Bottom Belly Button Piercing (Inverse/ Lower Belly Button Piercing)
What is bottom belly button piercing
Unlike the typical belly button piercing, bottom belly button piercing is the perforation of the lower portion of the navel. Having a well-developed belly button anatomy gives you the scope for displaying an extensive collection of cool jewelry. As a matter of fact, many young girls get both their upper and lower navel pierced, one of the variations of double belly button piercing, for a unique style statement.
Bottom belly button piercing procedure
Make sure you get your lower navel pierced by a highly skilled piercing professional. Using a light, sterilized needle the surface of the lower belly button is perforated followed by insertion of the jewelry.
Bottom belly button piercing pain
While getting the lower navel pierced, you will experience a pinching pain that goes away after a while. However, it depends on an individual capacity to tolerate the pain that may vary from low to high.
Bottom belly button piercing aftercare
- Wash your hands with antibacterial soap prior to touching or cleaning the piercing
- Use a cotton ball soaked in warm saline water to clean the pierced belly button
- Rinse the piercing with a mild soap while bathing
- Use a paper towel for drying the pierced region
- Wear loose-fitting clothes to prevent the jewelry from getting stuck to the fabric
- Avoid subjecting the piercing to unnecessary stress until it heals properly
Bottom belly button piercing healing
Being a navel piercing, it might take 9 to 12 months to undergo complete healing.
Bottom belly button piercing infection and complications
Taking care of the piercing is of utmost importance to avert the risk of infection. If you witness intense pain, swelling, redness, and a yellow discharge near the pierced navel, then take medical help for preventing the infection from causing severe complications. Experiencing constant irritation, itching and discomfort during the healing phase could be a sign of migration that might result in rejection of jewelry. In such a case, rush to the piercing salon for getting the jewelry removed. Therefore, you should be a bit selective with the jewelry as the use of the wrong metal can cause an allergic skin reaction.
Bottom belly button piercing jewelry
Ball closure rings and circular barbells are generally recommended for wearing during the healing period. However, later you can artistically use dangles, studs, and belly bars to adorn your bottom belly button paired with a cute crop top or a belly T-shirt.
Bottom belly button piercing cost
The price of the piercing would fall anywhere between $35 and $60 in most well-to-do piercing studios.