How to Prepare for a Piercing Session

One of the most common questions we get at North York Ink is, “Is there anything I need to know or do before my piercing appointment?” The short answer is yes. The long answer is there are quite a few factors that will affect the way your body reacts to getting a piercing, and there […]

Getting Pierced: Signs of Infection

For most people, the scariest part of getting sa piercing is seeing the needle – and this is understandably so. But there is one other thing that is much scarier, something much more ominous that most people don’t consider: Infections. Infections are common and are caused by a number of factors during the healing process. You can […]

Keloids and Bumps on New Piercings: What You Need To Know

What do I do if I have a bump on my new piercing, and how do I get it to go away? Understanding keloids and what to do if you get one. One of the most frustrating things that can happen after getting a new piercing is noticing a small to large size bump located around […]

The Top 10 Most Painful Places On Your Body to Get a Tattoo (In Our Opinion!)

The most commonly asked question we get here at North York Ink from clients who have never gotten a tattoo before is, “Does it hurt?” The short answer is yes, tattoos hurt. There’s no such thing as a painless tattoo! Anyone who tells you differently is probably the type of person that sleeps with their […]

The Top 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Go To Claire’s for Your Next Piercing

Why Claire’s and other similar retail chains that offer piercing services are bad for you. Piercings are a popular form of body modification and self-expression, and often something that is done in the spur of the moment. However, as we stress over and over again to our online audience, where you choose to get your […]

Everything You Need to Know Before Getting a Tongue Piercing

Every Question You Have, Answered Ready to take your tongue game to the next level? Don’t fret, we’ve got the inside scoop on all things tongue piercings! From their fascinating history to the nitty-gritty of what to expect during your appointment, we’ve got you covered. And with a variety of jewelry options available, we’re here […]

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