A Complete Guide About Lip Piercing

A Complete Guide About Lip Piercing

Lip piercing is getting popular day by day. After using some temporary methods to wear rings on your lips, you might be thinking of a permanent solution, and lip piercing is the answer. But there are many things you should know about before getting your lips pierced. There are many lip piercing types, and you should know a bit about them to decide what type of piercing you want.

Single Lip Piercing:-

Here are the types of single lip piercing:

Side Labret Piercing:-

It is an off-center piercing, and it is done either on the upper lip or the lower lip. It is one of the most common types of lip piercing. This type of piercing is done with the 14G and the 15G. Bead rings and stud jewelry can be worn with this piercing.

Monroe Piercing:-

This type of piercing is done on the right side of the upper lip. These piercings mimic the beauty mark of Marilyn Monroe. It is done with the 14G, 15G, 18G. Captive bead rings and horseshoe barbells look amazing with this type of piercing.

Madonna Piercing:-

This type of piercing is done on the left side of the upper lip. This piercing is done to mimic the beauty marc on Madonna’s lips. This piercing is done with the 14G, 15G, and 18G. Labret studs, horseshoe bells, and CBRs look amazing with this type of piercing.

Medusa Piercing:-

Medusa piercing is done in the center of the upper lips. Commonly this type of piercing is done with 16G. Labret studs and the CBRs both look perfect with this type of piercing.

Labret Piercing:-

In this type of piercing, the piercing is done in the center of the lower lip. This type of piercing is done with gauge ranges between 14G to 18G. It is one of the most common types of lip piercing, and it is also popular due to the many options that come with this piercing. You can wear CBRs, labret studs, seamless rings, and a circular barbell with a labret piercing.

Vertical Labret Piercing:-

As the name indicates, vertical labret piercing is a bit similar to a standard labret piercing. The one end of the piercing comes from the center of the lower lip, while the other end of the piercing comes from the center of the lip itself. This piercing is done with a gauge ranging between 14G and 18G. Even the larger can also be used. You can wear bent barbells and CBRs with this type of piercing.

Ashley Piercing:-

This type of piercing is done in the center of the lower lip, and the other end of the piercing is inside the mouth and is not visible. Only the entrance point is visible. This type of piercing is done with the gauge between the 14G and 18G. You can also go for the larger gauge with this type of piercing. Bent barbells and CBRs are perfect with this type of piercing.

Jestrum Piercing:-

This type of piercing is done in the middle of the top of the upper lip, and the other end of the piercing is protruding from the center of the upper lip. This type of piercing can also be done with a gauge that ranges between 14G and 18G. Curved barbells and CBRs are the perfect fit for this type of piercing.

Double Lip Piercing:-

Dolphin Bite Piercing

Dolphin Bite Piercing

Here are further types of double lip piercing:

Dahlia Piercing:-

This type of piercing is done at the corners of the mouth, and it is done in pairs, which means it is done on both sides of the mouth. Labret studs with beaded ends are perfect for this type of piercing. To make a unique look, most people also go for gemstones.

Snake Bite Piercing:-

This type of piercing is done below the lower lips towards the edges of the mouth. This is named so because it represents the fangs markings. You have many options too with this type of piercing, such as CBRs, seamless rings, labret studs, and hoops look perfect.

Angel Bite Piercing:-

Angel bite piercing is similar to snake bite piercing, but it is done on the top side of the upper lips. It is done with a gauge that ranges between 14G and 18G. Lip ring studs with beads and gemstones look stunning with this type of piercing. You can also opt for CBRs, hoops, and seamless rings with this type of piercing.

Dolphin Bite Piercing:-

Dolphin bite piercing is similar to snake bite piercing, but the piercing is close to the center in this type. It is done below the lower lips. It is done with the 14G, 16G, and 18G. You can wear seamless rings, hoops, and labret studs with beads or gemstones with this type of piercing.

Quadruple Piercing:-

Here are further types of quadruple piercing:

Shark Bite Piercing:-

Shark bite piercing is similar to cyber bite piercing, but it is done in pairs on both sides of the mouth. Circular barbells, hoops, labret studs, and CBRs are perfect for this type of piercing.

Canine Bite Piercing:-

In canine bite piercing, four piercings are done on both sides of the upper and the lower lips. We can say that this type of piercing is a combination of snakebite piercing and angel bite piercing. With this type of piercing, you have plenty of options. You can even make a combination of the jewelry. Labret studs, hoops, CBRs, and circular barbells are all perfect for this type of piercing.

Note:-

Lip piercing names depend upon the position where the piercing is done.

Aftercare For Lip Piercing:-

Here are some do’s and don’ts after the lip piercing:

  • It is crucial to keep the area clean. You should rinse your mouth with saline after eating or before going to bed.
  • Do not move the jewelry.
  • Protect your piercing from any trauma until it is completely healed.
  • Do not use creams or balms that your doctor does not recommend.

Conclusion:-

As lip piercing provides you many options to style yourself. Through the blog, you also got the idea that there are many types of piercing. Now it’s up to you that which type of piercing you want. It takes for a lip piercing to heal completely for at least 3 to 4 months, and this duration varies with every type of piercing.

 

 

 

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