The industrial barbell gets easily entangled in hair, which may then pull against the jewelry. In cartilage piercings, it’s very easy to damage the skin, causing complications like hypertrophic scarring. For this reason, some opt for cartilage studs while their industrial piercing heals.
Also question is, what is the best metal for industrial piercings?
Surgical stainless steel
Besides, what does it mean when your industrial piercing hurts?
A. It’s normal for an industrial piercing to hurt for quite a while after getting pierced. Some ear cartilage piercings stay sore for 6 to 8 months or more. … For example, when your piercing is fresh, your ear may throb constantly, but after a couple months, it may only be sore if you accidentally sleep on that side.
Is industrial piercing worth it?
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.
The two holes are linked together by one barbell. When you get a traditional industrial piercing, it almost looks like someone has installed a little chin-up bar right across the top of your ear. Although, industrial piercings don’t have to go across the top of the ear.
An industrial piercing is any two pierced holes connected with a straight barbell. … Straight barbells aren’t necessarily the only piece of jewelry that can be put in your Industrial piercing; you can even put a hoop in each piercing hole, or even two studs, as long as the barbell is the right gauge.
14 gauge = 1/16-inch or 1.6 millimeters. 8 gauge = 1/8-inch or 3.2 millimeters. 2 gauge = 1/4-inch or 6.5 millimeters. 0 gauge = 5/16-inch or 8.3 millimeters.
Body Piercing Standard Gauges:
|Cartilage Piercing||16G , 18G|
|Eyebrow Piercing||16G (14G is also commonly used)|
|Industrial Barbell||14G (16G is also commonly used)|
Eventually, your body will push the piercing to the surface, and your skin will crack open to let it out. Piercing rejection isn’t nearly as common as some other piercing complications, like infections, keloids, and dermatitis. When rejection does happen, it’s usually in a flat area of the body.
Crusting after body piercing is perfectly normal—this is just the result of your body trying to heal itself. 1? Dead blood cells and plasma make their way to the surface and then dry when exposed to air. While perfectly normal, these crusties do need to be cleaned carefully and thoroughly whenever you notice them.
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.