Warning: If you’ve gone to a professional piercer and they told you that your nose wasn’t suitable for a septum piercing, do not try to pierce your own septum at home. Mark the spot to be pierced with a surgical marker. … This will help you keep the piercing straight.
Similarly one may ask, how does a fake septum piercing work?
If you like the idea of a septum piercing, but aren’t quite ready to commit, or are not-so-keen on needles and pain, a fake septum piercing is just the trick. Fake septum rings clip over the thick part between the nostrils and are easily put on and removed.
Consequently, what size needle do I pierce my septum with?
Can I flip my septum on the first day?
Although it’s okay to flip the jewelry up or down occasionally, you should avoid doing this as much as possible. You may want to just leave the jewelry flipped up for most of the healing period if you are concerned about it being seen. …
If you use the tips of your pinkies to press on the inside of each nostril next to the tip of your nose, your sweet spot (if you have one) will be there. If you don’t have one, you would have to pierce the actual cartilage to get a septum piercing.
Septum piercings have the same risks as most piercings, but some are more serious than others. Septums are not as likely to get infected as most piercings as there is plenty of mucous membranes (yuck) to fight off infections in your nose. Really the only risk is if putting in low-quality jewellery.
It is known to enhance the beauty and love of the bride in the eyes of the groom. These were often made of gold and quite ornate, and represented a woman’s married status in the world. The septum piercing mustn’t be confused with a nose piercing or a bull ring one.
Produced by your skins sebaceous gland, sebum works to coat, moisturize, and protect your skin. Sebum by itself is odorless, but when mixed with dead skin cells, bacteria, and dried blood, can smell like stinky cheese. Also known as ‘septum funk’, a smelly septum piercing won’t last forever.
Can I flip it up while healing? Yes! That’s one of the best things about this piercing- it can be flipped up while healing. If you need to we suggest starting with either a circular barbell or a retainer.
You can use warm water and soap. Just keep it clean. Alcohol is ok too. If you want to use salt water that’s fine but not necessary.
Don’t Apply Creams, Oils, Balms, or Ointments to Your Septum Piercing. These things can clog your healing fistula (piercing hole), potentially trapping in bacteria and triggering an infection.
This piercing type goes through the narrow strip of skin on the septum just before the cartilage starts. It works best on noses with wider septums, as more narrow septums may not provide much of a surface area for the piercing.
Yes you can. The jewellery won’t be very snug, though, and might move around a lot. Having said that, the whole will probably close up a bit around the smaller gauge jewellery so you might not be able to wear 14g there any more.
Yes you can. The jewellery won’t be very snug, though, and might move around a lot. Having said that, the whole will probably close up a bit around the smaller gauge jewellery so you might not be able to wear 14g there any more. … So I used this 2mm diameter needle for a piercing with a 16g jewellery.