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Piercing Services Perth WA

Piercing Types

NOSE/PAIRED NOSTRIL PIERCING – FACIAL PIERCING

Pain rating 7/10

Nostril piercings have always been popular and continue to be! Nose piercings aren’t very painful but do often make your eyes water. Most reputable piercers will use a flat back labret as initial jewellery style. It is also often seen that cork screw and L shaped jewellery is used but I highly do not recommend this if you are concerned about the longevity of your piercing, as these types of jewellery tend to all out quite often.  I do not suggest changing the labret post to a ring until at least 6 months of healing, as changing to a ring too early, or at an inappropriate size, can be detrimental to your healing. This can cause pressure at your entry and exit sites, resulting in those irritation bumps everyone hates!

 

Paired nostrils are becoming increasingly popular too. This refers to having symmetrical nose piercings on their nostril. If you are booking for this and you already have an existing nostril piercing, please book for “Paired nostrils – one existing” If you do not have any nostril piercings, the normal booking of “paired nostrils” is fine.

Nose Piercing

SNUG/FAUX SNUG/SNONCH PIERCING – EAR PIERCING

Pain rating 6/10

Snug piercings are often hard to heal, have complications, and viability of the piercing is completely anatomy dependant. I often refer clients to a faux snug if they do not have the correct anatomical features for a traditional snug piercing. A faux snug piercing consists of two entry and exit points, meaning that there are two separate piercings. Normally there is one in the middle of the ear in the helix and one in the conch to give the appearance of a snug without as many complications, and this can suit more anatomy types.

A snonch is a middle area between your snug and your conch. This piercing is very eye catching when front facing. Everyone has a snonch, but not all snonches are pierceable.

Faux snug Piercing

TRAGUS PIERCING – EAR PIERCING

Pain rating 4/10

The tragus refers to the small part of cartilage directly in front/on top of your ear canal, attached to the side of your face. Headphone users beware of this piercing – I would not recommend using headphones for the first nine months of your healing time. Tragus piercings are great! We can sometimes fit more than one piercing in your tragus area (depending on your anatomy). This piercing is super common and also a gateway piercing from earlobes to more fun placements. This piercing may also be inappropriate for people with certain careers such as nurses/doctors where you will be having to wear stethoscopes regularly.

Faux snug stacked lobes tragus rook flat piercing

CONCH PIERCING – EAR PIERCING

Pain rating 2/10

The conch is pierced through the bowl of the ear! Conchs are my favourite to pierce because you can have quite a big piece of jewellery installed and it be very low maintenance. When clients are unsure of what they want pierced, I often suggest a conch because most people have the correct anatomy for a conch (and also because they are just great looking piercings!) Conch piercings can be changed to a ring once they are fully healed. I would not recommend changing to a ring before nine months of healing

conch piercing

ROOK PIERCING – EAR PIERCING

Pain rating 4/10

Rook piercings refers to the fold of cartilage behind your forward helix. These are pierced with a curved bar but can be changed to a ring after nine months. Rook piercings are very dependent on anatomy and would need the correct anatomical features for a great heal and longevity.

stacked lobes Piercing

FORWARD HELIX PIERCING – EAR PIERCING

Pain rating 4/10

The forward helix is sometimes called a “Felix”. The forward helix refers to the curved cartilage that ascends out of the ear canal, above your rook and continues to the helix itself. This is another piercing that is anatomy dependant. It’s possible to fit up to 3 or 4 piercings on a forward helix, but it will depend on your anatomy and jewellery selection. If you’re unsure about whether you can get a felix, be sure to message me and we can arrange a consultation!

Ear Curation Perth

DAITH PIERCING – EAR PIERCING

Pain rating 6/10

Correctly pronounced “doth” (rhymes with “moth”). This is another personal favourite of mine. Daith piercings are great to fill up the inner bowl of your ear.

People often ask for daith piercings to prevent migraines and headaches, but unfortunately, there is no scientific evidence to prove that this piercing helps anything. If you find that it does help you – great! If not, at least you’ll have a cool new piercing with awesome jewellery.

 

This piercing is anatomy dependant, meaning only if you have certain anatomical features can you support and heal this piercing well. Headphone/earbud users beware! Using headphones/earbuds are not permitted for the first nine months of healing.

Daith conch flat piercing

FLAT PIERCING – EAR PIERCING

Pain rating 3/10

The flat is the space between your scapha and your rook. I personally love piercing this area because it has enough room to showcase an awesome statement piece of jewellery for everyone to see!

flat ear piercing

LOBE PIERCING/STACKED LOBES – EAR PIERCING

Pain rating 1/10

Lobe piercings are generally most people’s first piercing. This is the most common piercing to start off with, as it is the least painful and easiest to heal. Depending on anatomy, we can start to get creative with lobe placements and do stacked lobes or jaggered stacked lobes.

 

Moose body piercings does pierce children’s lobes, but they must be aged 7 or older.

tragus piercing

NAVEL PIERCINGS – TORSO PIERCING

Pain rating 6.5/10

Navel piercings aka belly piercings are making a comeback. Navel piercings are great and are often a piercing chosen by people who may have to work in a professional setting, as this piercing is not commonly on display and can be hidden easily. Navel piercings are very anatomy dependant, and any reputable piercer will perform an anatomy test before piercing, as some navels are suited for a traditional navel piercing whilst others are suited towards floating navel piercings.

A common misconception related to navel piercings is that you need to be a certain weight for a navel piercing. This couldn’t be further from the truth. The only thing that matters to piercings is that you have the correct structures in your anatomy! Be sure to book in a consult first if you’re unsure if you have the correct anatomy!

Navel piercing

PHILTRUM – ORAL PIERCING

Pain rating 8.5/10

Also commonly known as a ‘medusa’ piercing. A philtrum piercing is an oral piercing and refers to the spot above your cupids bow on your top lip. This piercing is best suited with anatomy that doesn’t have a long frenum on the inside of their lip! This is also a piercing that may need multiple downsizing. As with any oral piercing, there is potential for irreversible damage to your teeth and gums.

LABRET – ORAL PIERCING

Pain rating 6/10

This is an oral piercing too! This refers to the space below your bottom lip. This can be in the centre or to the side. This is another piercing that may need multiple downsizing depending on your anatomy. As with any oral piercing, there is potential for irreversible damage to your teeth and gums.

VERTICAL LABRET – ORAL PIERCING

Pain rating 7/10

Another great oral piercing. A vertical labret is much like a traditional labret, but the piercing is done with a curved barbell instead of a straight bar and instead of the backing coming through to the inside of your lip, it comes through to the middle of your lip on the outside. If you’re not too sure what it looks like, google helps! Fortunately, this is one oral piercing that doesn’t do any teeth or gum damage, as the jewellery doesn’t enter the inside of the mouth

Lip piercing

NIPPLE/INVERTED NIPPLES - TORSO PIERCING 

Pain rating 6.5/10

This is by far my favourite piercing to do purely because of how the outcome can positively change the way my client feels about themselves. Nipple piercings are mostly done horizontally but can also be done diagonally or vertically. Nipple piercings are always done with a straight barbell.  Inverted nipples can sometimes also be pierced subject to a consultation first. If this is you, please put this in the notes of your booking. Nipple piercings are also anatomy dependant and anatomy tests will be performed before piercing to ensure the longevity of the piercing

Nipple Piercing

EAR CURATION - EAR PIERCING

Pain rating no tears, only dreams now

Another one of my favourites! This isn’t necessarily one piercing in general but multiple styled together to compliment one another. Do you ever see those pictures of pierced ears on Instagram or Pinterest that just look, So. Damn. Good? Is it because the piercing itself is cool? Is it the jewellery? Majority of the time, it’s both. Sure, you can bring that picture to me and nine times out of ten, your ear is not the same as the one in the picture and their anatomy can support certain piercings that you can’t.

 

That’s where an ear curation service comes in! You come into the studio, we take a photo of your ear, we upload it to our ipads, and then we collaborate and draw up a design with the jewellery you’ve picked instore! Depending on how many piercing you want in your ear total, we may come up with a ‘game plan’, where we split the curation into different appointments. We may do three piercings in the first appointment and another three in the next appointment which is spaced at least three months after your first appointment. We also come up with a budget so you know exactly that each appointment is going to cost and go through lay-by options if needed! By the end of your ear curation process, you end up being better than the picture you originally brought in – because it’s tailored to your ear!

Ear Curation WA
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