Can you get two cartilage piercings at once?

Most reputable piercers won’t do more than 3 or 4 piercings in one sitting. … If you do get multiple piercings at once, your piercer will likely stick to one body part at a time. For instance, if you‘re planning on getting a line of helix piercings on both ears, your piercer will probably only do one ear at a time.

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Keeping this in consideration, what does a double cartilage piercing mean?

Double cartilage piercings are piercings done in a pair in the cartilage of your ear. … Because of the space required for multiple piercings, most double cartilage piercings are of the helix variety. Industrial piercings are also technically two piercings, as they combine linked helix and forward helix piercings.

Simply so, how far apart should cartilage piercings be? So the second piercing should be at least 8mm away from the center of the first hole, so the jewelry in the first and second holes do not touch. Even spacing between ear lobe holes two and up the ear is a matter of style.

Similarly one may ask, should I get both my cartilages pierced?

If you have a tendency to favour one side as you drift off, I would 100% recommend NOT getting your cartilage pierced on that side. This particular piercing can be pretty finicky and sensitive, and sometimes even a small bump can cause it to swell when it’s still healing.

Are multiple ear piercings trashy?

You can look trashy with a single piercing to person A, while you won’t seem trashy to person B even with multiple ear piercings. … Anyway, in our opinion multiple ear piercings do not look trashy if worn nicely. Go for combinations that look good together, don’t just load your ears for the sake of trends!

Which ear should I get my helix pierced?

You can have your helix piercing at the top of your ear or down a bit further. There’s a lot of cartilage in the upper ear so you have a lot to choose from. When getting your ears pierced, most piercers will prefer to make a mark on your skin so you can make sure about the placement before anything permanent is done.

How long should you wait to get a second cartilage piercing?

12 weeks

What side should I get my cartilage pierced?

Make Sure to Get It on the Side You Don’t Sleep On

Because I got mine done on a whim, I wasn’t really thinking about which side to get it on, so I picked my left ear right before I was asked.

What do I need to know about double helix piercings?

You will want to be comfortable with the procedure before getting started. It’s also a good idea to make sure your piercer is using the proper tools and working in a clean environment. Double check and make sure they are using needles and not a piercing gun. Needles are going to be faster, cleaner, and safer.

When should you give up on a piercing?

Here are some of the biggest ones.

  1. You’ve tried to have the area pierced a number of times, but it just won’t stick. …
  2. You start to feel uncomfortable wearing your piercing. …
  3. You can’t stick to the aftercare period. …
  4. Your piercing constantly gets in the way. …
  5. Your piercing is causing health issues.

Can I take out a fresh piercing if I don’t like it?

If you don’t like it and don’t want it, yes. Piercings close up and heal very fast if you take them out shortly after being done. So if you don’t like it and want it to heal over, taking it out is fine.

How do you shower with a new cartilage piercing?

Showering: Shower like you normally do, then the last thing you will do is clean your piercing. Lather up some mild non-antibacterial soap in your clean hands and gently wash your piercing. You want enough friction to clean it, but not too much that you cause trauma to the piercing.

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