In recent times, body jewelry has embraced its spring. It receives great popularity from people, especially among young generations. As for the styles, colors, shapes and materials are endless in the market. Generally speaking, body jewelry mainly falls into two types: piercing jewelry and non-piercing jewelry. Today, I’ll introduce the main types of the pierced and non-pierced jewelry.
The materials for the body jewelry is quite versatile from gold, silver, and surgical steel to plastic, wood, bamboo and many other things. The main types of piercing jewelry get their names according to the shapes or pierced places. Here is a list of common used jewelry.
Navel is one of the most frequently pierced parts of body. It at times pierced with a barbell. They are considered necessary accessory when the length of shirts and blouses go up and the hip line goes down. They come in so many varieties that are fun, pleasing and attention catchers. The designs are also pretty versatile such as dragon, butterfly, and roses etc.
It is a kind of piercing which is done through eyebrow, usually vertically. It can be pierced directly above the eye to the edge of the eyebrow. Banana barbells, captive earrings and curved barbells are the suitable jewelry in cases of eyebrow piercing. As a matter of fact, eye area is quite sensitive, so you need pay much attention to the care after pierced.
There are various kinds of jewelry can be worn on nipples. The familiar ones are nipple shield, nipple chains, nipple rings. The design is of many choices from roses to whirlpool. It’s quite sexy and private place to wear the jewelry. But for those newly became mothers, it may influence breastfeed.
Nose piercing seems to be a fashion trend spreading like wild fire. There are mainly three types you can get done: nostril piercing, nasal septum piercing and bridge piercing. Nostril one is the most common one of three. The commonly used nose piercing jewelry comes in varieties of studs and rings. Captive bead rings and circular barbells win people’s love most.
Lip and tongue
Lip piercing falls into two types: Monroe and Medusa. Monroe is done on the upper lip. Medusa piercing is located exactly above the upper lip, below the septum. Stud is the most common jewelry used for lip piercing. Tongue piercing, placed in the middle of the tongue, gets popularity day by day. Barbells are used as jewelry.
Non-piercing body jewelry
Non-piercing body jewelry is similar to the piercing body jewelry, with the only exception that they do not require a person to get his or her body pierced to wear this type of jewelry. This kind jewelry often makes use of magnets, glue and clips to fix the jewelry on body. Nipple shields, nipple chains, stick-to earrings are quite common.
There is no doubt that piercing jewelry can highlight and enhance the beauty of our body. But it also nurses some risks for piercing jewelry such as scars, affections and allergies etc. We ought to take some precautions and proper care for pierced parts. It’s unwise to pursuit beauty to sacrifice our health.