With modifications becoming more commonplace every year, it’s not surprising to see that many people know next to nothing about modifications, but still choose to get them with only the information that everyone knows. So here are some things that you probably didn’t know about modifications. (Like tattoos, piercings, and stretched lobes.)
You cannot get a tattoo when you’re drunk. This is because alcohol causes the blood to thin. When a tattoo
gunmachine touches your skin, it creates little cuts. Getting a tattoo while drunk can cause you to lose a lot of blood. Not to mention the fact that it might mess with the quality of the tattoo.
Some inks will react differently to your skin. For example, many people are allergic to red ink. This can cause a rash, which also might mess up the quality of your tattoo. Additionally, yellow ink fades really easily.
Acrylic is a big no no in all piercings. This includes stretched lobes. Acrylic is a bad material to use because it is porous. This means that it’s more likely to carry bacteria, which can really mess up your piercing and make you sick. Additionally, do NOT buy plugs that are made out of polymer clay. This is also extremely porous and can royally jack up your ears. Some good materials are Surgical Steel, Stone, and Glass.
TAPERS ARE NOT JEWELRY. Tapers are a stretching instrument that looks a bit like a cone. While these can be used up to a 2g, some piercers suggest avoiding them completely. Tapers should never be worn for more than a few minutes. This is because they weigh unevenly on your lobes, which can cause a bad stretch, tearing, and blowouts. Alternatively, bondage tape (which you can get at any Spencers) can be used to properly stretch your lobes.
Piercing guns are bad news! They’re completely unsterile, and they can cause serious tissue trauma. A piercing gun basically forces a blunt piece of jewelry through the skin. This causes the skin to rip open to make room for the jewelry. Then it places the jewelry snugly against the skin, giving no room for the piercing to breathe. An actual needle piercing, done by a professional, is much safer and MUCH less painful.
Tattoos are much more sensitive than you think, and they take a lot longer to heal than what people may tell you. First of all, while the pain can go away after a week or two, the tattoo will not be fully healed for at least two months. While healing, you have to keep the tattoo as safe and clean as possible. That means no baths, no tanning, no swimming, etc. You also must lotion it often (don’t over-saturate it) and wash it three times a day. Think of it as any other open wound. You wouldn’t let it get dirty, would you?
Everyone has a different pain tolerance. Asking your friend how much their tattoo or piercing hurt won’t be accurate to you, since you might have a higher or lower pain threshold.
Stretching your lobes is absolutely NOT supposed to be painful. At most, you’re supposed to feel a little pressure, but that’s it. When done right, it is painless. For some reason, people seem to keep saying that stretching is like getting a piercing over and over again, but that is completely untrue. Stretching is literally just that, the stretching of the skin. Additionally, you MUST wait between stretches. You need to give your skin time to relax into the stretch and regain elasticity.
I think this about wraps it up. I hope this was informative. I welcome (correct) additions to this post.
I was going to mad at everyone in my art class for wasting expensive paint but then I got distracted by how pretty it was
I DON’T FUCKIN UNDERSTAND DREAMWORKS MAN.
THEY CAN MAKE SHIT LIKE THIS:
AND THEY HAVE LIKE REALLY NICE CHARACTERS AND IT’S A GOOD STORY AND IT LOOKS SUPER PRETTY, BUT THEN LIKE EVERY OTHER YEAR OR SO THEY COME OUT WITH LIKE A REALLY WEIRD LOOKIN MOVIE WITH WEIRD CONCEPTS AND SHIT LIKE THIS COMES OUT:
AND I’M JUST SO CONFUSED LIKE WTF MAN WHAT IS YOUR ANIMATION STUDIO WHAT IS YOUR ANGLE I DON’T GET IT.
shush you, Shark Tale was a wonderful movie
that settles it
we have to get rid of the ocean
this still doesn’t get rid of the ridiculousness of the last one does it
That crab’s with someone else, now. You’re going to have to accept that.
YOU’RE THE BEST AROUND NOTHINGS EVER GONNA KEEP YOU DOWN
CRUSH THEM a glitchy electronic playlist for destroying your enemies (also good for drawing).
Intermission - She // Headshot - She // Invaders Must Die - The Prodigy // Monster Hospital (MSTRKRFT Remix) - Metric // Showdown - Pendulum // Breathe (The Glitch Mob Remix) - The Prodigy // Heart Anthem (Cryptex Remix) - Kraddy // Bad Girls (Barbaric Merits Chain Bangin Remix) - MIA // Seek & Destroy (Bassnectar Remix) - Metallica // Bloodlust - Killsonik // Do You Want To Fight Me - Venus Hum // Blood Sugar - Pendulum // Slay It - Cryptex // Seven Devils (Kraddy Remix) - Florence and the Machine // Revolution - Uppermost // Killin’ It - Krewella // Seven Nation Army (The Glitch Mob Remix) - The White Stripes
My dash did a thing.
k so there are all these cool How To Train Your Dragon/Homestuck au’s with Terezi and all but has anyone thought of HTTYD/HA where Terezi is a feral, dragon girl
"Hufflepuffs are known to have good friends in Slytherin. Hufflepuffs are some of the few who won’t judge based on negative rumours. This means they’re the most likely to approach Slytherins and help them when in need. This makes amazingly loyal friends between the houses. Mess with a Hufflepuff, and you’ll likely find a Slytherin getting revenge for the more forgiving house."
HELL YEAH FUCKING RIGHT
it’s true doe
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