A septum piercing is a piercing that goes through your nasal septum, a.k.a that bit between your nostrils. The needle goes through the thin bit of flesh towards the front of the nose, and then the jewellery is put in place – normally a ring, a horseshoe or, less commonly, a bar.
Also question is, what does a septum nose ring mean?
Depending in the region, septum nose rings symbolize a woman being of age to marry. Throughout history both men and women have used jewelry not just as a way to decorate themselves but also as a status symbol.
Herein, can I get my septum pierced with a hoop?
Unlike the nostril piercing, you won’t have to choose which style you prefer; the septum piercing accommodates all types of hoops earrings,allowing its wearer to get creative. Circular barbells hang from a septum piercing almost like a horseshoe hangs above a door for good luck.
Can I flip my septum on the first day?
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. …
Produced by your skins sebaceous gland, sebum works to coat, moisturize, and protect your skin. Sebum by itself is odorless, but when mixed with dead skin cells, bacteria, and dried blood, can smell like stinky cheese. Also known as ‘septum funk’, a smelly septum piercing won’t last forever.
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.
A septal hematoma can develop if the piercing damages blood vessels and the tissue lining the cartilage, causing blood to collect between the two. This can cause pain, swelling, pressure, and congestion. Bloodborne diseases.
It definitely was cultural appropriation at one point, but now that it has permeated cultures that did not invent it, it is perfectly reasonable for you to get the piercing as you are not appropriating the initial culture.
A septum piercing can tend to create the illusion of a longer nose, both by literally lengthening the amount of space the nose takes up on the face, visually, and by drawing the eye down; by so doing can also make it he nose look narrower.
Can a septum piercing change the shape of your nose? No, sorry, it won’t change your profile, even if you stretch.
Septum piercings have the same risks as most piercings, but some are more serious than others. Septums are not as likely to get infected as most piercings as there is plenty of mucous membranes (yuck) to fight off infections in your nose. … Try to avoid these touching your septum if you can.
In terms of a ring it’s imporatnt to note that a rings curvature limits swelling room, this means that if you want a ring as initial jewellery for a septum it will have to be somewhat large (10mm diameter usually) or if it’s done with a curved barbell it would have to be no smaller than an 8mm diameter.
Nose piercing pain level
A septum piercing (the tissue between your nostrils) can hurt a lot for a short time but heals quickly because the septum is so thin. And if you have a deviated septum or similar condition, this kind of piercing can hurt even more because your septum nerves can be overactive .