There's almost too much information out there about piercing your child's ears. If you can avoid one thing, though, avoid getting them pierced with a gun, which is most commonly used at stores in the mall.
"I don't want to be an advocate for or against taking someone to the mall, because piercing guns have been piercing people for a long time," says Brian Keith Thompson, owner and chief piercing officer of Body Electric Tattoo in Los Angeles. "I don't prefer (the mall) because I had it done with my first piercing, and it didn't go well for me. They got infected because I have sensitive skin."
Brian, who has been piercing for 10 years and works on celebrities like Beyoncé and Bella Thorne, explains that guns don't actually pierce the skin, so there's a chance you could experience an unpleasant healing process... READ MORE