Body Piercing

How to Clean a Tragus Piercing

The tragus is the small piece of cartilage that partially covers the ear canal. If you’ve decided to have your tragus pierced, it’s important that you keep the hole clean and free from bacteria and infection-causing germs.

How to Hide a Septum Piercing

A septum piercing goes through the tip of your nose between the nostrils. Septum piercings look great but aren’t always appropriate for school, work, or when a visiting conservative grandparent. You shouldn’t remove your new septum piercing for at least 6-8 weeks, but you can make it look more discreet and avoid it getting inflamed during this time.

How to Clean an Industrial Piercing

An industrial piercing is usually in the upper cartilage of the ear. It consists of two individual piercings that are connected by a rod. Industrial piercings can easily become infected if they are not properly cleaned and cared for.

How to Heal Cartilage Piercing Bumps

Cartilage piercings on ears and noses are prone to getting “bumps” – small, raised scars around the exit holes of the piercing. Sometimes they are caused by loose or incorrect jewelry, by rough handling, or by piercing with a piercing gun.