Infection control products and practices
Sterilization and equipment maintenance-STATIM autoclave work practices-HYDRIM automatic instrument washer work practices
Jewelry safety standards -Quality materials and design-Finishing and customizing jewelry--Anodizing, passivating and coloring titanium and niobium-Appropriate form, size and placement for new piercings
Precision modern body piercing techniques-Safe piercing procedure without clamps [freehand]-Large gauge initial piercing methods-Science and experience based aftercare
Brian W Skellie
Owner & Piercer
Brian founded Piercing Experience in 1992 as a piercer inspired to research and evolve safe body modification and share the results with the community. He is a frequent Association of Professional Piercers contributor ever since the first conference, an active business member since 1996, an educator who has presented many seminars and workshops at conferences all over the world. Former Editor of The Point Journal, former Chair of the Media Committee, International Liaison, Medical Liaison and President, now serving as CIO and Vice President in his fifth term on the board of directors.
Brian celebrates over 30 years of sharing his body art expertise with his clients, colleagues and friends. He specializes in body piercing, safety standards, STATIM autoclaves and HYDRIM automated instrument washers, and is an authorized dealer for the SciCan family of products. He offers expert consultation and training for streamlined workflow for Body Art Professionals. As a long time member of ASTM International and the APP, he develops, interprets and publishes evidence based standards for continual improvement in the field of Body Arts.