The popularity of body piercing has been rowing for few decades and the Western world
and its social groups have accepted almost all piercing types. In recent times
there are several piercings that have become a fashion statement and nose piercing
is from this kind.
Nose piercing is said to originated 4000 years ago in the Middle Eastern countries and then spread to other Asian and African countries. The most common type of nose piercing is piercing of the nostril, but bridge and septum piercings are also widespread nowadays.
Most teens choose nose piercing for various reasons. It looks really cool and is always in the sight. And itís important for parents to realize that if their child would want to get nose piercing and they wouldnít allow it, the teen may rebel and do the piercing by unprofessional who wouldnít ask about the age proof and take little money. Here is some useful information about nose piercing procedure and aftercare.
Nose piercing is done with sterile piercing needle that is thrown after the use. But before puncturing, the piercer marks the spot to be pierced and you should approve the placement. Recommended starter jewelry for nose piercing is a ring. With a ring the piercing breathes. But a nose stud can be also worn. The gauge size should be discussed with the piercer. One of the most important sides of choosing starter jewelry is the choice of material. Wearing nose jewelry from the wrong material you may cause infection. Most people feel great wearing titanium nose rings during healing as this material is lightweight, hypoallergenic and rarely cause allergies or irritation. Surgical stainless steel is for people with not sensitive skin. Gold nose hoops and pins are better for completely healed piercings as well as sterling silver nose pins.
You should take goof aftercare of your nose piercing during healing period that usually lasts 8-10 weeks. If you follow all recommendations and regularly make sure the piercing heals right, youíll be able to enjoy healthy and attractive nose piercing for a long time. Wash your hands before you clean the piercing by soaking it with saline solution. You can buy ready product or make it yourself. Take 1/4 glass of warm water and 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt. You dip the cotton ball into the solution and hold it over the piercing, when the water becomes cold you repeat the process. Your nose piercing shouldnít come I contact with any kinds of beauty products- no cleansers, no make-up, no perfume, no san tan lotions, no hair spray close to the new nose piercing.
You should wait until the nose piercing is completely healed inside and outside and only then you may change the jewelry. If you do it earlier, you may cause infection or even trauma of piercing and the healing process will take much longer.
Take care of your nose piercing and enjoy its beauty and health.