What is the best belly button ring material?

If you have sensitive skin, steel, titanium and BioFlex are your best bets, with titanium being the best of the two metal options. Titanium belly button rings are made of the most inert metal, so they’re the least likely to trigger an allergic reaction.

Piercing material types for Belly Button Piercings. The four most common types of materials used in belly button piercings are: surgical steel, titanium, bioflex and solid gold. When you are getting your belly pierced, it’s extremely important that you only use nickel free materials.

Similarly, what is the best way to take out a belly button piercing? Hold the bar tightly against your body and unscrew the small ball from the bar. Set aside carefully so as not to lose it. Tug the larger bottom decorative ornament so the bar beings to slide through the navel piercing. Gently pull until you’ve freed the bar and replace the top ball to keep the jewelry together.

Similarly one may ask, what is the best material for a belly bar?

Hence, its best to stick with a material that you know wouldn’t react with your skin and increase risk of infections. While gold, stainless steel, niobium and platinum are all common, one of the most popular materials used to make belly bars is titanium. It’s light in weight and more durable than even steel.

Is surgical steel okay for belly rings?

Surgical Stainless Steel Surgical-grade stainless steel is the go-to option for most initial body piercings, including navel piercings. It’s inexpensive and highly durable. Its one disadvantage is that it’s relatively heavy compared to other choices.

How long is a normal belly button ring?

Sizing – Standard belly ring bars are 10mm-11mm. For long sizes – If your belly ring is just a bit tight, then 14mm is probably right for you. If the threads barely come out the top when you insert a regular length belly ring, then 16mm should be just right.

How long should I clean my belly piercing for?

Belly button piercings can take months to heal, and in some cases, it can even take a full year. If your belly button piercing appears to be healing well and shows no signs of complications, you should continue to clean it for about four weeks.

Are plastic belly button rings better?

Plastic belly button rings are a pliable, bendable alternative to surgical steel navel rings. Many plastic belly rings are made from Bioflex flexible tubing, or bioplast. Bioflex is great for nearly any piercing, but especially for belly rings.

What does 14g belly button ring mean?

14g) Navel jewellery is measured by gauges. The higher the gauge the smaller the piercing. 14g is the standard size that fits most piercings. 16g is actually a smaller piercing gauge then 14g.

How long after a belly piercing can you take a bath?

Wait at least 24 hours before you take a bath. In the first 24 hours after getting a new piercing, it is trying to heal and produce a protective scab. It’s best to wait at least a day before hopping into the bath to make sure your piercing has as much protection as possible.

Does a belly button piercing make you look slimmer?

Does getting a belly button piercing look good? Yes, because it draws the eye in – AKA it makes you look slimmer. It’s simple science: the eye is drawn to the piercing so your stomach automatically looks flatter.

Do belly piercings scar?

Scars from belly piercings can definitely be a disappointment, but they don’t have to be permanent. For mild scars, massage lotions and essential oils into the scar twice a day until it disappears. Use pressure to reduce raised scars like hypertrophic scars.

Can you be too fat to get a belly button piercing?

Your size: Overweight people can get this piercing if they want, but it’s not recommended if your navel becomes covered over by skin and fat when you sit. That can suffocate the piercing and build up more sweat, which makes healing more difficult and is a breeding ground for bacteria.

What type of belly ring is best for sensitive skin?

If you have sensitive skin, steel, titanium and BioFlex are your best bets, with titanium being the best of the two metal options. Titanium belly button rings are made of the most inert metal, so they’re the least likely to trigger an allergic reaction.

Can you feel the bar of a belly piercing?

Yes, go consult the studio you had it done at if anything looks odd or gets infected. In a way, it really depends on how easily it is to feel the bar. If the piercing was pierced shallow, you will be able to feel it with just gently rubbing your fingers across the skin.

Can you get different length belly bars?

The most common alternative lengths are 8 mm or 11 mm. We also have belly bars in 6 mm and 12 mm. If you wish to change the bar for a different length, or upgrade to a nickel-free titanium bar, you can find the loose parts in the accessories section.

What is the most painful piercing?

Septum, labret, dermal (surface) piercings, cartilage piercings, nostril and male intimate piercings are typically a medium level of pain for most. The most painful piercings are in sensitive areas, ie. nipple and intimate piercings (for females.)

How bad is navel piercing pain?

Good news: most people say that belly button piercings don’t hurt that much. They’re comparable to ear lobe piercings in terms of pain. If you’ve gotten your ear or nose cartilage pierced before, that type of piercing usually hurts more than a belly button piercing.

What is the shortest length belly button ring?

Standard piercing sizes Piercing Standard Gauge Standard Length Belly / Navel Ring 14G 3/8″ , 7/16″ Nose Piercing 20G , 18G 1/4″ , 5/16″ Tongue Piercing 14G 5/8″ Cartilage Piercing 16G , 18G 3/16″ , 1/4″ and 5/16″