Nose piercing is a very old tradition which has its roots in the Middle East. Increasingly more people choose nose piercing, but they do not know all aspects of this procedure. A nose piercing as any piercing should be cared for in order not to get infected. With a proper care and safety, you will have a happy nose piercing experience. Read on about the tips on safe nose rings.Tips on Safe Nose Rings Picture
- The right piercer: There are three types of nose piercings namely nostril piercing, nasal septum piercing and bridge piercing. Therefore, if you decide to pierce your nose you should choose a qualified piercer. The piercer should take all safety and hygienic measures. It is important to sterilize the equipments and jewelry before beginning the process.
- Safe nose rings: Proper care must be taken in selecting the jewelry for a pierced nose as the jewelry type depends on the type of piercing undertaken and as mentioned earlier there are three types of nose piercings. In the beginning, the jewelry should be of gold, surgical steel, niobium or titanium, to avoid infection. Only after the piercing has healed, the nose ring can be replaced with sterling silver jewelry.
- Piercing care: Healing can take up to 12 months. Therefore, proper care must be taken during this time period. Avoid touching the pierced area with dirty hands and do not try to remove the nose ring before the piercing is healed as it may lead to different infections. Use frequently an antibacterial soap to clean the pierced area and avoid cleaning the area with alcohol. A safe cleaning can be done also with sterile saline solution.
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