How Old Do You Have to Be to Get a Nose Piercing?

While there is no set legal age requirement for most piercings, reputable piercing shops and professionals have guidelines they follow regarding minors. In general, anyone under the age of 18 will need a parent or legal guardian present to consent to getting a nose piercing. The guardian will also need to provide proof of identification for themselves and the minor … Read more

How To Pierce Your Nose With A Sewing Needle

Piercing your own nose at home can be risky if not done properly with the right technique and safety precautions. As a professional body piercer, I do not recommend piercing yourself. However, I understand that some people may want to try DIY piercing for various reasons. If you do attempt it yourself, here is a guide to … Read more

Do Nose Piercings Make Your Nose Look Smaller?

Nose piercings do not make the nose appear larger or smaller. They are meant solely as a form of personal expression and decoration. Choosing a nose piercing to disguise or compliment nose size usually does not achieve the desired effect. A nose piercing draws attention and accentuates the nose, regardless of size or shape. Rather than focusing on nose … Read more

Can You Re-Pierce Your Nose in the Same Hole?

Some piercers believe that repiercing the nose in the exact same location is not possible. However, this is a myth. Scar tissue that forms after removing a piercing is dense but usually only covers the entry and exit points of the piercing. The surrounding tissue remains largely unaffected. It is often possible to repierce the same area … Read more

Can You Get Two Nose Piercings at Once?

Getting multiple piercings at the same time can be tricky to heal, but with proper aftercare, it is possible to get two nose piercings simultaneously. While some piercers may recommend limiting to four new piercings in one sitting, much depends on your body’s healing ability and pain tolerance. Staggering the piercings and waiting a few weeks in between can also … Read more

How to Remove a Nose Piercing with a Flat Back

So you have a nose piercing and are ready to take out the jewelry. The steps to remove a nose piercing with a flat back are quite straightforward, but it is important to be gentle and take your time. Roughly handling the piercing during removal can lead to irritation, swelling, or re-injury of the piercing. … Read more

When Can I Swim After Nose Piercing

Swimming after getting a nose piercing is a common concern for those who enjoy spending time in the water. In this article, we’ll discuss the ideal time to wait before swimming, how to protect your piercing while swimming, and tips for keeping it clean and infection-free. Wait at Least 24 Hours Before Swimming How to … Read more

How to Wash Your Face with a Nose Piercing

Keeping your new nose piercing clean and free from infection is essential for proper healing. In this article, we’ll provide you with a step-by-step guide on how to wash your face with a nose piercing, including advice from professional piercers and those who have successfully healed their piercings. Daily Cleaning and Care Instructions for a … Read more

How to Numb Your Nose for a Piercing

Getting a new piercing can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. The thought of a needle piercing through your skin understandably makes many people anxious. While nose piercings are generally not too painful compared to other piercings, the discomfort and sensation can still be unpleasant for some. Using a numbing product on your nose before your … Read more

How to Fix an Embedded Nose Piercing?

Introduction Nose piercings have become a popular form of self-expression and style. However, an embedded nose piercing can be a painful and frustrating experience. In this article, we will discuss the reasons behind embedding, how to fix an embedded nose piercing, and how to prevent it from happening. By following these guidelines, you can ensure … Read more