There are so many types of piercing nowadays that it's almost impossible to make
the choice. Some piercings have already become so popular that the interest to
them is falling. But people don't stop inventing new piercing types and the latest
fashion statement is surface piercing. It's for risky persons who want to share
out of crowd and get unusual piercing to surprise everyone.
Surface piercings are becoming more and more popular these days and though they are risky and require special aftercare many youngsters and no only go in for it. Wrist piercing is done through the surface of the wrist. This piercing type has increased rate of migration and rejection but looks great if it heals healthy.
Wrist piercing procedure differs from other piercing types a bit. First of all, you should remove the hair from the skin at the place where you are going to have the punctures. Your piercer will clean the area with disinfectant. He/she will mark the spots on each side of the clamped skin and they should be marked equally on each side. Then the piercer will puncture the skin with a sterile piercing needle and insert the jewelry in it. Then disinfection again ad covering with a bandage to prevent the contact with water and germs.
To minimize the risks of infection you should choose special type of jewelry. It may be PTFE barbells or titanium piercing jewelry. PTFE is flexible material recommended for surface piercings as well as titanium that doesn't irritate the skin.
You'll need to take the bandage out in a couple of weeks and it doesn't mean the piercing is already healed. During healing period you should keep the piercing clean and dry. The hygiene with wrist piercing is very important. Use high quality antiseptic soap to clean the area twice a day or more often. You should also soak the piercing in sea salt solution for about 4 minutes daily. Warm sea salt water speeds up the healing process.
If you are going to get wrist piercing, you should find trusted piercing shop and make sure the pierce is the professional. Ask him/her all questions you have in your mind and make the right decision. If your lifestyle is closely connected with swimming, this type of piercing is probably not for you. If you got wrist piercing, follow all the recommendations and instructions carefully to keep the piercing and your wrist healthy and good-looking.
The choice of piercing jewelry is unbelievable nowadays and after the piercing is completely healed, you may choose almost anything you like to decorate it.