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Where can you get your lip pierced?

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In order to find the best place to get a lip piercing, it's best to check a local directory for an oral piercing studio. Because oral piercings can be serious business, it's also a good idea for an interested individual to ask friends who have successful piercings where they had the piercing done.

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It's important to visit the selected piercing studio for an evaluation. The studio should be clean, and should use hospital-grade sterilization equipment or disposable piercing equipment. Prospective clients should also make sure that the business is fully licensed, and displays a health certificate in plain view of customers.

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