Table of Contents What kind of piercings can you get Does it hurt? Why should I get it done Why should I get it done How much does it cost? Prevent infection Time to Heal Cleaning Books About Piercings Sources
What kind of piercings can you get
Does it hurt? Do they Hurt?
Why should I get it done Getting piercing done.
How much does it cost? A body piercing typically costs $20 to $55 for earlobes, ear cartilage or cheek. A body piecing typically costs $30 to $65 for the eyebrow, nose, navel or nipple. A body piercing typically costs $40 to $85 or more for a medusa (a piercing above the lip), the tongue web or the surface of the body, such as at the nape of the neck.
Prevent infection Do NOT use alcohol or Peroxide to clean the area. Rinse the pierced skin after exercising Keep things clean that come in contact with the body part that has been pierced. Wear clean clothing with soft fabric for navel piercings. Don't wear pantyhose, leotards, belts, or tight clothing while a navel piercing is healing. Wear loose fitting clothing Check your jewelry Do NOT use a hot tub or swim in public pools Rinse tongue or lip piercings after every meal or snack Throw out your old toothbrush See your dentist for regular checkups Eat healthy foods.
Time to Heal Ear lobe 6 to 8 weeks Ear cartilage 4 months to 1 year Eyebrow 6 to 8 weeks Nostril 2 to 4 months Nasal septum 6 to 8 months Nasal bridge 8 to 10 weeks Tongue 4 weeks Lip 2 to 3 months Navel 4 months to 1 year
Cleaning Wash your hands Remove any crusty material Gently wash the area Gently rinse Gently dry the area Do steps 1-5 twice a day until the skin heals. Do NOT use antibacterial ointments.
Books About Piercings The Piercing Bible By: Elayne Angle In The Flesh By: Victoria Pitts Piercings By: Ryu Murakami Piercing the Darkness By: Frank E. Peretti Play Piercings By: Deborah Addington