What’s better, a piercing gun or needle?
“Needles are sterile, single-use, and hurt a lot less, whereas a gun is essentially a blunt object punching through your ear at high impact—it’ll always feel more sore,” says UKbased Penny Burrows at Maria Tash, Harrods, who’s pierced Kate Moss and Idris Elba.
Is there anything that can help make the piercing process less painful?
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