Avoid eating, drinking, and smoking for the first 3 hours.
For as long as possible, and certainly for the first 3 hours after receiving your piercing, leave your lip piercing alone.
Likewise, people ask, what not to eat after piercing?
Don’t eat spicy, salty or acidy foods or liquids while you are healing. Avoid hot drinks such as hot chocolate, coffee, and tea. Eat cold foods and drinks as they lessen swelling. Be extra careful when eating crunchy foods.
Besides, can I drink tea after a lip piercing?
Liquids to Avoid during Oral Piercing Aftercare
Beverages can be quite painful during the first few days, especially those that are hot like coffee, hot tea, or hot chocolate. … It is best to drink cold bottled water during this time to avoid any unneeded discomfort or infections.
Do lip piercings get infected easily?
Lip piercings may be more prone to infection — especially during the initial healing stage — due to regular contact with saliva, food, makeup, and other bacteria. Snagging the jewelry on your hair or clothing can also irritate the piercing and introduce new bacteria.
Get the Look
Dahlia piercings will emphasize the corners of your mouth, and has the effect of making full lips look fuller, but thin lips look particularly long and thin.
USE WARM SEA SALT WATER (SALINE) SOAKS – MORNING AND EVENING
Soaking your piercing with a warm, mild sea salt water solution will not only feel good, it will also help prevent infection, reduce the risk of scarring, and speed the healing of your piercing.
Don’t touch a new piercing or twist the jewelry unless you’re cleaning it. Keep clothing away from the piercing, too. Excessive rubbing or friction can irritate your skin and delay healing. Keep the jewelry in place.
Saline Solution: Less expensive and more readily available than most other products, saline solution is very effective in soothing and healing a new piercing. It’s also an acceptable substitute for sea salt soaks which is when you submerge your piercing into salt water to help clean it.