Everything you Need to Know about Piercing Needles and Body Piercing

Body piercing is a very common art these days. In fact it has become a fad among the youngsters. Some get it done for beauty, some do it for fashion and some because piercing is their passion. Otherwise how do you explain 100 piercings on a single body? 90% of the people getting a piercing are teenagers nowadays. Pierced ears, eyebrows and lips are a trend these days. You cannot imagine how many places on your body one can get pierced. You just have to name it and it will be done. But no matter where you pierce you body, it is very important to get it right. The right needle and an expert piercer is all you need mostly combined with proper after care. In this article, you will learn everything you wanted to know about piercing needles and body piercing.

Everything you Need to Know about Piercing Needles and Body Piercing

Types of Piercing Needles

Piercing Needles

A variety of needles are available in the market. They come in different sizes and materials. He needles are classified based on the body part they will be used on. Their sharpness as well as the length and the diameter all are decided on the body that will be pierced using them. One needs to research the pros and cons as well as the details of a particular needle before buying one. Some of the needles available in the market are:


  1. Eyebrow piercing needles
  2. Cannula piercing needles
  3. Tongue piercing needles
  4. Lip piercing needles
  5. Belly button piercing needles
  6. Ear piercing needles
  7. Nose piercing needles

And list is endless. As mentioned earlier, you just have to name the body part and you will get the relevant needle for it in the market. It is very necessary to use a proper needle when piercing. The sharpness, size and all the other attributes are very important to get a perfect as well as safe piercing.

These needles are usually available individually as well as a piercing kit that contains all the other piercing equipments too. These needles can be purchased in bulk too. Like if you are professional piercer, you can directly buy packs of 5, 7, 20 or even more. Whenever you are buying a piercing needle make sure you have done your lessons properly. There are hundreds of companies manufacturing different kinds of needles in different materials ranging from steel to titanium.

The Dos and Don’ts of Body Piercing

Body piercing is an ancient art form. It has been around since man invented jewellery so it is not rocket science. Anybody can do it, but there are some precautions that need to be observed or things can go wrong just like that.

The Dos

  1. Always got to a professional piercer.
  2. Prepare yourself mentally for the pain associated with the body part you are getting pierced.
  3. Make sure you want the piercing.
  4. Make sure the piercer you visit is using proper instruments and piercing needles.
  5. Take proper after care.

The Don’ts

  1. Do not try piercing yourself.
  2. Do not use non professional kits and piercing needles.
  3. Do not get it done just because somebody else has.
  4. Do not share needles.
  5. Do not ignore advised after care.

Piercing looks very beautiful when done artfully and professionally, all you have to do is select the perfect body part based on your personality and a perfect bling that will make using a piercing needle on your body just worth it. With proper methods and complete after care, a body piercing is sure to add on to your looks.

Author Bio:

Claire has over fifty tattoos on her body at various places. According to her, the pressure of piercing needles on her body gives her a sense of being alive and her tattoos are a reflection of her innate feelings and a representation of who she is.



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