Category Archives: News & Notes


Aquastat in the house!

When I purchased the statim I was unaware at how often I would be using it. I'm fortunate to be very busy so I am constantly running cycles. It was a goal of mine to own one of these machines and I couldn't be happier to be able to provide myself and the shop I […]



Certificate from APP Conference

I took 13 classes this year along with 1 round table discussion. I also volunteered again which was great!  I really enjoyed this year and met a bunch of new piercers. After this conference though I did feel some PVD. To me last year and this year's seemed like one long conference because of all […]



Advanced Piercing Seminar @ Black Lotus Tattoo

This past weekend I attended another piercing seminar at the lovely Black Lotus Tattoo Studio in Baltimore, Maryland. The seminar was instructed by Jef Saunders which touched on Daith, Rook, and Tragus piercings as well as the basics to going disposable at your studio. It is truly awesome to be able to learn from so […]



Back from Camp APP!

I spent 4 days in the woods of Georgia at the 2nd annual APP members retreat. I took 9 classes and got to spend time with some of the industry's best piercers. It was a very small, intimate event which allowed me to make friends a lot quicker than at conference.  Definitely looking forward to […]



First AID and BBP renewed

A couple weekends ago I sat down and renewed my First Aid/CPR certification along with completing a Bloodborne Pathogens course.  This is something I do regularly in order to remain compliant with the rules set by the Association of Professional Piercers for its members. I and any other true professional take your health and safety […]