Body piercing helps us look attractive and stylish. Among available body piercing
types we may choose almost everything we want. Any part of the body can be pierced
in this or that way. Some piercing types are more popular and some are less, but
the availability of body piercing jewelry and types delight the eye.
Nostril piercing is one of the most popular piercing types nowadays and there are lots of reasons for it. It brings special atmosphere of far counties and has interesting and rich history, it looks elegant and can be easily hidden or replaces with retainer and nobody would see it and itís accepted by society.
Nepal and India are the places associated with nostril piercing. There is a tradition in India to pierce the left nostril of woman to make the childbirth easier. Nostril piercing was brought to Western countries by hippies in 1960ís and this type of piercing started to gain its popularity. Modern women and some men adorn nostril piercing and if you have decided to get it or you are just searching for your type of piercing, here is some useful information about nostril piercing.
Nostril piercing is the piercing of the soft skin surrounding the outside of the nasal passages and the exact place of piercing should be discussed with the piercer and checked beforehand by marking it.
Nostril piercing procedure isnít complicated but it should be done by professional piercer in sterile gloves with sterile piercing needles and at the sterile place. The piercer will use antiseptic solution to clean the nose and then he/she will fit a cork into the nostril not to let the needle to puncture or injure the septum. When the needle pierces the nostril, there may be blood and your eyes may get watery. After the piercer slowly takes the needle out, he/she inserts the chosen jewelry. The cork is removed to give enough space for the bending the wire inside the nose.
During the first few days of healing, the nostril piercing will seem swollen but itís ok. You should touch your new piercing only when you clean it and your hands should be washed with antibacterial soap before you move the jewelry, clean or touch the piercing. 2 or 3 times a day you should clean the piercing to avoid infection. You may use special piercing cleaning and healing solution or non-iodized sea salt water. If you used to apply make-up, donít cover the nostrils during healing period and try to avoid any contacts of the piercing with any chemicals. And wait when the piercing will be completely healed inside and outside before to insert new jewelry.
The choice of jewelry for nostril piercing seems to be endless. Gold nostril studs, sterling silver nose bones, nose hoops, nose screws and nose pins are available in classical designs, with heart and ball ends and whatever. CZ nose studs and diamond nose screws are in great demand. Small hoop rings are also popular. Nose piercing jewelry is probably the most versatile at the jewelry market nowadays and you will definitely find your perfect jewelry for nostril piercing at the affordable price. Enjoy it and donít forget to take care of your piercing and jewelry even after itís completely healed.