There are so many different type of Nose/Nostril piercings that are available to you. Here are some of the type of piercings done on the nose. Most common nose jewelry that are used for the nose piercings are nose hoops, nose screws, nose bones, captive bead rings, curved barbells, horseshoes, and straight barbells.
Nostril piercings penetrate the soft cartilage that surrounds the outside of the nasal passage, and also the most basic and common type of nostril piercings.
High Nostril piercings are the same as the regular nostril piercings, but are pierced higher, and can be very difficult, and is not your typical type of nose piercings, should consult with a piercer before.
Septum piercings are named after the part of the nose where they’re located. Your septum is a thin wall of cartilage that runs down the center of your nose, separating your right and left nostrils. They are pierced through what a professional piercer would call it the “Sweet spot”, right below the cartilage area, which is basically the skin.
The vertical nose tip piercing, often though to be one of the most painful types of nose piercing, starts in the cartilage in between the nostrils and travels upwards, coming out at the tip of the nose.
The bridge piercing, as seen on the types of nose piercing jewelry chart, is one of the most difficult nose piercing types to successfully achieve. Once again, the bone and cartilage is not pierced. This is actually a surface piercing which makes it susceptible to migration. Migration is when the body rejects the piercing, pushing it to the surface. Basically, the body heals the piercing away.
The nasallang piercing, sometimes called the 3 in 1 industrial of the nose, is a difficult nose piercing that you should only have an experienced professional piercer perform. It is 3 piercings in one. The right and left nostril are pierced as well as the septum.
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