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For those not ready to commit to even the daintiest of permanent ink, the ancient practice of piercing is another alternative of fashionable body adornments. Though this longtime art of self-expression recently resurfaced on runways to the extreme (we're looking at you, Givenchy), LA's coolest blogstars are also turning this once-subversive act into street style gold.
Below, we've rounded up a few of LA's most stylish and sanitary piercing shops; all of which are obvi LA Health Department-approved. From Beyoncé and Rihanna's go-to needle man to a host of locally-beloved spots, find out where to get adorned below and feel free to give your local favorite a shout out in the comments.Read More