While the name “industrial piercing” sounds rather boring and technical, it’s far from that. In fact, it may be the most unique and playful piercing you can get. It’s far from the normal ear piercings you get and even from its fellow cartilage piercings.
Also, are industrial piercings worth it?
It may seem like a lot, but I can promise that all of the work is absolutely worth it. I am in love with my industrial, so much so that even a year later I find myself admiring it. If you’re thinking about doing it, go for it!
Then, why you shouldn’t get an industrial piercing?
The industrial barbell gets easily entangled in hair, which may then pull against the jewelry. In cartilage piercings, it’s very easy to damage the skin, causing complications like hypertrophic scarring. For this reason, some opt for cartilage studs while their industrial piercing heals.
Are industrial piercings unprofessional?
If a prospective employer focuses more on a piece of metal in your ear, IMHO they aren’t a place I want to spend most of my waking hours. But, if you’re desperate for a job and live in a conservative place, of course it is possible that such piercings may be perceived as unprofessional.
The difficulty of an industrial piercing to heal also makes it much more painful in the long run. You’ll find that it is tender for longer than most other piercings and because it is more likely to get infected your healing time may be longer.
An industrial piercing can describe any two pierced holes connected by a single barbell. … Cartilage piercings — particularly those high on your ear — are more prone to infection than other ear piercings. That’s because these piercings are typically closer to your hair.
Industrial piercings are moderately painful. While they tend to hurt more than standard lobe piercings, they’re still much less painful than piercings on more sensitive areas. … The initial piercing pain is a sharp pain, like a hard pinch, and you may also experience some pain as the jewelry is pushed in place.
Can I sleep on my industrial piercing? You want to avoid sleeping on an industrial piercing because it adds additional pressure on the jewelry. It will be more likely to have scarring if you sleep on it.
Most people’s ears are suitable to get an industrial piercing. However some people’s ears don’t have a prominent ridge on the upper part of the ear. If your ear has a prominent ridge that runs from the upper part of the ear to about midway then you should be able to get an industrial no problem.
You tend to draw people in with your charming personality, but you only have a few very close friends. You‘re less likely to get hurt that way, because you may look all rough and tumble, but you‘re a big softy on the inside.
15 Industrial Piercing Ideas That Rock
- a beautifully accessorized ear with three lobe piercings, a tragus and an industrial one all done with similar studs and a bar.
- a bold ear with four lobe piercings, a daith piercing and an industrial one with shiny earrings and a bar.
Circular barbells, labret studs, and captive rings all work well in industrial piercing holes if you do not want to wear a standard barbell. There’s also a really neat piece of jewelry called a spiral that can be twisted in and out of both holes to wrap around the top of the ear.
This cool industrial bar for cartilage piercings will add a pretty touch to your cool cartilage piercings. It has a delicate key design embellished with pretty clear gems.
–Never spin the jewelry, move it back and forth, or move it while you’re cleaning it. The jewelry may feel tight or like it’s not moving around and that is OK. It will move around on it’s own. –In your shower, avoid any shampoo, conditioner or soap on the piercing.