Our skilled piercers at Lagans are not just artists; they're architects of your individuality. Whether you're adorning yourself with delicate piercings that whisper your secrets or bold piercings that shout your defiance, we've got the expertise to make your vision a reality.
Dare to adorn. Dare to defy. Discover the thrill of body piercing, where your body becomes a canvas, and our studio is your playground. Unleash your edginess. Unleash your you.
Experience safe and trustworthy body piercing at our medsafe licensed pharmacy.
Our expert pharmacist has advanced knowledge of the body, aseptic techniques, prevention of disease spread and uses tools that are thrown away after each use, so you know they are clean and hygienic.
Lagans also cleans the piercing studio using the same equipment that is used in operating theatres, so you can be confident that you are in safe hands.
They also use a special method called Photobiomodulation to help your piercing heal faster and hurt less.
You can feel comfortable and confident getting your piercing with us
Always wash your hands before touching your piercing to prevent infection.
Listen carefully to your piercer's advice on aftercare. They'll provide specific instructions based on the type of piercing you got.
Use a saline solution or mild, fragrance-free soap to clean your piercing. Gently clean around the piercing and rinse thoroughly. Avoid using alcohol or hydrogen peroxide.
Don't touch your piercing unnecessarily. This can introduce bacteria and slow down healing.
Stay away from pools, hot tubs, and natural bodies of water until your piercing is fully healed. These can introduce harmful bacteria.
Wear loose, breathable clothing that won't rub against your new piercing.
Be cautious when sleeping, especially with ear or facial piercings. Use a clean pillowcase and try not to sleep directly on the piercing.
Avoid using ointments, creams, or oils on your piercing. They can trap bacteria and hinder healing.
Unlike older advice, you shouldn't rotate your piercing jewelry. It can disturb the healing process.
Good nutrition helps your body heal faster. Drink plenty of water and eat a balanced diet.
Keep an eye out for signs of infection such as excessive redness, swelling, pus, or intense pain. If you suspect an infection, see a healthcare professional.
Healing times vary, but most piercings take several weeks to months to fully heal. Be patient and resist the urge to change jewelry too soon.
Remember, everyone's body is different, so some discomfort, redness, or swelling is normal during the initial healing period. If you have any concerns, don't hesitate to contact your piercer or a medical professional. Your dedication to proper aftercare will help ensure a beautiful and trouble-free healing process.
When it comes to choosing jewelry for body piercing, it's important to prioritize materials that are safe, hypoallergenic, and appropriate for the specific type of piercing. Here are some guidelines for selecting suitable jewelry:
Opt for high-quality materials that are least likely to cause allergic reactions or irritation. Surgical stainless steel, titanium, niobium, and solid 14k or 18k gold are commonly recommended materials.
Choose jewelry labeled as hypoallergenic to reduce the risk of allergic reactions. Avoid nickel-containing materials, as nickel allergies are common.
The jewelry should have a smooth finish without any sharp edges or rough spots that could irritate the piercing.
The jewelry should be appropriately sized for your piercing. A snug fit is important to prevent movement and promote healing. The length of the jewelry should accommodate any swelling that might occur during the healing process.
Different piercings require different types of jewelry. For example:
Studs or Rings: These are common choices for earlobe, cartilage, and nostril piercings.
Barbells: Suitable for tongue, industrial, and nipple piercings.
Captive Bead Rings: Used for various piercings like lip, septum, and eyebrow.
Threadless jewelry systems are designed to minimize irritation and make changing jewelry easier. They use tension-based connectors instead of threads.
The jewelry used for the initial piercing is usually a bit longer to accommodate swelling. Once the piercing has healed, you can switch to shorter jewelry.
Invest in high-quality jewelry from reputable piercing studios or suppliers. Avoid cheap or low-quality options that might contain harmful materials.
Your piercer will provide recommendations based on your specific piercing and body type. Listen to their advice and expertise.
Follow proper aftercare guidelines to prevent infections and complications that can be aggravated by inappropriate jewelry.
Remember, the type of jewelry you choose can impact your healing process and overall comfort. If you're unsure, consult with a professional piercer who can guide you toward the best options for your specific piercing.