Can you get pierced with a hoop?
It is possible to get pierced with a ring in your cartilage or nose straight away so the answer is yes, we can pierce you with a ring! Other popular areas to have pierced with rings are the helix, nipple, conch, lip, eyebrow and navel/belly. You may have heard that you should not pierce with rings.
Why you shouldn’t Pierce with a hoop?
Should you pierce with a hoop, no. Since it turns and is bigger you risk trauma with it turning, getting bumped more, getting pulled, etc all of which pull debris in, cause tearing, swelling, potential infection, and delay healing.
You can choose either a stud or a hoop as your initial jewelry, but the hoop will cause the piercing to heal with a slight curve, so it’s recommended that you start with a nose stud. You can always switch to a hoop later.
Does a stud or hoop heal better?
A stud is probably better than a hoop or ring during the initial healing process, so I would stick with that for faster healing.
How can I numb my skin for a piercing?
Rubbing alcohol is a solution used to numb an area before piercing, and also helps in cleaning and sterilizing the skin and needles before piercing. Rubbing alcohol can be found at a local medical store and can be applied by pouring the solution onto a cotton ball and covering the area of skin going to be pierced.
What is the strongest numbing cream?
What is the strongest skin numbing cream? The strongest numbing cream that is used by dermatologists is a triple anesthetic cream. The most common formulation is a combination of benzocaine 20%, lidocaine 6%, and tetracaine 4%, which is also called BLT cream.
How do you heal a piercing hole?
As your piercing is closing, if you’re concerned about scarring, you can use topical treatments to help minimize the appearance of those potential scars. Mederma, a scar treatment that’s made from onion skin extract, has been proven effective in studies, and it should be applied to the area once per day.
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