You would not surprise anybody with the ear piercing; however, belly button with a ring would not be shocking for anyone as well. Nevertheless, if earrings are something traditional and usual, punctures on the other parts of the body is a sign of something unordinary or even marginal. Regarding belly button piercing, it is rather femininity or sexuality manifestation and that is why it is so popular among young harmonies girls, who used to wear short tops and jeans with the lower waist line.
Belly button piercing is far not a young invention for people wishing to be distinguished. The first who started to pierce belly buttons and wear jewelry in there were people in Ancient Egypt; however, this fact at that time was a distinctive sign, and people endowed with it were personalities who had an access to high privileges of the society. Nowadays this tradition lost its power, but flat belly with a hanging pebble in it is still an attractive sight.
Therefore, before decorating your belly button with jewelry it is necessary to think well: would you be able to take care of this zone properly right after the procedure, and would you be able to observe hygiene and all other rules of jewelry wearing later on. Once you are ready, go and get a piercing – the first step to get a new image.
Is it painful?
This is the first question that is asked by girls who want to decorate their belly buttons. This is not as painful as the tongue piercing but it would be more perceptible comparing it to the ear piercing. It is possible to have local Anastasia if it is necessary.
Specialist’s qualification that does belly button piercing plays a big role; therefore, you should carefully choose a place where you would get this procedure. It is much better to do this safely and without pain in medical or cosmetic offices where they use 100% sterile and disposal tools and real professionals do it.
Piercing is done by the very thin, made of surgical steel, needle and it is very fast. It is necessary to get a compress made of chlorideksidine or myramystine right after the piercing. You may put jewelry on only within four weeks after piercing since the healing up process takes this time. It is important to have proper care of this part of the body during this whole period.
After the procedure
It is not recommended to bend for the first week after piercing in order not to damage a wound. Further, you would have to watch loads and mechanical influence on your belly – from 3 to 12 months, it is time that needs for the full belly button piercing healing up. This is in order for belly’s jewelry not to cause any uncomfortable feelings later on. You should treat a wound with the wad stick soaked in chlorgeksidyne or myramystine from 3 to 5 times daily until your wound will skin over. Do not follow suggestions of disinfecting it with spirit or vodka. It is not allowed to rotate jewelry and you would have to limit jewelry’s contact with cloth as much as possible: do not wear tight staff, especially synthetic, which may cause an allergy. There are specified limitations with water procedures: do not swim in a sea, do not go to bathhouse or sauna since a piercing may be still open and liable to inflammation. Do not do any physical exercises for abdominal muscles.