A: LaLobe has specialized in hand piercing earlobes with a one-time use hollow needle over 50 years, since 1969,. When it comes to earlobe piercing we are simply "The Best'. Many local Pediatricians and Plastic Surgeons recommend LaLobe for earlobe piercings. More 5000 people each year trust LaLobe to get their earlobe piercings. That is ALL we do, EARLOBE PIERCING, we are “The Masters.
Q:: WHAT THE MINIMUM AGE FOR MY BABY TO BE PIERCED?
A:: Minimum age for baby earlobe piercing at LaLobe can be as early as 3 weeks old. We pieced one lady that way 101 years old. So anywhere between 3 weeks and 101 years works for us.
Q:: WHAT DOES IT COST TO GET MY EAR PIERCED AT LALOBE?
A:: At LaLobe, earlobe piercing (both ears) by a Professional Piercer is only $45 for both earlobes; That includes a 12 week, ample supply, of the Medisept After Piercing Lotion, which aids in the healing process. Also included you will be given LaLobe's Exclusive aftercare instruction.
Q:: CAN I BRING MY OWN?
A:: NO, you must purchase earrings (studs) from LaLobe for all new earlobe piercings. All of our earrings are quality 14k (Yellow and/or White Gold) specifically made for LaLobe with a long post (11mm) and Quality 14k gold post studs. And they have a lifetime workmanship warranty. If it breaks we will replace if for FREE. (Does not cover damage or lost)
Q:: DO YOU REUSE THE NEEDLES?
A:: NO, never, all needles are one-time use, and are Immediately disposed of in a bio-Container directly after each use. All of our jewelry that is used for piercing also goes through our two step, one hour sterilization process is always sterile and opened in front of client at time of piercing. Tools used to perform piercings are sterilized in an autoclaved after use.
Q:: Would LaLobe ever use a gun to pierce earlobes?
A:: ABSOLUTLY NOT! A person using gun could never produce the precise angles and pinpoint accuracy achieved by our master piercers at LaLobe with over 50 Experience in piercings. Who else can truthfully make this claim?
Q:: DO I NEED AN APPOINTMENT?
A:: YES, All appointments are booked online 24/7 at LaLobe.com. BOOK TODAY! As we often are booked a week or more in advance. Appointments are scheduled in 15 minutes increments, from 11am till 5pm, Mon-Sat. Please arrive at least five minutes before your scheduled appointment time so you can complete the Texas State Required release form.
Q:: DO YOU TAKE WALK-INS?
A:: As respect for our clients who have taken their time to schedule an appointment on-line at LaLobe,com and arrived on time, LaLobe, in most cases DOES NOT do walk-ins.. Only if you are fortunate enough to catch one of the rare occasional cancellations will we do a walk-in. It is always best to book your appointment 24/7 at LaLobe,com, so we can give you the time and care need to do a professional piercing.
Q:: WHAT KIND OF METAL WILL MY JEWELRY BE MADE OF?
A:: We have an extensive collection of custom made, 14k yellow or white gold jewelry for you to choose from. Prices start at $58, all the way up to $270, depending on your choice of style.
Q:: WILL IT HURT?
A:: That all depends of your level of pain tolerance. The experience is different for everyone and everyone’s definition of pain and discomfort is different. It is impossible to say exactly how it will feel for you. However, using a prescription numbing cream; Emla cream, you will fell no pain at all. With girls 3 years and older we use a quick freeze spray, so she will only feel a little pinch. Some girls often feel no pain at all.
Q:: HOW LONG WILL MY PIERCING TAKE TO HEAL?
A:: Earlobes will take approximately a total of 12 weeks to heal completely.
Q:: HOW DO I CLEAN AND TAKE CARE OF MY NEW PIERCING?
A:: Medisept after piercing lotion, twice each day. (Morning and before bedtime) Complete instructions given at the time of piercing.
Q:: HOW WILL I KNOW IF MY PIERCING IS INFECTED?
A:: If you see redness and feel tenderness you MAY be the start of an infection. If you follow the instructions given to you by LaLobe and just follow our simple, time proven Instructions and you should be just fine.
Q:: WHY DO MY PIERCINGS LOOKS TOO HIGH AND TOO CLOSE TO MY FACE?
A:: With our more than 50 years of experience, the LaLobe team has found that the holes move down and out as we age. So you can trust a LaLobe team member to place the holes in the prefect spot, according to age of the person being pierced.
Q:: HOW LONG TILL I CAN TAKE A SHOWER OR GO SWIMMING?
A:: You can shower after a couple of hours after being pierced. We suggest waiting 3-5 days to go swimming in a chlorinated pool or keeping your head above water and cleaning with the solution Immediately after swimming.
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