Snake Eyes Piercing (Horizontal Tongue Piercing)

What is snake eye piercing

It is a unique style of tongue piercing placed horizontally across the tip of the tongue as opposed to venom piercing made near the center of the tongue. Having a thick tongue makes it easier to accommodate the piercing with a lower risk of rejection. Appealing to many piercing enthusiasts snake eyes piercing has earned the name for its close resemblance to the eyes of a snake. Horizontal tongue piercing and sideways tongue piercing are the other names of the piercing. Continue reading “Snake Eyes Piercing (Horizontal Tongue Piercing)”

Smiley Piercing

What is smiley piercing?

It is an uncommon type of oral piercing done through the frenulum, a small fold of tissue of the upper lip. In the mid 90’s, a German magazine had published an image of Steve Harworth, a well-known body modification artist, sporting a smiley piercing. Since the piercing becomes visible whenever you smile, it has been given this name. It is sometimes referred to as scrumper piercing or upper lip frenulum piercing. On the other hand, anti-smiley piercing is another type of lip frenulum piercing where the small flap of tissue connecting the lower lip with the gum is perforated. Continue reading “Smiley Piercing”

Tooth Piercing

What is tooth piercing

In the age of offbeat piercings, tooth piercing is catching up fast with young body piercing enthusiasts. Etched with a small jewelry the tooth gets a sparkly look, expressing your individuality. Being a painless procedure, it has a lesser risk of infection. Also known as dental piercing, in most piercing parlors or dental salons a composite is applied on the tooth after polishing, followed by embedding of the jewelry into it. Although the tooth is not drilled for insertion of the jewelry to prevent cracking or chipping, it might be done in some cases by a professional expert. Continue reading “Tooth Piercing”

Venom Piercing

What is Venom piercing?

It is a pair of piercings done horizontally closer to the tip of the tongue. Since this unconventional tongue piercing resembles the fangs of a snake from where the venom is released, it is called venom piercing. Double tongue piercing, frog eyes piercing, and venom bites piercing are its other names. Vertical venom piercing involves two piercings placed vertically on the tongue. Continue reading “Venom Piercing”

Tongue Web Piercing

What is tongue web piercing

It is the perforation of the tongue web (frenulum), the small flap of tissue that attaches the underneath of the tongue to the floor of the mouth. The tongue web piercing is not noticeable unless you lift your tongue. An uncommon style of oral piercing, you can give it a try provided your frenulum is prominent enough. It is also known as frenulum piercing and tongue webbing piercing. Continue reading “Tongue Web Piercing”

Uvula Piercing

What is uvula piercing?

It is the perforation of the uvula, a tiny, fleshy mass of tissue hanging from the soft palate at the back of the throat. A rare type of oral piercing, getting a uvula piercing done could be a unique experience for the body piercing enthusiasts. Double uvula piercing is a popular variation where two perforations are made on the uvula. Continue reading “Uvula Piercing”

Tongue Piercing: Facts, Precautions, Aftercare, Pictures

Tongue Piercing is an oral piercing done usually through the center of the tongue. It  usually refers to a piercing of the tongue from the underside, vertically through to exit from the surface of the tongue. Standard tongue piercings, or one hole in the center of your tongue, is the most common and safest way to have your tongue pierced. It is considered to be one of the least painful piercing. The different colors of beads at the end of the barbell gives the individual a pretty and unique look.  Continue reading “Tongue Piercing: Facts, Precautions, Aftercare, Pictures”