Acrylic

Acrylic Piercing Jewellery

Acrylic piercing jewellery is a affordable and comfortable alternative to metal jewellery. It is is very lightweight, affordable and comfortable to wear. Acrylic can also be made in any colour and can be wither opaque or see-through, giving you a great choice of jewellery.

Acrylic is safe for new piercings and cannot react with the skin. This means that is will not irritate your piercings and is very comfortable to wear. Acrylic is also much more comfortable in the event that a piercing is knocked or hit by accident. Where metal jewellery might be pushed painfully into the skin, acrylic jewellery will most likely bend. It is recommended for people with metal allergies, as well as anyone who cannot wear metal jewellery for whatever reason.

Acrylic piercing jewellery is also ideal for wear as a piercing retainer during hospital visits, dental X-rays, MRI scans and pregnancy. It is metal-free and acceptable for wear during most medical procedures, although you should always check with your doctor before any such procedure.

Will threaded acrylic balls irritate my skin?
When buying cheap piercing jewellery like acrylic balls you may be concerned about the quality of the product or skin irritation. This is a valid concern but acrylic balls are actually very safe and skin-friendly. The PMMA acrylic material cannot react with your skin, so the risk of irritation is very minimal. If you are looking for very cheap, affordable piercing jewellery we recommend purchasing acrylic balls over cheap metal balls.

Why choose an acrylic navel ring?
There are three main advantages to acrylic navel rings - the range of colours, the price and their comfortable feel. Acrylic is a type of skin-friendly plastic and it is much softer and more comfortable to wear than metal jewellery. This means that is can flex without breaking and if your navel piercing is knocked or pulled, it will hurt much less. This is ideal if you wear clothes that are tight over your navel piercing, play sports or for any reason are likely to knock your navel piercing.

A by-product of all this is that acrylic navel rings are the ideal metal-free navel piercing jewellery. The majority of people wear metal navel rings but there will always be certain times when you cannot wear a metal ring. The most common are hospital and dentist visits - metal jewellery is not safe to wear during X-rays, MRI scans and surgical procedures. Metal-free acrylic navel rings are a great option during such procedures, although you should always check with your doctor before any procedure.

Acrylic Tongue Rings
Acrylic tongue rings are a wonderful alternative to metal tongue bars, giving you a comfortable feel and a whole host of benefits to your gums and teeth. When we say "acrylic tongue rings" most people actually mean an acrylic tongue bar rather then a ring, but "tongue ring" has become the accepted way to refer to this piece of jewellery.

There are three main advantages to wearing an acrylic tongue ring - they can prevent damage to your gums and teeth, have a nice soft feel and are safe for hospital/dental visits. The main reason that many people choose an acrylic tongue ring is the first - to save their gums and

Acrylic tongue rings for comfort
Most people are used to the feel of metal tongue bars, but the feel of an acrylic tongue ring is actually much more comfortable. Acrylic tongue rings are much more gentle when they touch the top and bottom of your mouth. They are also very smooth and light. For most people, the hard feel of a metal tongue bar is something that they just accept, but there is no reason not to wear a softer acrylic tongue ring.

If you do not like the look of acrylic balls we recommend wearing an acrylic tongue ring but using a metal ball on top. This gives you the same look as a metal tongue bar, with the soft, light feel of acrylic.