Claire's provides ear piercing services and some cartilage piercing services. The company claims to be the leading ear piercing service in the world, having pierced the ears of 87 million people. Claire's is a jewelry and accessory retailer with stores in 95 percent of the malls in the United States and has a target market of young women and girls. Claire's began its ear piercing service in 1978.Know More
Claire's provides free ear piercing to customers who buy a pierced-ear starter kit, which includes piercing studs and hygienic solutions for aftercare. Piercing is done with presterilized piercing studs, as opposed to needles, and a wide variety of studs are available.
Claire's provides piercing to one or both ear lobes. The company also does second piercings on the lobe, and some stores also offer cartilage piercing. Claire's also offers dual piercing, in which both ears are pierced simultaneously; this service is usually used with young children.
Customers wishing to have their ears pierced at Claire's stores in the United States must sign a written consent form. Minors must have consent forms signed by parents, and parents or guardians must accompany the minor during the ear piercing. Claire's provides aftercare instructions in the starter kit and on the company website.Learn more about Piercing
According to Dr. Gutti J. Rao of Healthtap, ear lobes with large holes do not completely close. With newly pierced ear lobes, however, a stud should be worn for 3 to 6 months to avoid closure.Full Answer >
A tragus piercing is dangerous if it is not performed or cared for properly, according to Prime Health Channel. If done properly, a tragus piercing is a safe procedure.Full Answer >
Dermal piercings are available at most tattoo and piercing parlors. A needle is inserted into the skin and removed through another, creating a perforation. The dermal anchor goes into the perforation under the skin, and the jewelry attaches to the anchor.Full Answer >
Tongue piercings can be damaging to braces or impede their success. The piercing can hit the braces or teeth and break them, either during sleep or while speaking. A tongue piercing can also make the braces less effective by interfering with tooth movement and causing gaps in the teeth.Full Answer >