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FAQs

Does Koi take appointments or just walk-ins?

We take both, you can schedule an appointment here.

We take walk-ins from 12:30PM-8:00PM Monday thru Saturday and 1PM-5PM on Sundays. We can never tell what wait time will be any given day, so you can call the shop to see what the average wait time for the day is.

Is there a wheelchair accessible entrance?

Yes, please call in to let staff know of your arrival so we can open that door for you.

Do you accept credit cards?

Yes! We accept all major debit/credit cards and cash.

Is there a public restroom?

Yes!

Do you sell synthetic diamonds here?

We carry both VS1 grade diamonds as well as colored swarvoski crystals. If you are looking for a specific stone/color/material we would be happy to speak with you about special orders.

Do you pierce the daith for migraines?

Currently there is no compelling evidence to support or dismiss claims of aid for any health conditions by getting your daith pierced. Although, that doesn’t stop anyone from getting their daith pierced, all we can offer you is a well done and attractive piercing.

What are the age restrictions and requirements?

We think getting a piercing should be a fun and enjoyable experience. We also believe it is essential we take some necessary precautions to protect you, our clients.

If some of our policies seem a little “strict” or don’t make sense, give us a call, or better yet, stop into the studio. We can give you more detailed information if you like.

Ultimately, these policies are in place to keep everyone safe and happy. In addition to our own studio policies, Koi Piercing follows all guidelines, and meets or exceeds all standards, set by the Utah Health Department.

If you are under the age of 18 we will not perform Nipple and/or genital piercings on any minor. NO exceptions

We do most piercings on minors as long as there is a legal parent or guardian present with the correct documentation.

If the minor is 15 or younger; We will need a legal parent/guardian present with a government issued photo ID and the minor’s birth certificate. **Please note that the adult signing for the minor must have their name on any document provided to prove guardianship.**

If the minor is 16-17 years old; We will need a legal parent/guardian present with a government issued photo ID, a photo ID for the minor, and the minor’s birth certificate. **Please note that the adult signing for the minor must have their name listed on any document provided to prove guardianship**

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Do you use piercing guns or needles?

There are several reasons why we do not use ear-piercing guns for any type of piercing.

First: there is no way to sterilize piercing guns. Most guns are made of plastic and will melt under the extreme heat and pressure of an autoclave. Chemical sterilization has not been proven to kill all bloodborne pathogens; this is extremely dangerous since fluid micro-spray (microscopic particles of tissue, blood and other body fluids) might be present on the gun after a piercing.

Second: guns are considerably more painful than a piercing needle because guns use the blunt end of the jewelry to do the piercing – actually tearing the skin, traumatizing the area, and complicating the healing.

Third: since both the instrument and the jewelry were designed for earlobes, they are not compatible with other areas of the body, increasing the risk of infection and further complicating the healing process.

Fourth: standard piercing gun studs are usually made of low-quality metal that can cause additional complications.

Lastly: the jewelry is poorly designed in that the backing traps and collects waste, hair and debris, holding it against or close to the piercing. This is far from an ideal healing environment.

Can I bring in my own jewelry?

The short answer? Probably not. Every piece of jewelry that comes in to our store is carefully cleaned and autoclaved, to ensure each piercing experience is as sterile as possible and done with the highest quality that the industry has available. Without knowing where your jewelry came from, what it is made of, etc. there is no way to know that it is a safe piece to take on healing a fresh piercing. Don’t fear – although we cannot pierce you with your own jewelry, with such a wide selection available for initial piercings, you’re sure to find something that you love that is not only the highest quality, but is tailor fit for your body.

Do piercers expect tips? If so, how much?

Anytime you are provided a service by someone (think tipping your hairdresser for a great haircut, or your waiter or waitress for a positive experience at a restaurant) tips are always appreciated. There is no “standard” amount, and it doesn’t always need to be money. We like cookies too. A LOT.

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