Body Piercing Jewelry Guide

Body piercings are considered an expression of one’s self, thus there are many different types of piercings that an individual can select. With the many different choices available comes different pain levels, risks, and healing difficulties. Educating one’s self can ensure you to understand the risks, as well as the pain level.

This guide will serve as a source of information for some of the more well-known piercings. It will include which part of the body is pierced, what it will look like, what kinds of jewelry fit best, and the expected healing time. It will help you make the right decisions before going to your local piercing studio.


Ear Piercings

  • Helix and Helix Orbital
  • Conch and Conch Orbital
  • Daith
  • Rook
  • Lobe (including Orbital)
  • Tragus and Anti-Tragus
  • Industrial/Scaffold
  • Snug/Anti-Helix


Facial Piercings

  • Erl/Bridge
  • Dimple/Cheek
  • Monroe
  • Septum
  • Labrets and Lowbrets
  • Nostril
  • Lip Rings
  • Snake Bites
  • Medusa/Philtrum
  • Eyebrow


Oral Piercings

  • Tongue
  • Tongue Web/Frenulum
  • Frowny
  • Smiley/Scrumper


Body/Surface Piercings

  • Navel/Belly Button
  • Nipple Piercings (M+F)
  • Nape
  • Sternum/Cleavage
  • Vampire Bite
  • Madison
  • Dermal Anchors/Micro-dermal Implants
  • Corset Piercings