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.
Also, what does an industrial piercing symbolize?
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.
Also question is, does the industrial piercing leave a hole?
The industrial, because of where it is, tends to close entirely within a week or two. The hole in the cartilage will not close like the skin. How long does it take for an ear piercing to close?
Is industrial piercing for guys?
Industrial piercings are a popular cartilage piercing for guys and girls alike.
With proper alignment, balance, and aftercare, and Industrial will heal in about 4-6 weeks, at which time you can opt to change your jewelry style. If you encounter any problems during healing, you’ll probably need to wait an additional 2-4 weeks.
I am able to sleep on my side that has the industrial now that it is fully healed. … Yeah the year of healing was a pain, but like everyone else here has stated, totally worth it. I’ve had mine for going on two years and it’s my favorite piercing of the three (four tomorrow) I have.
Sleeping with your piercing on the pillow means pressure over an extended period of time. This can cause irritation, pain, and swelling. If you tend to sleep on your side, your best bet is to pierce one ear at a time. … This allows you to put your ear in the hole, so you can rest on your side without irritation.
–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.
- uncomfortable swelling.
- persistent heat or warmth.
- severe pain.
- excessive bleeding.
- bump at the front or back of the piercing.
Industrial Piercing Risks
As long as you do double the work and don’t try to cut any corners though when it comes to aftercare, you can cut down on some of the risk. With two piercings being done on the cartilage instead of skin, you do have a slight risk of excessive bleeding.
Industrial piercings are more prone to infection because there are 2 wounds, and the tension placed on the skin from the jewelry also increases inflammation and vulnerability to the skin. An infection occurs when harmful bacteria build up in one or both of the holes where your ear is pierced.
No, you shouldn’t take it out to sleep. It’ll get irritated and potentially close up more. Either take it out and keep it out or keep it in and leave it in. Agreed.
Removing an industrial piercing is an easy enough process that you could potentially do it at home, but Cox, Faris, and Green all agree the best thing to do is to get it removed by a professional. “Typically, one or both ends of the barbell will thread off allowing it to slide out,” Faris notes.
Some piercing establishments are of the opinion that you cannot get re-pierced in the same location. This is not true. Scar tissue (fibrosis) which has formed as a result of your piercing being removed, is quite dense. Also, it is often just the entry and exit points which have healed over.