h2>Or not to pierce?
Every couple of months, it seems like a new piercings get discovered and suddenly hoops, loops, and studs are spreading their wings and landing on one’s ears, nose, or wherever they choose. Let’s talk benefits and negatives here, with some cool different variations. Not everyone is Team Piercing, and that’s perfectly normal. For the rest, whether you’re looking to experiment,
or already have a few, we’re diving into detail. First things first, a piercing is not a tattoo, so if you get sick of it and decide you’re over it, done. It can be removed at any time.
Septum piercings have been in the spotlight for quite some time now. One of the benefits here is that if you remove the piercing, there’s no visible hole left to heal. With traditional nose piercings, removing them can often leave a scar or hole–so it’s not as easy to hide the evidence. But then, there’s Daria…
Stacking up on ear piercings has also been getting its fair share of attention as of recent, and for good reason. Whether you pile on some diamond (or faux!) hoops around the ear, or have one hoop in the midsection of your ear, it adds a nice touch. It’s a fun way to show your edgy without overdoing it. And you can keep it subtle with a stud, or opt for more visible options if you choose.
Negatives and positives? it depends on the individual and your style. If you’re considering getting a piercing, you can always start out with a faux-piercing to get a good idea of what it will look like before you go for the needle. Some people may abstain because of a corporate career environment or worry about long-term scarring. Nothing heals over night, but if you’re in the mood for a little revamp, why not?
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By Alexis Bendjouia