- Navel piercing - only for the most distinguished
- Safety regulations
- What changes
Care navel piercing
Navel piercing - it may be the sexiest of all kinds of body piercing - of course, provided that you have a tight stomach and beautiful skin
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(no stretch marks and other cosmetic defects). In Ancient Egypt the upper classes of society, including the pharaohs began to pierce the belly button. Currently, a navel piercing is especially popular among women, most of them - young people. He came into vogue after in the 1950s began to spread across the planet unthinkable in the early 20th century bikini. Popularization piercing bikini contributed to the singer Madonna, the top model Christy Turlington and Naomi Campbell. Perhaps among adolescents navel piercing has become particularly popular because it can be done in secret from their parents - just do not remember in time to cover the navel clothing.
How to care for pierced navel
To the healing process went well and quickly, punctured stomach should be cleaned at least twice a day. Every time before touching your navel or decorations in it, wash your hands thoroughly with soap and warm water (to do so until the navel heals completely). Approximately five minutes to attach the navel piece of cloth soaked in brine to form a puncture in the dry crust completely soaked. Then rinse and navel jewelery antibacterial soap and warm water. Thoroughly rinse off the suds, and attach to the navel dry soft towel to soak up the water (do not rub the skin with a towel to avoid damaging it).
Once you have made a professional belly button piercing, and put a temporary decoration of high quality material, the further process of healing navel punctured it depends on you. Following these guidelines: care, after some time you will become the owner of the piercing, which will look good even after many years. But remember - no matter how good looks piercings in 3-6 months after a puncture has been made, it has not healed completely. Thick scar tissue on the walls of the puncture is formed not earlier than in a year, and before that you can easily damage the healing skin if you wear jewelry inappropriate or inadequate care to change them.
During the first three days after you get pierced, punctured stomach clean twice a day - morning and evening. This can be done when you take a shower, but do not forget to thoroughly wash the puncture that it had no soap.
Use shampoo, hair conditioner and shower gel before going to clean the navel. Wash it in the least, to completely clear it of any traces of cosmetic products.
Squeeze fingers a little liquid antibacterial soap, add water and when the foam is formed, gently apply it to the navel and decoration. Rotate the jewelry to clean it properly. After a few seconds, rinse with soap, again rotating decoration - so you can better clean the punctured stomach from the inside.
Do not wipe the navel his usual towel for the body (it can be bacteria that in the first days after the piercing is particularly dangerous). Use a soft tissue paper (avoid scented napkins - they may cause irritation).
Perform steps 1-4 for the next three or four weeks. Furthermore, once a day may be washed with warm water stomach (if there is time - and soap, if there is sufficient water alone). Do not forget to watch out for, so that the skin around the puncture did not get creams, body powders and other cosmetics.
Over the next three or four months is sufficient to perform steps 1-4 once in 2-4 days. Too frequent and intensive cleaning in this period is one of the main causes of skin irritation in the umbilicus and slow healing piercing.
- What should be avoided in the care of pierced navel
Do not use for cleansing the skin puncture in Epsom salt and table salt, betadine
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, tea tree oil
Tea tree oil
, Polysporin, Neosporin and bacitracin. These substances should not be applied in general to any fresh wound.
Sunscreen, suntan lotions, and any other cream is applied to the body so that they do not fall directly on the skin around the navel - their ingredients can slow down the process of healing, cause irritation, due to which increases the likelihood of infection.
- What to do in case of infection
The first signs of infection usually are: pain in the puncture, and increased sensitivity to touch, skin redness and swelling, pus and pain when trying to move or rotate an ornament. In most cases, the cause of the infection becomes improper care or skin damage. If you remove the jewelry, it does not solve the problem - most likely, you will only intensify irritation. As a rule, minor infections can be managed only by starting more thoroughly and regularly cleaned punctured stomach - this earring is not a hindrance. If you still want to stay in jewelry, refer to the master, who did the piercing.
If you have any symptoms of infection, such as severe pain and isolation of greenish pus, you should immediately consult your doctor - this may indicate a serious, potentially dangerous infection.
How long is healing the punctured stomach
The duration of the healing process depends on many factors, first of all - how a person cares for navel pierced. For a complete healing may take up to one and a half years. This may be due to the relatively poor quality of tap water. Additionally, perspiration and certain types of fabrics irritate the skin, which in particular fresh puncture sensitive. Other factors slowing down the process of healing are the ornaments of substandard materials, stress
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, Disease, lack of skin care, and poor diet.
Piercing navel during pregnancy
In most cases, jewelry in the navel can safely be worn up to the fifth or sixth month of pregnancy. When the skin on the stomach starts to stretch significantly, and navel - to become more convex, jewelery must be removed or replaced by another, of a flexible material.
How to remove the decorations from the navel
If the cabin, where you do a navel piercing, you will put a temporary dressing, you can go into the same room and asked him to withdraw. If the puncture is completely healed, simply wash your hands and navel, and gently remove the dressing. In normal navel bars for one ball, usually twisted off, and then the bar can be easily removed.