Lou is in the studio Friday through Tuessday. Book an appointment!
Lou Quino is the newest addition to the team at Piercing Experience! He comes from the great state of New Jersey where he got his career started in 2001. After spending 12 years honing his skills, he set off on the road to do guest spots throughout the US at some of the most progressive studios in the country.
Before landing in Atlanta, Lou worked for a short period of time at Rockstar Body Piercing in Providence, RI.
Since the beginning of his career, Lou has had the opportunity to work with high end jewelry. Over the years, he has used this experience to refine his aesthetic eye and has helped clients all over the country find the perfect piece of jewelry for them.
Lou has been an APP member since 2008 and is a volunteer on the outreach committee. He enjoys working at tattoo and health organization conventions helping to spread the safe piercing message.
On his days off, you can find Lou exploring his new surroundings or at his local gym. He loves karaoke so come in and request a song for him to sing!
Christina is available for piercings Wednesday through Saturday. On Friday and Saturday she is available by appointment only.
I became interested in piercing as a means of adornment and differentiation, and as a rite of passage for myself. As I became more involved in the profession, I realized the potential to involve my interest in science, engineering, materials science, and art, and to have a vocation that represented many facets of my personality.
Piercing Experience was founded by Brian Skellie in 1992. He opened the first shop dedicated to body piercing in the Atlanta area early in the resurgence of popularity in body piercing. After several years in Little 5 Points, Piercing Experience moved to its current location in Candler Park in 1995. This provided a calmer, more comfortable atmosphere for clients.
The shop has continued its mission of providing the safest, gentlest piercings. During 2004, Brian began to travel frequently and take a less active role in the daily operation of the studio. Christina Blossey, after working in many capacities in the studio beginning in late 2001/early 2002, began managing the shop. As Brian's travels became a permanent move away from Atlanta, Christina took over as owner in 2008.
Our Commitment: Safe, Simple, Gentle
Our commitment to your experience has three parts. Safe means that we are constantly researching and updating our methods to ensure we are doing all we can to ensure your health and safety. Simple means that everything we do, both during the piercing procedure and recommend as aftercare, is a necessary step. Gentle means that we will be conscious of your experience and do whatever we can to make it easier.
The symbol in our logo is based on the rod of Asclepius, which you can read more about on Wikipedia. This symbol of healing is often used by medical associations and companies such as ambulance companies. Brian decided to use it as the basis for the logo as a symbol of the dedication of Piercing Experience to your health, safety, and healing.