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September 3, 2020

Q&A With Ellie – Curated Ears

Who is Ellie? Well, let’s just say she’s not just your average piercer!  She’s been with us since 2011 when our Mackay store opened and is now our National Compliance Manager at SK and boy does she do a good job of … Continued

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August 26, 2020

The Average Healing Time By Piercing Type

When you get a new piercing, one of the first things you think walking out of the studio to show it off to friends and family is about how long it’ll take to heal. All piercings involve some level of discomfort while … Continued

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January 28, 2020

Helix Piercings 101

If you’ve found yourself here we can only assume you’re considering getting a helix piercing and to be honest we don’t blame you, the curated ear look is so in at the moment! But we also know the process can be a … Continued

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December 13, 2019

4 Reasons Why Sterling Silver Should Be Part of Your Collection

Sterling silver has been around for what seems like forever, dating back to 4000BCE all the way to today. Yet year after year, runways during fashion week all over the world still feature sterling silver jewellery with their looks.  So how has … Continued

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October 11, 2019

Upgradable piercing options to get the look you want – instantly

Have you ever gone to get a Cartlidge piercing only to find out that you can’t have that pretty piece you want right now? Instead, you have to rock the standard barbell for the first few months. Well the team at SkinKandy … Continued

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September 17, 2019

What’s Your Style – Silver, Rose Gold or Gold?

While there is no hard and fast rule that skin tone and jewellery must match, the same piece of jewellery can look entirely different on one person to another. If you are uncertain, here are some clues that can help you figure … Continued

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September 10, 2019

The Most Pierced Celebrities in Hollywood

Piercings are certainly a different art form compared to tattooing and involve an aesthetic eye. Celebrities tend to be advocates of new fashion trends and often commit to trends that go out of style. Body piercings like the belly button rage became … Continued

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September 3, 2019

Curated Ears – The Latest Trend!

Forget one piercing, decking out your entire ear is the in thing to do and boy do we love it!  Ear piercings may seem like the tamest and most predictable body modifications. However, the new trend of multiple piercings has turned this … Continued

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August 27, 2019

Nipple Piercing and Breastfeeding

If you have pierced nipples and you’re planning to breastfeed your baby then you might worry that this won’t be possible. The good news is that in most cases, a piercing won’t affect your ability to breastfeed at all. In some cases, … Continued

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July 23, 2019

Ear stretching – what is it? Should you do it and how long will it take?

Ear stretching has been practised by tribal cultures, including the Amazon’s Huaorani and the Maasai from Kenya, for centuries. In the modern day, it is popular in western cultures as a symbol of subculture and fashion trend.  The hole width is a … Continued

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July 2, 2019

afterpay – A Great Way to Spread the Cost of your SkinKandy Goodies

Why pay in full when you can split the payment over four equal fortnightly instalments- for no extra cost!! SkinKandy has recently jumped on board the afterpay train!  afterpay offers you, it’s valued customer the chance to enjoy a shopping experience without … Continued

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April 29, 2019

What Should I Look for When Choosing a Piercing Shop?

Getting a piercing is, on the face of it, a fashion or personal expression sort of choice, but it all starts with something more like a medical procedure. You’re putting your trust in someone who’s about to use equipment to make a … Continued

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April 15, 2019

Why Come to SkinKandy?

There are loads of reasons why you should come to SkinKandy when you’re thinking about getting a piercing. Getting a piercing is a commitment, one that will last for years or a lifetime, so we want to make sure that you want … Continued

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March 5, 2019

How old do you have to be to get pierced?

What Type of Piercing Can You Have? Here at Skinkandy we take our responsibilities towards our clients and to society very seriously indeed. When it comes to safety and consent, we don’t just err on the side of caution, we drive right … Continued

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October 10, 2018

Breast Cancer Awareness

The girls. The headlamps. Your pillows. Your breasts. They first made themselves known when you were around 11. Itching, showing up under your teeshirt and embarrassing you at the pool if you had a younger brother who loved to point them out. … Continued

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