A septum piercing involves making an incision in the nasal septum, which is the cartilaginous wall that divides the two nostrils. The piercing is usually made very close to the tip of the septum. More »

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A dermal or micro-dermal piercing is a piercing made into any flat area of the body, with an anchor placed under the skin that various decorative attachments can be put into. This type of piercing is done to replicate th... More »

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A labret piercing is a horizontal piercing through the skin below the lower lip. Depending on the location of the piercing and personal preference, the piercing may feature a ring, stud or curved barbell. More »

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An anti-tragus piercing involves perforating the cartilage on the outside of the ear, slightly further up from the ear lobe, to insert jewelry. It is called an anti-tragus because the piercing itself is located opposite ... More »

To give yourself a body piercing, sanitize a needle, and then push the needle through the area you wish to pierce in a fast and fluid motion. Once the needle is halfway through, place one end of the jewelry of choice in ... More »

Surface piercing is when a flat area of skin is pierced as opposed to an area of skin that is convex, is concave or can be pierced through completely, like the ears or nostrils. Unlike a standard piercing that goes direc... More »

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According to Statistic Brain, as of 2014, 83 percent of Americans have their earlobes pierced, but only 14 percent of Americans have a piercing somewhere other than the earlobe. Because 72 percent of those with any body ... More »