Elayne Angel has been an innovator and advocate of safe piercing for more than thirty years. She is a contributing writer for PAIN Magazine, and performs online consultations for anyone with piercing problems or questions. Angel is a proud member of the Association of Professional Piercers and has been honored with their President's Lifetime Achievement Award. She lives in Merida, Mexico.
"No one is more qualified to write this book than Elayne Angel.
With more than three decades of professional experience to her
credit, no one knows the subject better."-Jim Ward, founder of
Gauntlet, the world's first body piercing studio
"This is an exciting book for a field that has exploded in the last two decades. National industry standards are needed, and Elayne provides important data."-Myrna L. Armstrong, RN, EdD