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!)
Accordingly, should I get 1 or 2 cartilage 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.
In this regard, how long does it take for a double cartilage piercing to heal?
Are multiple ear piercings trashy?
You can look trashy with a single piercing to person A, while you won’t seem trashy to person B even with multiple ear piercings. … Anyway, in our opinion multiple ear piercings do not look trashy if worn nicely. Go for combinations that look good together, don’t just load your ears for the sake of trends!
Don’t push yourself too hard; it’s okay to wait and finish your piercing another day, too. Most reputable piercers won’t do more than 3 or 4 piercings in one sitting. … If you do get multiple piercings at once, your piercer will likely stick to one body part at a time.
Is a Hoop or Stud Better for Cartilage Piercings? It is always better to get a cartilage piercing initially done with a stud. It is easier for the piercing to heal on a long, straight post rather than a curved post.
The helix on your right ear may be able to handle an industrial when the left may be too small, or your antihelical fold may interfere on one side but not the other. … Piercing today is a practice embraced by people of all stripes, and it truly doesn’t matter whether your ear is pierced or which side you choose.
The most common and basic cartilage piercing is the helix piercing, this is a piercing at the tip of the upper ear. When you go in for your piercing appointment your piercer will help find jewelry to fit your ear and sterilize your chosen jewelry.
I limit cartilage piercings to a maximum of three at a time. Cartilage piercings take the longest to heal, 6–9 months if not longer and having three at once can extend that heal time.
Cartilage piercings typically take anywhere from 4 to 12 months to heal completely. They heal from the outside in, which means that it may look healed on the outside long before the healing process is actually complete.
Re: Should you get a cartilage piercing in both ears or just one? I always say go for one first, wait a while, then go back for a second if you want more. It doesn’t look “off” if it’s asymmetrical. I tend to see most people with odd sets in their ears, always have.
Signs that the piercing is fully healed include the site of the piercing being normal colored and not red, swollen, or tender; no clear or yellowish fluid draining; and no pain when the area is touched. The earliest a cartilage piercing heals for most people is 3 months.
Helix piercings generally take around three-to-six months to heal. However, if you don’t properly look after your new piercing as it heals, it could take longer—or you could have to get it re-pierced and start all over. … “It can take up to a year to fully heal in some individuals.”
No, you should not twist your cartilage piercing as this can prevent healing. Just wiping the cleaning solution over the front and back of the piercing should be enough.