guidelines, you may even speed up your recommended healing time.

It all starts with clean hands… make sure you wash your hands! 

Warm saline soak:
 use a ¼ teaspoon of rock salt and dissolve it in to a 250ml cup of boiling water. When the water has cooled down a little, and it is still warm, soak some cotton pads in this solution, and then soak your piercing with the cotton pads. This process will help remove discharge and will also help to remove any stubborn matter that may form around your new piercing. To further help remove any discharge, the same solution may be applied to a Q-tip or a cotton bud. 

Please remember that a stronger mix of this solution isn’t necessarily a better mix! 

There is no need to turn or spin your jewellery in a new piercing, as this will re-introduce bacteria into your new piercing.
 

After your piercing that afternoon or evening apply an ice pack or cold compress to relieve the pain and reduce swelling. 10 mins on and 10 mins off the location is a good time frame. Repeat the icing as much as you like but it is only effective in the first day. 

The next day, start soaking the piecing in the sea salt solution or apply a saturated gauze twice a day, morning and night for the next 4 weeks and occasionally when lymphatic discharge appears. The dilution should be 1 teaspoon of salt to 1 litre of water. Soak the piercing for 5 mins then remove discharge with a cotton bud. 

If the piercing troubles you after 4 weeks you are welcome to return for advise at Inner vision Wednesday through to Saturday or use a small amount of Iodine provided on the piercing. Iodine should be used sparingly ie once a week when needed.

Please remember you are always welcome to come into the shop for advise or aftercare information.

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