To go with fashion and latest trends, people go for piercing for they want to experience something new, some go for getting a new look. Piercings make you look cool but have you ever thought of the precautions you should be taking before going for piercing or after piercing is done?
Well, the answer would be a straight NO. Why to compromise with your body for those fashion and trends? Keep in mind the below things before you go for piercing.
Before going for piercing, do your research well. Gather as much information as you can from a qualified physician about the type of piercing you are about to go for, so that you can ask your relative questions to the person who is going to provide you with the piercing service.
Always make sure that the needles used are fresh and insist on use of sterilised needles.
Always feel free to clear your doubts. Make sure your piercing artist is wearing disposable gloves. It is advisable to first visit the place and check around for the impression of the cleanliness that the artist follows. Ask on whether the instruments and needles used are disposable or not, if not ask them about the methods of sterilisation that they follow.
Try to know yourself before going for piercing. For piercing on your chosen area first to make it disinfectant, a particular antiseptic is applied after which a needle would be used to pierce that area and thereafter cleaning that area, a piece of your desired jewellery is inserted there.
Always check that whether you allergic to surgical steel or not. Though your piercing artist will make you aware of the precautionary steps you need to take after piercing but that alone won’t help, you need to take extra care on your own too. Keep the pierced area clean and free from germs and dust.
Usually any lingual piercings would take around four weeks for healing. In starting regular icing would be required to reduce swelling. Eat not so chewy food and always gargle after every meal. Don’t try to touch the piercing and remove the metal until the piercing is totally healed.
Wash your hands before cleaning the pierced area. Pus discharge is normal; clean it with nominal hot water. Clean the pierced area with a very mild soap.
So, now no more a NO about not knowing the precautions to be taken before or after piercing. So remain in the latest fashion and trends without compromising with your body.