Proper Placement for a Helix Piercing

Proper Placement for a Helix PiercingHelix piercing is one of the most attractive ear piercings. It can truly enhance your look and there are many different earrings you can wear with it. This ear cartilage piercing offers numerous possibilities for jewelry and style. However, in order for it to work, you need a proper placement for a helix piercing.

What is a Proper Placement for a Helix Piercing?

A helix piercing is a piercing on the helix of the ear. The helix is part of the cartilage that makes the upper ear.

Since helix is relatively large, there are many spots where you can pierce it. This is why many people wonder about the proper placement for a helix piercing. Such a placement will make the piercing safe and allow it to heal without problems. Also, a proper placement for a helix piercing will emphasize … read more

The Most Popular Lip Studs

Stud LipsLip piercings are popular, stylish and attractive. A great thing about these piercings is that body jewelry you can use with your lip piercing is discreet and will not put too much pressure on your mouth. Stud lips are the most popular jewelry type for lip piercings.

What are Stud Lips?

Stud lips, lip studs or labret studs, are popular jewelry choices for lip piercings. While you can use many different jewelry styles for your lip piercings, these studs are a perfect jewelry choice. Some people think that lip rings are the only jewelry you can use for your lip piercings but stud lips (labrets) are actually the most popular choice.

The basic design of a lip stud is simple yet very effective. A labret stud has a straight body (shaft) that is typically short and small in dimensions. On … read more

Types of Upper Lip Piercings – There’s no end to being different

Body piercing on any part of the body screams of individuality but with so many followers,  sometimes it gets hard to rely on body piercing for exclusivity. So what do you do then? Simple go for more unusual trends just like the ones that have emerged in upper lip piercing.

Now it’s not only the Monroe or Madonna piercing that upper lip piercing is all about. These days labret studs, barbells and other kinds of body jewelry are put to more unique (piercing) uses.

There’s much more and beyond…

Monroe Piercing – Remember the sexy mole on her upper lip? Well it’s just that but the difference is here a labret stud makes you beautiful instead of a mole.

Jestrum Piercing – In this a curved barbell goes through the philtrum or the groove in the center of the upper … read more

From Labret Studs to Spikes – Types of Labret Piercing Jewelry

It’s not just studs anymore that is making peoples’ labret shine these days. A great variety of labret jewelry designs are available cut out just for the area between the lip and the chin. Labret jewelry can be made from Titanium, gold, surgical steel and other materials/ metals that are skin friendly and nickel free.

The most popular kinds of labret piercing jewelry are given below. See what suits your style:

Labret Stud – Initially it was the most popular labret piercing jewelry but now studs are gradually slipping into commonality from popularity. In this a long straight shaft has a flat disc on one end (which remains inside the mouth) and a bead which is visible outside. However, these are perfect for first timers to get initiated.

Labret Buttons – These are bigger than beads of the labret studs. … read more