Piercing and body art have become popular and accepted in today’s world, so much so that there are no eyebrows raised when you sport one. As a matter of fact even the most conservative of people have started sporting one, simply as a means of expressing their own form of rebellion. Today we will talk about Eyebrow piercing. As we all know that there are many kinds of piercings on the face like the cheek, the tongue, the chin and more. Since eyebrow piercing ranks as one of the safest and this also makes it one of the most commonly seen one.
You will find that eyebrow piercing can be done in a vertical fashion or in the horizontal fashion. Out of these two options, you will find that the vertical eyebrow piercing is the most commonly seen. The number of times the eyebrow is pierced may vary. Some people are happy with just one piercing and some may go up to 10 of them. People also do this piercing at a slight angle to give it a different look.
The jewelry that is most used for eyebrow piercing is that of eyebrow rings, curved barbells and also hoops. People are cautioned to use good quality jewelry to ensure that the risk of infections or any other resultant problems can be avoided. It is always best to keep away from the cheaper and often riskier pieces of jewelry on such sensitive areas.
Taking care of your Eyebrow Piercing:
The eyebrow piercing can take as much as six weeks or even longer to heal completely. Some people may even take longer than this to heal completely. Another thing that you have to remember is that in case you remove the jewelry from the piercing for a while, it is likely to get closed within a few days. This is why you should pay proper attention to hygiene in the areas near the eyebrow piercing and take good care of it. To do this you have to follow simple and very general rules of cleanliness.
Cleanliness: The first thing to do is keep your skin really clean. Ensure that your hands are really clean when you touch the area or handle the jewelry in the piercing. Most importantly do ensure that the jewelry is kept immaculately clean. Do make sure that you approach a properly qualified person to undertake the eyebrow piercing in the first place. Ensure that he/she follows all cleanliness and hygiene procedures while doing the eyebrow piercing. This way you will be able to avoid problems like scarring, infections and possible damage to nerves.
Know how to do it right: The thing is that getting your eyebrows pierced is indeed a cool thing to do. But it looks cool when you get it right. Which means getting right and making sure that you do not go overboard. Make sure that you do not over do it otherwise you will become the target of finger pointing and comments. While some may claim that that is the point of getting your eyebrows pierced, you will find that being stared at as if you are a freak can really irritate you in the long run.
Plus you are bound to move on and even be part of a very conservative job or living situation as you grow and having too many freakish looking eyebrow piercing may be a hindrance to your growth.
Over and above everything you need to consider how it will feel on your face and the efforts you have to put in to take care of it. Do your research; think it through in terms of the present and the future, pick out the jewelry you want for the piercing, before getting your eyebrows pierced.