The quick answer: A piercing needle is much better than a piercing gun, for many reasons. Needles are generally cleaner, more accurate, and less painful than guns. … Of course, there is risk with any piercing, but with proper technique and aftercare, most people can heal a new piercing with minimal complications.
Moreover, can you pierce your nose with a ear piercing gun?
Ear piercing guns
The piercing gun (stud gun) is a specialised tool designed specifically for use on ear lobes, or the nose, or the navel. … For example, an ear piercing gun should not be used to pierce any other part of the body.
Subsequently, can you pierce your lip at home?
To pierce your own lip, follow these steps: You will need rubbing alcohol, a piercing needle, alcohol swab, a ring, mouthwash, a small bag filled with crushed ice and a cork. … Place the cork in between your lip and gum, take the needle and stick it through your lip. Stick the ring through your lip and you are done.
Do needle piercings heal faster?
Piercings done with a needle are likely to heal faster than those done with a piercing gun. Piercing guns use force to pierce you with a blunt stud which leaves a jagged incision (and possibly some bruising), while a sharp needle leaves a neat incision that will heal more easily.
No, you don’t hurt more with a needle because needles are very sharp and the best for body piercing. It doesn’t damage your skin and make healing easier and faster, while a gun damages your skin tissues and makes healing more lengthy and painful.
Piercing guns aren’t strong enough to properly pierce your nostril. If your piercer wants to pierce your nostril using a piercing gun, consider looking for another piercer or facility.
A piercing needle is actually hollow and extremely sharp. … Allowing for full movement of the jewelry makes it much easier for you to clean it without counter-productively pushing more bacteria into the piercing. The metals that are used in this jewelry are also better for your skin and less likely to cause a reaction.
For nose piercings we use only a Medisept Nose Piercing System, which too uses a single use cartridge meaning the instrument does not come into contact with your skin at any point.
Even though many manufacturers’ instructions and local regulations prohibit it, some gun practitioners do not stop at piercing only the lobes, and may pierce ear cartilage, nostrils, navels, eyebrows, tongues and other body parts with the ear stud guns. This is absolutely inappropriate and very dangerous.
“Piercing guns can not be sterilized because they are made of plastic. … One woman claimed that she had her ears pierced a whopping three times at Claire’s, only to be forced to remove them every time amid severe pain, oozing pus, and crustiness.
Most people on the side against body piercing use Leviticus as an argument that body piercing is a sin. … There are stories in the Old Testament of nose piercings (Rebecca in Genesis 24) and even piercing the ear of a slave (Exodus 21). Yet there is no mention of piercing in the New Testament.
As one of the few true lip piercings, the Ashley piercing consists of a single puncture through the center of the lower lip, exiting through the back of the lip into the mouth. … The Ashley piercing typically uses a labret stud with a dainty charm, ball, or gemstone sitting on the lower lip.
|Piercing Type||Piercing Fee||Jewelry starting price|
|Lip/Labret||$30||Starts at $38+Tax|
|Monroe/Philtrum||$30||Starts at $38+Tax|
|Earlobe(Single)||$25||Starts at $38+Tax|
|Earlobe(Pair)||$50||Starts at $76+Tax|
Pain and Healing Time
A lip piercing is going to hurt, but it’s tolerable. Like most body piercings, the procedure itself will be quick, and the biggest concern will be the aftercare.