Healing Times

Do NOT change your jewelry until your piercing is completely healed

Navel
Avoid tight fitting clothing, and over excursion of the area 6-9 months

Ear Cartilage/Facial Change your pillowcase frequently. Avoid getting make-up, face wash, or moisturizers in or around the piercing site. Maintain cleanliness of cell-phones, headphones/earbuds, eyeglasses, sunglasses, helmets, hats, etc

  • Earlobes: 6-8 weeks
  • Ear Cartilage: 3-6 months
  • Bindi/Vertical Bridge/Bridge: 4-6 months
  • Eyebrow: 4-8 weeks
  • Nostril: 3-4 months
  • Septum: 6-8 weeks

Oral
To reduce swelling, dissolve small pieces of ice in your mouth, take an over the counter non-steroidal anti-inflammatory such as Ibuprofen. Don't speak or move your jewelry more than necessary. Sleep with your head slightly elevated above your heart for the first few nights, and DO NOT PLAY WITH YOUR JEWELRY.

Maintain good oral hygiene, use a new soft bristle toothbrush and floss daily. Once healed brush your jewelry more thoroughly to avoid plaque buildup.

  • Vertical Tongue: 6-8 weeks
  • Lip (Monroe): 2-3 months
  • Lip (lower/side): 6-8 weeks
  • Central Labret: 6-8 weeks
  • Philtrum: 3-4 months

Nipples
Avoid tight fitting clothing. Bra's should be appropriately fitted, no tighter than a sports bra

  • Female: 6-9 months
  • Male: 3-4 months