Body Piercing is an art that can enhance the look of human body. But, over piercing may look ugly sometimes. There are different forms of body piercing namely-

  • Navel piercing/Bellybutton Piercing
  • Ear piercing
    – Daith Piercing
    – Conch Piercing
    – Industrial Piercing
    – Tragus Piercing
  • Tongue Piercing
  • Nose piercing
    – Septum Piercing
    – Medusa Piercing
  • Nipple piercing
  • Lip piercing
    – Labret Piercing
  • Eyebrow piercing
  • Nave piercing
  • Dimple Piercing
  • Monroe Piercing
  • Frenillo Piercing
  • Hip Piercing

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These are some of the major types of body piercing that have been discussed one by one in this article.

Navel Piercing / Bellybutton Piercing

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Navel piercing is an ancient form of piercing used by the Egyptian royal family members. The navel piercing emerged and gone popular in the 90’s of last century. Some get it done for look, while some get it done to show to special persons. Different types of navel piercing are:

  • ‘Innie’ is the widely accepted form of navel piercing. It is performed just above on the navel plug.
  • ‘Outie’ is another form of navel piercing that is performed on left side of belly button. The risk of getting out blood is higher in it.

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  • ‘Upper Rim’ is a standard navel piercing form performed on top of navel ring.
  • ‘Lower Rim’ is performed at the bottom of belly button ring.

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Ear Piercing

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Ear piercing had been popular from ancient times and till now ear piercing very popular. Women generally get their ears pierced with too many holes to enhance their look. Even men get their one ear pierced at different locations. Ear piercing is always in fashion, though the styles of ear-ring may change with time. Here are some tips to be followed for safe ear piercing.

  • See to it that the person doing ear piercing follows hygienic practices to do so.
  • The equipments used must be clean and sterilized.
  • Proper sterile and disposable needles must be used to pierce the ear.

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Some signs of infections after ear piercing may be noticed as-

  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Warmth
  • Bad odor
  • Itching
  • Skin rashes on pierced area

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1. Daith Piercing!

A daith piercing is the most effective “cure” remedy for people suffering from migraine. It’s done through the ear’s innermost cartilage fold. Well! The theory of daith piercings helping to alleviate migraine is based on the idea of targeting a specific pressure point and replicating the principle of acupuncture resulting in positive outcome.

2. Conch Piercing!

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This is among popular types of body piercing ideas which is done on the cartilage of ear, but in a quite simpler way. Basically, there are two types of conch piercings – Inner and Outer. Inner conch piercing is done successfully at the center of the cartilage while on the other hand; outer conch is done on the flat surface of the ear. And, no need to worry at all as conch piercing bleeds little, but your piercing artist will take care of it.

3. Industrial Piercing!

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If you have thought of getting Industrial piercing, then you may have some questions? Such as – what are the benefits, what’s the exact location to get it done, from where can you get an industrial piercing done? It’s but obvious, but don’t panic – this type of piercing is popular among both guys and gals. It is also known by the name of scaffold piercing under which two or more piercings of the ear cartilage are connected by a long barbell.

4. Tragus Piercing!

Interestingly, tragus piercing requires some extra pressure from the piercer as the sign of tragus is thick and hard to achieve. If you’re extremely fashion conscious and willing to try exciting things to maintain a classy look that is unique from others, the triangle shaped tragus just in front of the ear canal or right above the lobe is the right option to choose.

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