- Navel piercing - only for the most distinguished
- Safety regulations
- What changes
Among adolescents especially a lot of people who want to do a navel piercing
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. Parents are usually against the piercing, and prohibit, or at least, trying to dissuade him from it. However, not all supporters and opponents navel piercing know how to explain their position.
Navel piercing - for and against
It should be easy to discuss with the child of his desire - explain why you are against it, but please refrain from unnecessary emotions
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; facts are always much more effective and persuasive.
Potentially navel piercing is as dangerous as, for example, a puncture of the skin around the eyes. The greatest risk is that the needles used for body piercing can transmit infection from person to person. So-called "guns", which are still used in some stores, it is very difficult to properly disinfect and it is impossible to say with absolute certainty that the visit of the interior will not cause any harm. Moreover, piercing in the navel becomes an open door for all sorts of infections pathogens. Decoration in the navel will be constantly cling to clothing (unlikely in the school can wear tank tops, do not cover the navel), and the puncture will heal very slowly. In addition, the navel piercing requires a rather careful maintenance (we'll discuss this later).
On the other hand, a navel piercing is becoming increasingly popular, and you can not endlessly resist the desire of the child if he was determined to stand his ground. If earlier it was believed in the navel jewelery lovers attribute all sorts of alternative fashion, today it has become part of the mainstream. The sale comes more and more new models of jewelry for your navel, navel piercing of the stars became quite common, and there is nothing surprising in the fact that teenagers follow fashion trends. Besides, beautiful navel piercing can really make a person more attractive - the main thing that it was done according to the rules.
Types navel piercing
Sam does not usually pierced navel - a puncture made in the skin above the navel. There are several kinds of navel piercing.
- Vertical upper navel piercing
This is the most common type of navel piercing. The puncture is made in the crease of the skin above the navel
- Vertical lower navel piercing
In this case, make a puncture in the skin fold, which is below the navel. Separately, this type of piercing is rarely done; usually it is combined with the upper vertical piercing - it turns a double navel piercing.
This piercing is done for people with bulging belly button. Master not pierce the skin above or below the navel and scar tissue directly to the navel.
- Horizontal navel piercing
Punctures making the sides of the umbilicus so that the decoration (usually the post) can be inserted horizontally. Sometimes doing superficial punctures on the sides of the navel, and every individual is inserted into the puncture earrings.
Multipirsing - a combination of several of these kinds of navel piercing. Such piercing looks very impressive, but only after being fully healed, and it will take a few weeks or months of careful care of the pierced navel.
Decorations for navel
The most common jewelry navel-shaped curved rod, as a rule, with the two balls on the ends. Of course, you can also wear a belly button rings and other ordinary earrings, but if they cling to the clothes or anything else, it can cause quite severe damage (to the pole, thanks to its shape, such problems are quite rare).
Decorations for the navel is usually made of surgical steel, high grade gold, niobium or titanium. There are also jewelry made of gold-plated or silver-plated inexpensive metal that can quite easily break and cause skin irritation. This in some cases can lead to potentially dangerous infections of the abdominal cavity and even blood poisoning. The risk is especially great if the navel ring is not completely healed. Such complications are rare, but, nevertheless, to do everything possible to prevent them. On infection may indicate pain, redness and inflammation of the skin in the navel. Sometimes puncture begins to fester, and the skin around it becomes hot to the touch. When such signs should be as soon as possible to see a doctor.
This should not be a navel piercing
Navel piercing is not suitable for those who have not big enough skin fold above the navel, or who have very bulging belly button. Strictly speaking, in both cases, the piercing can be done, but the decorations can look ugly; They also will often cling to clothing, increasing the risk of skin damage. For people with weakened immune systems
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and diseases that increase the risk of bleeding, a navel piercing can be dangerous. In these cases, before you go to the salon, where do the piercing, it is necessary to consult with your doctor.
How to do a navel piercing and does not harm health
First of all, it should be easy to consult with an experienced master of piercing - it can tell whether or not you even do body piercing, or the structure of your navel is that decorations will not stick to it as necessary.
Pay attention to the way work is organized in the cabin, where you will do the piercing. Make sure that the wizard uses sterile equipment, disposable needles and wears new gloves before starting work with another client. In addition, in good stores should be able to purchase high-quality treatment and to seek advice after piercing, if the customer need any help.
Do not do a navel piercing, if in the next few days you will be to exercise. In addition, we must remember that in the weeks after placed navel piercing, you should refrain from yoga, dance and most sports.
Before you go to the lounge for a navel piercing, wear loose, comfortable clothing. Suit pants or skirt with belt low and wide shirt or tunic. In general, wear any clothes that will not fit very close to the body and put pressure on the stomach.
During the procedure, body piercing watch your breath (it must be flat and deep), with focus on some fixed predmere. This will help you to relax the muscles and significantly reduce the discomfort that is inevitably linked with punctures the skin.
Immediately after the piercing, choose jewelry for the navel of those who will offer you a master. As a rule, the first is better to wear ornaments made of titanium, surgical steel or niobium. These metals are less likely to cause irritation and lead to some other undesirable consequences. Gold, contrary to popular belief, it is better to wear even after a puncture heals.
Although many girls think that the navel is best to pierce the summer - because of the possibility to wear the clothes, leaves the stomach open - remember, swimming (in swimming pools and in open water) and even to take a bath is not recommended, at least for a week after the procedure navel piercing.
Moreover, in the first week after the piercing is necessary to observe extreme caution when choosing clothes. This is extremely important, because clothing can catch on jewelery, and if the puncture has been made recently, it will be very painful.
If there was a reddening of the area of the puncture, which does not pass in a few days, severe swelling or pain, you should seek medical help. On the other hand, a slight suppuration and formation of dry crust does not necessarily indicate an infection - in most cases normal body function features aimed at healing of the damaged tissues.
Improperly done piercings can also cause damage to the nerve endings, so if you notice any other unusual symptoms that appeared after the piercing, and consult a doctor.
Most people make a navel piercing, say experienced during the procedure only mild pain. However, if you know that you have a low pain threshold, it makes sense to use a local anesthetic for the procedure.
After the procedure, set master all your questions and listen carefully to what he tells you. You have to get out of the cabin, knowing exactly how to care for pierced navel, and what to do if the healing process goes wrong.