Frequently Asked Questions
It’s really important to make sure that your body is well rested and healthy so that it can easily heal your new piercing.
We recommend staying away from alcohol, caffeine and blood thinners the day prior to your appointment.
Get a goodnight’s sleep and drink lots of water!
Have a substantial meal at least 3 hours before your appointment
Don’t forget to bring your Government issued photo ID
We accept all forms of Government issued photo ID. If you do not have photo ID we require at least 2 pieces of Government issued ID (birth certificate, healthcare card, etc.)
If you’re a parent accompanying a minor, you will also require government issue photo identification. Only the legal parent or guardian of a minor may accompany and sign for that minor’s piercing.
We do not accept school IDs!
Ear Lobes - We do pierce children as long as they are old enough to ask and their legal guardian is present. Children under the age of 12 will only be pierced on Sundays. Please call the shop for more information.
All cartilage piercings, nostril piercings and eyebrow piercings - 14 years old with parental consent.
Septum piercings, oral piercings and navel piercings - 16 years old with parental consent.
Surface piercings, bridge piercings and genital piercings - 18+
We do accept walk-ins but we always recommend making an appointment to guarantee your time with one of our Piercers.
The pain is minimal; in fact most clients say it hurts less than they had anticipated. We do everything in our power to make sure the procedure is as comfortable as possible for our clients.
We use a new single-use needle for every procedure and dispose of the needle immediately after use.
We do not offer numbing nor do we suggest it. Due to the fact that we are not doctors, we can only use topical anesthetic which depending on the location of the piercing, means you will still feel it.
No. It is against Canadian Federal Health Guidelines if we install the jewellery without knowing the quality therefore, we will only install and pierce with jewellery purchased from our Studio.
We are no longer taking any more infant clients, thank you for your understanding. We will pierce the earlobes of minors who can verbally ask for them.
Yes, both of our Piercers have extensive training and experience with genital piercings.
We do individual sterilization for every procedure. Once you have picked your jewellery, we sterilize it with our G4 Statim 2000 (autoclave) right before your eyes!
Tipping is always appreciated but never expected. Piercing is a service and like most services if you found the job to be exceptional it is courteous to tip.