Is the ear piercing experience painful?
One may suffer mild pain while getting a piercing – a level that equals or is milder than injection which normally young children can cope with. Pain occurs at the moment when the earring post punctures the earlobe or the cartilage. The piercing-earring is thus instantly matched with the earring clutch, signifying the end of the piercing process and at the same time the beginning of a beautiful episode.
Does my child have to avoid eating certain food after piercing?
Every individual may have different allergic reactions to some certain food. If your child has never been seen experiencing any food allergy or other sensitive reactions, no change in the diet is necessary. Should any food allergy or other sensitive reactions surface, stop eating the food and consult the doctor.
Why do some people wear earrings that appear slanted and uneven?
Each individual has a unique ear shape and structure, even the left one can differ a lot from its counterpart. It is thus important to customize the ear-piercing position according to the ear shape and needs of individuals. As the symmetry and the leveling of the piercing holes would undoubtedly affect the overall appeal, professional ear-piercing technology depends heavily upon the principle of precision.
What are the steps in piercing?
Piercing by ISABELLA is safe and hygienic, each earring used for piercing is packaged individually in a capsule and completely sealed by aseptic process to ensure that the piercing-earrings, earring clutches, capsules and packing boxes are 100% sterilized in strict compliance with the USA FDA sterilization standards. Before piercing, we will clean and sterilize the piercing area, target the perfect location for piercing based on your face contour, ear shapes and the size and height of your ears. Upon your approval, our piercing specialist will then unseal the packing box, put the capsule on instrument and perform the piercing. Capsule will be disposed once used and the instrument will not touch the piercing areas. The whole process is highly safe and reliable.
Is incident of irritation or infection after ear-piercing common?
The health condition of an individual, chiefly one’s wound-healing ability, determines the healing process of a new piercing. If any abnormal sign of redness, swelling or pain occurs after piercing, it is likely to be a symptom of infection or other problems. In order to largely diminish the chance of infection, a safety and hygiene guaranteed piercing process is crucial. You should pay special attention to proper personal care and carefully protect your pierced ears from injury as a result of bruising and straining. Do not remove your earring studs until a healthy piercing hole takes shape after healing time.
Shall I keep wearing my original piercing-earrings after healing?
In addition to its piercing function, ISABELLA nickel-free hypoallergenic piercing-earrings are ideal for everyday wear after healing to prevent your new piercings from closing and to enhance their stability and healthiness.
Would the piercings be strained when sleeping?
While sleeping on the back does not make any difference, sleeping on the side may lead to straining of the piercing. If your child has a habit of side sleeping, inform our ear-piercing specialist before piercing. When performing daily cleansing and sterilization, check for any signs of straining at the front and back of the piercings. If such signs are present, consult our ear-piercing specialist and arrange for an inspection as soon as possible.
What are the aftercare and subsequent follow-up steps needed after piercing?
Aftercare is vital to the formation of a healthy piercing. ISABELLA provides you with comprehensive guidance of the correct aftercare treatment. To prevent and reduce the possible discomfort arising from piercing, the first thorough assessment will be given one week after piercing. And after three months, a second assessment will be offered to examine whether the piercing heals healthily, in addition to further instructions on how to put on and off earrings properly. The piercing fee already includes the charges for the above service, with a bonus treatment advice session to check for potential problems if any discomfort arises.
Can I get my piercing wet, like washing my hair, swimming or playing other sports?
Cleanse and sterilize your piercing immediately every time you wash your hair, swim or sweat excessively. It is all right to wet you piercing when showering, but you should be careful not to bruise or strain it with towel, nor get any hair product on it. It is advised not to swim or play any vigorous sports in the first week after piercing since the piercing holes may still be far from becoming stable.
How long do I have to wait before I can change my earrings after piercing?
The healing time can vary significantly according to different people. Many countries like the UK have enacted legislations and designated three months to be the minimum time of wearing earring studs continuously for earlobe piercings. As cartilage is usually more sensitive, it usually takes around four to six months to heal. In case of any infection or other discomfort, longer healing time may be needed.
Do not change the earrings on your own prior to the Ear Healing Check to prevent piercings from injuring or closing-up. Receive your Ear Healing Check at the appointed time. Our piercing specialist will inspect the piercing healing progress and offer instructions on the proper ways to wear piercing earrings.