Aftercare is all about hygiene. Every day while your nose piercing heals, soak it with a salt water solution for a few minutes at a time, twice every day. Salt water, or saline, is a gentle antiseptic. It will prevent bacteria buildup and infection without harming the healthy cells regenerating around your piercing.
Likewise, how can I make my nose piercing heal faster?
Five ways to get rid of a nose piercing bump
- Use proper aftercare. Proper aftercare should prevent damage to tissue or an infection that could cause a bump. …
- Use hypoallergenic jewelry. …
- Use a sea salt solution. …
- Try tea tree oil. …
- Apply a warm compress.
Considering this, how do you take care of a nose piercing at home?
Here are some aftercare tips: Wash your hands thoroughly before touching the pierced area. Use a bulb syringe or cotton balls to gently apply saline solution to the piercing for a few minutes. Alternatively, you can try dipping your nose into the saline for a few seconds.
What should I avoid after nose piercing?
Safety and precautions
- Don’t apply over-the-counter antiseptics, including Neosporin. …
- Don’t use hydrogen peroxide — this will cause irritation in the piercing.
- Don’t twist or play with your nose jewelry, as this will irritate the piercing.
- Don’t touch your piercing with dirty hands.
If your piercing is fully healed and you’re using the correct gauge (thickness) jewellery, it shouldn’t hurt to change from a stud to a hoop. It might feel a bit odd, but it shouldn’t hurt. My piercer changed my stud to a hoop, and it didn’t hurt. If it is healed it does not hurt.
Don’t use hydrogen peroxide or alcohol, which can slow healing. You may cover the area with a thin layer of petroleum jelly, such as Vaseline, and a non-stick bandage. Apply more petroleum jelly and replace the bandage as needed.
How Do You Know When Your Nose Piercing is Healed? Most nostril piercings will take roughly about 2-3 months at the minimum to be completely healed. After that time a good rule of thumb is if you go a good solid 2-3 weeks without seeing any crust or discharge then your piercing could possibly be healed.
There are a couple ways that you could reduce the pain of getting your nose pierced. One option would be to freeze your nose with ice cubes. Make sure to wrap the ice cubes in paper towel before applying it to your nose so you don’t damage any nerve endings.
Nose piercing may damage a nerve and cause numbness or pain.
Here’s the good news: Even though a nose piercing takes a while to heal (more on that in a sec), you really only need to clean it a few times each day. “I recommend doing a saline rinse twice a day—on the inside and the outside of your nose,” says Ava Lorusso, professional piercer at Studs in NYC.
It was pierced 2 days ago. You should wait at least two months before changing your piercing. Your nose piercing closes extremely fast since it’s cartilage and handling it too much and too early can cause infections and potential scarring.
The pain. Like any other piercing, there’s some discomfort and mild pain with a nose piercing. However, when a professional performs a nostril piercing, the pain is minimal.