Originally Answered: The skin where my belly button is pierced got really thin what do I do? … Well your body is rejecting the piercing. If you leave it in, the skin will continue to get thinner until the jewelry finally just falls out. Taking it out now will halt any damage it’s doing on its way out of your body.
Simply so, what size gauge is a belly button ring?
Standard piercing sizes
|Piercing||Standard Gauge||Standard Length|
|Belly / Navel Ring||14G||3/8″ , 7/16″|
|Nose Piercing||20G , 18G||1/4″ , 5/16″|
|Cartilage Piercing||16G , 18G||3/16″ , 1/4″ and 5/16″|
Keeping this in consideration, do belly button piercings look trashy?
Really, it’s neither attractive nor trashy. Attractive girls are gonna be attractive and the ones that aren’t will stay that way with or without the piercing. But belly button piercings are at least a lot better than any “face rings” that aren’t on the ears, I’ll give it that.
Do I need a shorter belly button bar?
The default size for belly bars is 10 mm length and 1.6 mm thickness, which should be suitable for most belly button piercings. … Be careful when switching from 1.6 mm to 1.2 mm, as your belly button piercing might heal back to 1.2 mm. It is only recommended to do this if you know what you are doing.
It is normal. Depending on the length of the bar, the amount of skin and any swelling the bar may not extend further than the length of the pierced hole. … If the piercing was pierced shallow, you will be able to feel it with just gently rubbing your fingers across the skin.
Fresh belly piercings tend to close quickly. If you’ve had one for years, it can close in a few weeks, but for some people it can take longer. Make sure you clean the area regularly until it’s fully healed. If you want to keep your piercing for the long term, put jewelry in it all the time.
If you recently got a belly piercing, you should wait till the piercing heals fully. Then, you can get a new one. It takes at least 3-4 months for the piercing to settle in properly.
Your size: Overweight people can get this piercing if they want, but it’s not recommended if your navel becomes covered over by skin and fat when you sit. That can suffocate the piercing and build up more sweat, which makes healing more difficult and is a breeding ground for bacteria.
14g jewelry is larger than 16g jewelry, but you might be able to fit it. Yes, you can stretch you piercing to a 14g just make sure that the jewelry that you’re buying is suitable for a freshly stretching piercing. … It would just irritate the piercing even if it is fully healed.
Bad things will happen getting pierced with a piece of jewelery that doesn’t accommodate for swelling. You should have been pierced with a longer then normal bar in case it swells. … If you were pierced with a bar that’s too short don’t go back there! A good piercer knows better then that!
Some heavy people are still able to get navel piercings because body size isn’t as key a factor as your configuration in the area of the piercing. However, the diminished blood supply caused by excess abdominal fat does make healing more difficult.
It is recommended that you do not wear high waisted jeans to your piercing appointment. … After you have your belly button pierced, high waisted jeans would compress the new, sore site and potentially snag your jewelry. This will only lengthen the healing time and may even cause permanent trauma to your skin.
Originally Answered: Why do guys think belly button piercings are hot? Men are instinctively drawn to the belly and pelvis of women because it is our reproductive goal. A belly button piercing shows that she is willing to allow someone intimate access to that area. A genital piercing is even better.