So about 8 weeks ago I got my ears pierced… as an adult. I made it through my teenager years without pierced ears. The reason I waited so long is because one, I was frankly afraid of the needle those that know me will laugh at this given that I literally put needles in other people all dayand then two, I knew I would spend a ton of money on earrings.
Getting your first ear or other body piercing can be an emotional affair - after all, it's usually one of the first times we make an outward sign of ownership over our bodies. But aside from trying to work out the difference between a daith and a helix piercingwhat else do you need to know before your first trip to the piercing parlour? We spoke to Kevin, a piercer at Liberty London and world-famous jewellery designer Maria Tash, to find out all the important bits the professionals think you should be aware of before you get a piercing.
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I've had my ears pierced since I was an infant, thanks to my mom. By the time I hit my teens, I wanted a row of piercings halfway up the ear and in the cartilage. I remember seeing the girls in TLC with cartilage earrings and coveting one of my own. So I got plenty of ear piercings over the years.
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Last year, out of the blue, I let a small, tattooed man with holes in his ears the size of silver dollars jab a needle straight through mine. The pain was quick then gone, and a moment later he held up a mirror so that I could see his handiwork. There it was: a small silver stud shining smack dab in the center of my now slightly bloodied earlobe.
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Not the kind you hear out of, but the man-made kind. The ones you put earrings in. I guess they're technically called "piercings," but I prefer the term "ear holes. You see, I'm an adult with pierced ears, but over the years, my ear holes closed up.
Ear piercings are discreet and very common, which makes them a good choice for your first piercing. Every piercing comes with some degree of pain. Still the good news is that ear piercings are some of the least painful ones you can get.