Piercings for Minors
|16 or 17 years old||Earlobes and All Ear Cartilage Piercings Nostril and Septum Piercings Eyebrow Piercings Tongue and Lip Piercings, including Labret, Beauty Mark, & Philtrum Piercings Navel Piercings|
Subsequently, what is the youngest age to get a septum piercing?
Piercing Age Limit
|MINIMUM AGE||PIERCING TYPE||ID REQUIREMENT|
|6 – 15 years of age||Lobe||With Parents (both ID)|
|16 years of age||Septum||ID|
|Nostril||copy of ID|
Beside above, can I get my nipples pierced at 17 with parental consent?
California Piercing Laws for Minors
That being said, nipple and genital piercings are against the law for all minors, even with parental consent. … Performing a piercing on a minor without the parent present is a misdemeanor.
What piercings can a 13 year old get?
Piercings for Minors
- Ear Lobe Piercings. For ages 8 and up. …
- Cartilage Piercings (Helix) For ages 13 and up. …
- Bellybutton (Navel) For ages 13 and up. …
- Nose (Nostril) For ages 16 and up.
– Minors aged 14-18: Written consent from parent or legal guardian for body piercing, PLUS a parent or legal guardian must be present during the procedure. – NO TATTOOS OR BODY PIERCING FOR MINORS UNDER 14. – Parent or legal guardian must be present with minors when in a tattoo/piercing shop AT ALL TIMES.
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.
Most piercings can be uncomfortable since a needle is pushed through the skin. The level of pain while piercing varies depending on where the piercing is done and the individual’s pain tolerance. Septum piercings can be painful, especially if the septum deviates. It feels like a strong pinch/prick/sting.
Getting a tattoo at 13 years old is not common, nor is it easy. Many states require that a minor be tattooed by a licensed physician, or at least in the presence of one. A 13 year old can get a tattoo legally in 22 states (listed above) with written parental consent.
14 years of age or older with parental consent and proper identification
- Earlobe piercings (no larger than 10 gauge)
- Ear cartilage piercings.
- Navel piercings.
- Facial piercings.
- Oral piercings.
Some would say that 14 years old is still too young to have a piercing done. Ultimately, the laws are left up to each state to decide what is legal. Even though it may be legal in your state for your teenager to have her nose pierced, you still may not feel that she is ready. This is where discretion comes into play.
Legal status of tattooing in the United States
|State||Minimum Age (with parent/guardian consent)||Intoxicated/Impaired Individuals|
|Maine||18 (piercings excepted)||no restrictions|
|Maryland||none specified||no restriction|
|Massachusetts||18 (except body piercing other than genitalia)||no restriction|
Children Ages 16-17: Various Cartilage, Nostrils, Navels. For teens ages 16 & 17, in addition to earlobes, we can also offer various cartilage piercings like tragus and conch (and others!), and nostril piercings. These longer healing piercings (generally 6+ months) take a little more maturity to successfully heal.
Belly Button Piercing. A 13–year–old wants to get a belly button piercing, but you can say “no” to a tween without having reasons to back you up. A hole in the navel can be an open pathway into the abdominal cavity for infection.