The 411 on Some Uncommon and Daring Body Piercings

No matter how popular or common piercings get, there are always some special ones which remain reserved for the daring few. And this does not apply men alone. Women are as much a part of the world of exotic piercings as men are. Here is a look at some of the most uncommon piercings. Only the most daring have the courage to get these and actually flaunt them.

Corset Piercing – A corset piercing is made up of a series of surface piercings on the back, which are done to imitate the appearance of the lacing on the back of a corset. Two rows of bilaterally symmetrical piercings are made. These can be composed of as few as four piercings (two on each side) to as many as the complete length of the back. Due to the difficulty and risks associated with permanently healing single surface piercings, most corset piercings are intended to be temporary in nature. Continue reading

Surface Piercing and the risk

Beautifully aligned and healed surface piercing

 

What is a Surface Piercing or Surface Piercing Jewelry? A Surface Piercing is where the entrance and exit holes are (usually) pierced through the same flat area of skin. Most surface piercings will fail due to a Piercer not being experienced with Surface Piercings, and not having full knowledge of how the body heals.

This piercing takes a lot of skill and experience to do correctly. I would recommend looking at photos of surface piercings that the Piercer has done that have healed to verify their experience, and not just go by what they say.

Some of the more common surface piercings that are done are the Madison, Nape piercings, Chest, Cleavage, and several piercings around the belly area. These places have very little skin to spare so they are constantly getting friction, which is what usually causes the piercing rejection.

The body Jewelry that is used for these piercings are specifically made for surface piercings and many times are custom made for the person or the Piercer. It is also recommended that you use the flexible jewelry such as for pregnancy which would be even better because it would move with your body and help prevent piercing rejection.