Lovely Pain Piercing, LLC opened with a ribbon-cutting recently at 41 South Main Street in Philippi. 

Owner Amanda Austin graduated from high school in 2013 and is certified by the state of West Virginia with 1 ½ years of training.  “I love what I do”, she says.

Austin, who may be called at (304) 614-1282 or E-mailed at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. has worked as a Certified Nurse Assistant, in customer service and in food service.  She is open Monday through Wednesday from 5:00 to 10:00 p.m., Friday from 5:00 pm. to 9:30 p.m. and on Saturday from noon to 10:00 p.m.  She is closed on Thursdays.  Austin offers body piercings with “passion, talent, persistence and sacrifice.  I value and appreciate my clients”, she says.

Pictured from left for the ribbon-cutting were Clint Newman, Phil Bowers, Amber Higgins, Jodie Metheny with Rosalee Austin, Kelley Wegman, owner Amanda Austin, Thomas, Juliette, Laurie and Harlan Austin, Traci Malcom-Rexrode, Amy Mick and son, and Tammy Stemple.