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Types of Ears

Auricle Piercing
Auricle Piercing

What is auricle piercing? As the name suggests, it is the perforation of the auricle, the outer portion of the ear between the earlobe and helix. Since the auricle is a perfect spot for flaunting fancy rings, auricle piercing has become the newest fashion trend among the young crowd.

Conch Piercing
Conch Piercing

A conch piercing is a perforation of the cartilage of the ear for the purpose of inserting and wearing jewelry. There are two types of conch piercings, inner and outer. The name is derived from the resemblance of this part of the ear to a conch (sea creature) shell.

Helix Piercing
Helix Piercing

Helix Piercing refers to the act of perforating the helix or upper ear cartilage. Ear perforation is generally done to insert a piece of jewelry. Women as well as many men love to wear jewelries on their ears. In Helix Piercing upper ear cartilage is perforated to make wearing jewelry items possible.

Industrial Piercing
Industrial Piercing

Industrial piercing is generally carried out on the upper part of the ear cartilage with one perforation close to head and the other perforation slightly towards the lower part of cartilage. Industrial Piercing Pictures Industrial Piercing Images Industrial Piercing Pain There is no doubt that every piercing hurts.

Rook Piercing
Rook Piercing

The rook is quite possibly one of the coolest piercings you can get, mostly because you probably wouldn't notice or pay attention to the area without the piercing. The rook is an upper ear piercing and it's not nearly as common as the tragus piercing.

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Standard Lobe Piercing
Standard Lobe Piercing

The studs made to fit in most standard piercing guns are 20-gauge in diameter and just long enough to go through the earlobe. They are usually made of stainless steel and are often gold-plated. Piercing studs are sharper than a normal stud earring to allow them to puncture the lobe.

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Tragus Piercing
Tragus Piercing

Tragus Piercing Infection Proper aftercare of a tragus piercing is necessary to quicken the process of healing. Generally, the duration of healing depends on skin type of the person which can be dry or oily along with other factors like immunity, disorder like diabetes, etc.

Upper Lobe Piercing
Upper Lobe Piercing

4. Graduate Lobe Piercing. This one is an absolute die-for! You need three or more earrings of same design but different sizes. This kind of piercing is a combination of three or more piercings done on the lobe at a certain interval from each other. You may use pretty hoops or twinkling gems for the same.

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