Yes! That’s one of the best things about this piercing– it can be flipped up while healing. If you need to we suggest starting with either a circular barbell or a retainer.
Also to know is, why can’t I flip up my septum?
Although it’s okay to flip the jewelry up or down occasionally, you should avoid doing this as much as possible. It’s the same as twisting and will irritate your new septum piercing. You may want to just leave the jewelry flipped up for most of the healing period if you are concerned about it being seen..
In this manner, what size septum can you flip up?
you want a 14g 3/8 ring. i had my septum at 6g and still flipped it up. 14g is definitely not too big; I would never be pierced with a 16g or smaller anywhere. Mine was pierced at 10g and I could flip my ring up no problem when first pierced.
Are septum piercings trashy?
Septum piercings just look kinda tacky and stupid on most people. I’ve only seen a few people who can pull it off and look good with one. … It does seem to be a popular piercing for those who want to be different so badly but then ending up looking the same as everyone else.
If you use the tips of your pinkies to press on the inside of each nostril next to the tip of your nose, your sweet spot (if you have one) will be there. If you don’t have one, you would have to pierce the actual cartilage to get a septum piercing.
How to do a sea salt soak
- Pour 1 cup of warm water into a cup or bowl. Use distilled or bottled water.
- Add 1/8 to 1/4 of a teaspoon of the sea salt, and allow it to dissolve. …
- Dip squares of clean gauze or dressing into the sea salt solution and allow them to saturate.
- Apply them to your piercing.
A septum piercing does most of its healing in 2 or 3 months, though it can take as long as 6 to 8 months to heal completely for some people.
Septum piercings can be painful, especially if the septum deviates. It feels like a strong pinch/prick/sting. A septum piercing is a piercing that goes through the nasal septum. The nasal septum is the partition that divides the nose into two nasal cavities or nostrils.
If you get pierced with a traditional circular barbell (aka horseshoe) you can flip it up the same day and it shouldn’t be visible. It’s typically okay to flip a fresh septum piercing up and down 2–3 times a day even from day one, so you don’t have to keep it up 24/7 for any period of time.
Nope. They’re gonna find out. They’ve looked at you for the past…well, over a decade at the least. They know your every facial feature, your slight fluctuations in facial muscles when trying to hide a white lie, and they will undoubtedly see a septum piercing.
A septum ring is measured using the inner diameter, but unlike a nose hoop, the inner diameter is usually measured in a straight vertical line inside the jewelry.
The inner diameter for a septum hoop is measured vertically. To find out the smallest inner diameter that you can wear measure in a straight line down from your septum piercing to the bottom of your nose. The measurement you get will give you a snug fitting piece of jewelry (remember to always round up not down).
Looks high but it could be your nose though like the place you pierce it is just higher than normal.. You can get bigger jewelry if you want it to come down farther. as long as it’s not in the cartilage, it’s not a problem. You may wish to try a tear drop captive once you’re healed to increase the “lower” look.