Piercing

 

Two of our studios offer a piercing service:

Tribe  Edinburgh offers piercing with George Greenhill. You can book in by calling us on 0131 622 7220, or by emailing us at tribe1one@gmail.com

Tribe Glasgow offers piercing with Mark Bonatti. You can book in by calling us on 0141 337 1940, or by emailing us at tribe2two@gmail.com

Both of our studios use medical grade surgical steel or titanium jewellery and single-use sterile needles. Both studios offer complete professionalism and privacy.

piercing aftercare 

Firstly thank you for using TRIBE. By following the instructions given below your new piercing should heal without any problems. If for any reason you experience problems do not hesitate to phone or return to Tribe where any one of our piercer’s will be able to help you.

Tribe edinburgh = 0131 6227220 tribe1one@gmail.com

Tribe glasgow = 0141 3371940 tribe2two@gmail.com

 

Always wash your hands BEFORE AND AFTER touching your new piercing. Your hands are constantly covered in bacteria and this will be transferred to the piercing.

Until your new piercing is healed it is an open wound. It will weep and crust for some time - this is perfectly normal!

 

ORAL PIERCINGS

lip/labret/cheek/madonna

*these piercings will swell, this is NORMAL. Ice will help soothe the area. Swelling can last several days.

 

DAILY CLEANING

*cleaning inside - an antiseptic mouthwash diluted with water (50%) at least twice per day.

Rinse mouth using a mild saline solution(¼ tsp of sea salt diluted into ½ a pint of boiling water, allow to cool before using)rinse after each time you eat/drink/smoke for next 2 -4 weeks.

*cleaning outside - clean twice a day using a mild saline solution ((¼ tsp of sea salt diluted into ½ a pint of boiling water, allow to cool before using). Use a cotton bud to remove the dried matter around the piercing. Do this for up to 6 weeks until the crusting stops.

 

OTHER PIERCINGS

ears/nipples/nose/navels/dermals

* clean twice a day using a mild saline solution (¼ tsp of sea salt diluted into ½ a pint of boiling water, allow to cool before using). Use a cotton bud to remove the dried matter around the piercing. Do this for up to 6 weeks until the crusting stops.

 

TONGUE

Use an antiseptic mouthwash diluted with water (50%) at least twice per day.

Rinse mouth using a mild saline solution (¼ tsp of sea salt diluted into ½ a pint of boiling water, allow to cool before using). Rinse after each time you eat/drink/smoke. Try to avoid hot/spicy foods. Ice will reduce swelling.

 

 

ARNICA - can also be taken to reduce swelling and help healing.