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What is an Ashley piercing?

What is an Ashley piercing?

“An Ashley piercing is a single piercing that goes directly through the center of the bottom lip, exiting through the back of the lip,” says Kynzi Gamble, a professional piercer at Ink’d Up Tattoo Parlor in Boaz, AL. An Ashley piercing is a bit more involved, as they’re pierced according to your anatomy.

Do Medusa piercings ruin your teeth?

But many don’t realise their oral jewellery can cause damage to their teeth and gums; a result of constant rubbing between your piercings and your gums and teeth. When your piercings come into contact with your mouth, it can wear away important protective elements of your teeth and gums.

Does smiley piercing hurt?

How Much Do Smiley Piercings Hurt? You’ll feel a sharp pain when piercing your frenulum, but it will be fast. Most say that the smiley piercing hurts more than other lip piercing types and less than a cartilage piercing.

What are angel bites?

An angel bite piercing is a double piercing with each one sitting symmetrically just above your upper lip on either side of your philtrum —the grooved space between your nose and lips.

What is a scoop piercing?

This is a piercing done on the surface of the tongue, across or lengthwise along the tongue. The term scoop piercing is often used for this specific type of horizontal surface piercing of the tongue. It is not performed vertical trough the tongue like a normal tongue piercing or horizontally like a snake eyes piercing.

What is venom piercing?

A venom piercing is a double tongue piercing — one on each side of the tongue. Though not quite as tough-sounding, it’s sometimes called a frog eye piercing because the balls on the jewelry resemble frog eyes when you open your mouth.

What is the most painful piercing you can get?

Here is how much each type of piercing may hurt in order of most painful to least painful.

  • Genital piercing. Your genitals are among the most nerve-dense areas on your body.
  • Nipple piercing pain level. The nipple is another commonly pierced area that’s pretty sensitive.
  • Nose piercing pain level.
  • Dermal piercing pain.

What is a Cupid’s bow piercing?

What is it? It’s a piercing that sits in the philtrum, also called the Cupid’s bow. It’s the little divot just above the lip. In the industry, this type of piercing is called a philtrum piercing.

Can you kiss with a smiley piercing?

Can you kiss with a smiley piercing? During the initial healing, you cannot kiss with a smiley piercing. Once your piercing has healed you can kiss as much as you like. All types of kissing could potentially cause your smiley piercing to have issues while healing.

What are dolphin bites?

Like a snake bite piercing, the dolphin bite piercing consists of two piercings beneath the bottom lip located equidistant from the center. Unlike the snake bite piercing, dolphin bites are located close together near the center of the lip.

How is the septum pierced?

A needle is passed through the anterior (front) part of the septum and then the jewelry is put in place, which is typically a ring, horseshoe, or a bar. Most piercings can be uncomfortable since a needle is pushed through the skin.

What kind of piercing goes through the bottom lip?

Vertical Labret Piercings. A vertical labret passes through the direct center of the bottom lip. It differs from a standard labret piercing in that a curved barbell is inserted and both ends of the jewelry can be seen—one below the bottom lip, the other in the mouth between the lips.

What are the different types of ear piercings?

It’s often decorated with a cartilage stud or a large hoop that goes around the rim of the ear. The outer conch piercing pierces the cartilage above the inner conch. This is often called a “flat” piercing. While you have a choice of where this piercing is placed, jewelry styles are limited.

Where do ear piercings go in the ear?

When you plug your ears against loud noises, you might press a triangular flap of cartilage against your ear canals. These tiny flaps located right next to your head is where the tragus piercing is placed. The tragus piercing is great for those looking for unique and daintier styles.

Which is the opposite of a labret piercing?

A Medusa piercing is the opposite of a labret piercing, located in the direct center of the upper lip. It is sometimes called an “upbret” or “cleft” piercing. Images courtesy of BMEzine.