Planning to try out the latest ear piercing trends?? We are living in the times where experimentation is the new normal and fashion is very complicated! So if you are thinking about fancy puncturing a few new holes in your ears, then you might need to do a little research about it. When it comes to piercing, there are actually a lot of options for the position of the piercing. From snug piercing to conch piercing, here’s your complete guide.

Helix Piercing

Helix piercing is cartilage piercing done along the upper ear. There is no nerve ending in this area so it won't cause you any pain. Two piercing done together in this area is known as double helix piercing. Although studs can be used in helix piercing, nowadays captive bead ring and barbell are trending. So pick these earrings to wear.

Snug piercing

sung piercing

Snug piercing is done in a quite shallow area, as it’s located in the inner-cartilage area part-way down the ear’s outer rim, just above the anti-tagrus. 

Rook piercing

Rook piercing is also known as the cousin of the snug piercing. It’s done of two different cartilage, more specifically, it’s vertically done and found above the tragus on the ridge separating the outer and inner conch. Rock this piercing with either captive bead rings or curved barbells.

Tragus piercing

tragus ear piercing

Piercing done right above your ear canal is tragus piercing. This piercing is highly infamous piercing, as it is highly prone to infections. Its level of difficulty depends upon the thickness and size of your tragus. This piercing will look great with studs or hoops.

Anti-tragus piercing

anti tragus piercing

The anti-tragus piercing is more of a cartilage piercing, located just above where traditional lobe piercing is done. This piercing is very painful and takes a lot of time to heal.

Daith piercing

This ear piercing has the ring pass through the ear’s innermost cartilage fold. Some people consider this piercing as a remedy for migraines. If you are planning for this piercing, then go for captive bead rings or curved barbell jewellery.

Conch piercing

conch piercing

This cartilage piercing can be done either in the inner part of the ear or in the ear outer. A lot of conch piercing cover both areas. Opt a silver captive bead ring for a dazzling look!

Orbital piercing

Any two piercing connected with a piece of jewellery is known as orbital piercing.

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Lobe Piercing

This piercing is still perhaps the most common piercing throughout the world. It is probably the first piercing you ever had done and also one of the quickest to heal. People who love modifications and piercings start with this one, and some even continue to stretch their lobe piercing for a more stunning and unique look.

Traverse lobe piercing

traverse lobe piercing

Instead of piercing through the lobe front to back, this type of piercing goes through the skin horizontally (from inside or outside the ear) using a barbell. This is a pain-free piercing.

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No matter which type of piercing you will opt for, just remember you’ll always look phenomenal!