10 Feb 5 Things to Know Before Getting Your Nose Pierced
The trend of nose piercing is back. There was a time when women considered nose piercing a thing of yesterday. But now, the piercing trend is worn just like fashion apparel. But piercing is not as easy-to-go as it seems. You need to take proper care of the piercing till it is properly healed. If you have any doubt related to the piercing, ask your piercer without any hesitation. Before going to the piercing parlor, you should do your homework well.
1. IT MIGHT OR IT MIGHT NOT HURT
The pain depends totally on your pain threshold. For some, nose piercing can be painful while for some it feels just like a pinch. But it is certainly not unbearable. Though, it can hurt after the piercing is done.
2. CHOOSE THE NOSE PIN BEFOREHAND
Nowadays many types of fashionable rings are available in the market. But the foremost thing is, you should know which metal will suit your skin the best. Most people prefer silver for the initial days as silver is cold in nature. Don’t wear artificial nose pins at all, it might cause infections.
3. TALK TO ANYONE AND EVERYONE WITH A NOSE PIERCING
Call up your local piercing shops and check on prices and availability. Don’t be afraid to ask questions. Talk to your friends or really anyone you know about where and when they got it done. Talking with others makes you feel way more confident in the decision, and even makes the trip to the piercing shop less intimidating.
4. CLEAN THAT NOSE PIERCING CONSTANTLY
Your piercer will go over the cleaning process with you thoroughly. You’ll need to buy multiple cleaning products, like sea salt sprays. Or you can always add bags of sea salt to purified water on your own terms. To clean with sea salt water, you’ll need Q-tips that allow for a closer clean. You’ll want to clean it at least twice a day until it looks and feels completely healed. If you feel unsure about something, ask questions.
5. GIVE IT TIME TO HEAL
The healing process takes two to three months, depending on your own healing rate. During this time, you cannot change the piercing. The possibility of getting an infection increases substantially if you do. Plus if it’s not completely healed it will feel really, really painful. If you can’t see for yourself, or it surpasses three months without being healed, go back to your piercer. That way, they can figure out the best route for your healing. Some people get nervous to change the jewelry themselves, so buy new jewelry at the shop and the piercer will change it out for you.