Piercing Policies

Each curated piercing appointment allows enough time for check-in, jewelry selection, piercing services, and a review of after-care.  If you are more than 10 minutes late, your appointment may not be accommodated and you may be charged the the service fee. 

In-Studio Piercing services are offered by appointment and piercing service fees are charged at the time of your scheduled appointment.  

Book your appointment here, or visit the Appointment link on the main menu of my website. ** No deposits are collected in advance however, you will be charged the disclosed service fee if you cancel your appointment less than 24 hours in advance, or if you are late / do not show up for your selected appointment time.  

** Once you make your appointment, you will receive an email asking you to submit your Waiver / Release / Consent to Procedure form. Please submit your Waiver Form in advance of your appointment, so appointment time can be allocated to check-in, selection and your service.  Please check your spam folder.  

If you are unable to locate the confirmation email with Waiver request, you can access the online Waiver Forms here.  Please submit waivers in advance of your appointment!  

Piercing Procedure Waiver / Release & Consent 

Non-Piercing Procedure Waiver / Release & Consent 


Age Restrictions by Piercing 

Please note that Peterson MADE has age requirements by piercing, and requires the signed Waiver / Release / Consent to Procedure for both Adults & Minors, along with valid proof of identification.  Also note that all piercings are anatomy dependent.  

Lobes  5 yrs+

Helix  14 yrs+

Conch  14 yrs+

Nostril  14 yrs+

Flat     15 yrs+

Tragus  15 yrs+  

Rook   16 yrs+   *only available at W. Charles Studio 

Daith  16 yrs+   *only available at W. Charles Studio 

Forward Helix  14 yrs+  *not currently offering

Anti Tragus 16 yrs+   *not currently offering

Proof of Identification & Minor Policy 

Parent(s) or Court-Appointed Legal Guardian(s) must sign for any participating minor (those under 18 years of age) and agree that they and the minor are subject to all the terms of the Waiver / Release / Consent form. 


Failure to bring physical copies of the required identification / documents to your appointment will result in cancellation of your appointment, and your service fee will be charged to your card on file. 

If you are 18 years or older:you must have a state or federally issued photo ID, such as a drivers license, passport, military ID, or an ID issued by the DMV.

Minors 5 years – 17 years: acceptable identification includes a passport, a state issued drivers license, or a birth certificate   

A minor MUST have a Parent or Legal Guardian present at all times during the procedure. 

Note that parents / minors must have matching last names or addresses that match [on the IDs].

Legal Guardians must have a court order or letter of guardianship signed by a judge. matching documentation. 


Acceptable documentation: 

Adults (18 years +) : A state or federally issued photo ID, such as a drivers license, passport, military ID, or an ID issued by the DMV.

Minors ( 5 years – 17 years): birth certificate OR a passport, or state issued drivers license

Legal Guardians: Photo ID & a court order or letter of guardianship signed by a judge.  


Pre-Care Recommendations 

* Eat a nutritious snack at least 2 hours before your piercing. 

* Do not drink caffeine the morning of piercing

* Do not drink alcohol at least 24 hours before piercing

* Drink plenty of water and get a good nights rest the night before

All piercing services are performed with a sterile single-use piercing needle; piercing needles are sharp and hollow, allowing for the safest, more gentle and artful piercing experience; all piercing tools are single-use disposable, and/or sterilized in an autoclave. 

No guns or push-style devices are ever used at Peterson MADE.  We are professionally trained and certified, with experience gained at one of the top piercing schools in the USA, along with additional apprentice training with top educators and active professional studio piercers in Arizona, Utah, and New Hampshire. 

Peterson MADE offers a range of high quality implant grade and nickel-free 14k solid gold jewelry and all piercing tools are single-use disposable, or autoclaved / sterilized.   Please see our range of Piercing Jewelry here.  


After Care Recommendations 

 Piercing After Care. Peterson MADE