Can I flip it up while healing? Yes! That’s one of the best things about this piercing– it can be flipped up while healing. … Remember to always wash your hands and piercing well before and after flipping it up, and don’t sleep with it flipped (unless you are wearing a retainer).
Similarly, what can you not do after a septum piercing?
Proper aftercare also includes being careful with your new piercing. Be careful not to wear any clothing that could snag on your septum ring so as not to pull at and irritate it. Also, avoid playing with it or touching it in general, as it could cause it to take longer to heal.
Regarding this, can I wash my face after septum piercing?
Yes. You can wash your face even after getting a new nose piercing. You can wash your face as you ordinarily would, but you need to avoid the nose area. Whatever you do, don’t cleanse around it.
What happens if I move my septum piercing too early?
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.
How long does it take for a septum piercing to stop hurting?
Other than the first initial days—during which your septum piercing will probably feel a little tender—you shouldn’t expect any major pain or discomfort during the healing process (which, BTW, can take anywhere from six weeks to three months).
Do septum piercings get infected easily?
Can septum piercings get infected? Of course, washing and soaking your septum piercing helps to both prevent infection and promote healing, which is fairly obvious. But one interesting thing about septum piercings specifically is that they’re less prone to infection because of their unique location.
How do you shower with a new septum piercing?
Cleaning your new septum piercing in the shower is a great way to include your daily cleanings into your regular routine. Bring your saline solution, sea salt solution, or gentle soap into the shower with you. Avoid allowing any other face washes, shampoos, or body washes from entering the wound.
How do I know if my septum is healed?
It depends on who you ask, but the general rule of thumb is to wait until:
- it’s no longer tender.
- the minimum healing time has passed, usually at least 2 to 3 months.
- it’s no longer weepy or crusty.
Is it normal for septum piercing to move?
No, you should try to avoid touching it as much as possible until it heals. Moving it around can tear the fistula and make the piercing take longer to heal and can possibly lead to an infection.
Can I put Vaseline on my septum piercing?
Don’t Apply Creams, Oils, Balms, or Ointments to Your Septum Piercing. These things can clog your healing fistula (piercing hole), potentially trapping in bacteria and triggering an infection.
How do you sleep with a new septum piercing?
The short answer on how to sleep with a new piercing comfortably and painlessly is to avoid sleeping on the piercing. Keep the piercing clean and free from infection, keep your bedding clean and do not try to sleep on the new piercing before it is completely healed. Even if it does not hurt you to do so.
Can I clean my septum with just water?
You can absolutely just clean it with warm water! Our bodies are very good at healing so many people follow the LITHA method of piercing aftercare – ‘leave it the hell alone’. They just let their bodies do what they do best.
How do I get my septum to not smell?
Rotate your septum ring as much as the jewelry allows and clean the spot which is normally inside the septum channel. If the smell doesn’t go away, Take the jewelry out, soak it in warm water and gentle soap. Dip a soft piece of cloth or cotton puffs in the soapy water and rub the jewelry.
What nose shape is best for a septum piercing?
This piercing type goes through the narrow strip of skin on the septum just before the cartilage starts. It works best on noses with wider septums, as more narrow septums may not provide much of a surface area for the piercing.