Do ear piercings hurt? … Different parts of the ear are bound to hurt more than others because the flesh varies – the ear lobe is generally considered the least painful piercing whereas cartilage piercings, like the helix, tragus, conch and so on – will usually be more painful because it’s tougher.
Correspondingly, should I get one or two helix piercings?
They say two is better than one, and it’s certainly true with the double helix piercing. The best part about the helix is that it offers a wide area for piercing. Because of this, you can opt for double helix piercings close to each other, far away, or anything in between.
Also to know is, does second lobe piercing hurt?
As long as you go to a professional piercer and use a NEEDLE NOT A GUN then the pain is next to nothing. When the guy did mine I just felt a little ‘pop’ and the piercing was done at most it feels like someone pinching your ear for 2 seconds. If your done with a gun it will hurt a lot more.
Is a helix piercing Dangerous?
The cartilage of the ear, in particular, can become susceptible to unique scarring, and in extreme cases, damage caused by a cartilage piercing can lead to permanent disfigurement of the ear, such as cauliflower ear. Don’t let this scare you from this super cute piercing!
According to Healthline, “cartilage piercings typically take anywhere from 4 to 12 months to heal completely.” Even if your piercing looks like it has healed, it is important that you wait until you‘re sure it’s fully healed before you even think about changing it.
It is a common myth that if a piercing is not done in the exact correct place that you will become paralyzed. This simply is not true! This myth originated because of a single case where after having her ears pierced, 15 year old Grace Etherington became paralyzed.
Can You Get Both Helix Piercings Together? First thing’s first: Yes, you can get a double-helix piercing done at the same time. In fact, it’s recommended considering the healing time of cartilage piercings (more on that later!)
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.
Every workplace has a different set of rules regarding fashion. However, multiple ear piercings do look unprofessional in any case. You may wear two to three studs if the piercing is on your ear lobe. Gauge piercings or industrial ones do not look nice in a work environment.
Ear Piercing is FREE with the purchase of a starter kit. Starter kits are priced from $30 and include the piercing earrings or stud, and standard aftercare solution.
The short answer is yes, you can get more than one piercing in a single sitting. The number of piercings that you can get in one sitting will depend upon your individual ability to handle pain as well as where they are placed and how healthy you are.