When it comes to piercing, Maria Tash is unparalleled. With decades of experience, we take great care in securing the best and most professional piercers in the world — piercers who have extensive and rigorous training, a passion for design, and a commitment to delivering a comfortable bedside manner.

We encourage you to schedule a virtual piercing consultation with a head piercer or visit one of our global locations to learn about piercing for your specific anatomy or ask questions about healing, sizing, or aftercare.


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Aftercare & Downsizing

The Maria Tash experience doesn’t end after you leave the store. We’re obsessed with ensuring your piercing is perfect which means we’ll reach out to ensure you’re healing appropriately. We offer free downsizing of posts to ensure the angle is maintained and your piercing has the perfect fit. We provide this service free of charge.

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Health & Safety

We take piercing very seriously and safety is second nature. Hygiene is our top priority. We use sterile one-time use needles and nitrile gloves, alongside a thorough sterilization process with a top-of-the-line autoclave to clean the jewelry. Part of our piercing experience also includes detailed aftercare instructions so you will quickly and completely heal your new look.

piercing glossary

1. Lobe - The lobe refers to the soft lower section of the ear. Many combinations of lobe piercings are possible for a unique look.

2. Antitragus - The antitragus is the triangular flap of ear that sits above the lobe, opposite of the tragus.

3. Conch - The conch sits on the middle part of the inside ear. Rings extends across both the inner and outer ear. Alternatively, studs can be framed by the plane of the conch.

4. Contraconch - A new style of piercing, the contraconch perches on the convex part of the ear between the conch and the helix.

5. Helix - This type of piercing is located along the inside ridge of the upper ear. On either side of the helix sits the forward helix and the lobe.

6. Tash Rook - Next to the rook, the Tash rook can be any part of the flat plane of the upper ear above the contraconch. This area is perfect for studs.

7. Forward Helix - The forward helix is the frontal part of the ear that follows the helix. This is the flap of skin that helps connect the ear to the head.

8. Rook - The rook piercing is a vertical piercing through the ridge in the inner ear closest to the head. Rings adn curved barbells are ideal for this area.

9. Daith - Between the tragus and rook, this subtle piercing is the perfect place to showcase a ring.

10. Tragus -The tragus is the flap of skin that sits in front of the ear canal. Due to this location jewelry in the tragus can be seen when viewing the face straight-on.