Eyebrow Piercing

by Nasrina Parvin Khan

There is no recognized symbolic meaning associate with eyebrow piercing unlike other piercing. It is fully an aesthetic piercing. It helps to draw the attention to the upper part of the face and eyes. So, it is very important to choose appropriate eyebrow jewelry. The placement of eyebrow jewelries is also important.

Body piercing jewelries have attained a popular place in Today's fashion Scenario. To worn a body piercing jewelry a person should have a pierced hole in the particular part of his/her body.

Body piercing is a form of body art. Usually people get pierced and worn body piercing jewelry to give shapes and enhance the beauty of the parts of their body and get an attraction.

The style of body piercing is a year old tradition and comes from tribal society at the beginning. There are various kinds of body piercing in the tribes, like-ears, nose, cheeks, throats etc. Body piercing have a cultural significant in many countries and communities.

EYEBROW PIERCING

Eyebrow PiercingBut the most popular body piercing among 'generation-y' is eyebrow piercing. Modern teens are more adventurous in nature. They loved to do experiment with every kind of fashion. So, eyebrow piercing is getting more popular day by day among them.

Eyebrow piercing has its most contemporary origin. Nowadays it is one of the most common facial piercing, which is socially accepted.

There is no recognized symbolic meaning associate with eyebrow piercing unlike other piercing. It is fully an aesthetic piercing. It helps to draw the attention to the upper part of the face and eyes. So, it is very important to choose appropriate eyebrow jewelry. The placement of eyebrow jewelries is also important.

PLACEMENT

eyebrow piercing
An eyebrow piercing is a type of body piercing done through the eyebrow, usually vertically with an angle of 35 degree from the outside corner of the eye. It may be pierced anywhere along the eyebrow from directly above the eye to the edge of the eyebrow. Otherwise direction of the pierce can cause of damage of the major Supra-Orbital nerves, which present in the eyebrow.

Now it is up to you, how and where you want your piercing. To sit the ring better the pierce should be angular. A vertical piercing helps the ring to sit better.

RISKS AND PREVENTION

To get a safe piercing, it should be performed by a professional of a recognized piercing studio. It is dangerous for health to do piercing at home. The piercing must be done by an approved sterile body piercing needle.

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HEALING TIME

Usually eyebrow piercing takes 6-8 weeks to getting heal. Sometimes it takes longer time depending on the person and aftercare regimen. The pierce will heal quicker if you care better. The healing of eyebrow piercing may hamper by the knocked in time of sleeping.

AFTERCARE REGIMEN

Eyebrow piercing is infection prone because of the dirt, which gets into the pierced part and present of lots of hair follicles and the movement of the eyebrow. So, there is some aftercare regimen to prevent the infection.

* It is strictly prohibited to touch the pierce area except in time of cleaning.
* To prevent the infection it is necessary to clean the piece daily.
Cleaning should have done under the shower.
* Applying of warm salt water compress to the pierce area for 2-3 minutes is very effective.
* It is important to remove all the crusting from the pierce because it can concrete on the jewelry and can cause of pain.
* Rinse the pierce area with fresh water and move the jewelry gently. You have to be sure that there is no crusting remaining.
* Don't rub the wound, pat it dry. It is necessary to dry the piercing area with a clean tissue or a toilet paper. Because towels can cause of infection.
* Applying of lavender oil can promotes the healing process.
* It is also necessary to sleep on the opposite side of the piercing. It reduces movement of the ring. Alternatively a Band-Aid can help to keep the ring fixed in time of sleeping.
* To keep the bedding clean, especially pillow covers help to reduce the chances of infection.
* It is necessary to follow these after care regimen until the wound is cured.

EYEBROW JEWELRY

There is variation of eyebrow jewelry. Eyebrow rings, eyebrow studs, eyebrow barbells are the types of eyebrow piercing jewelries. The usual jewelry is 1mm ball closure ring. 8mm rings are for men and 6mm rings for women. Anyway, the eyebrow piercing can also be done with the help of very small sized barbells. But the barbells are far better for healing because it seems to that they have fewer tendencies to be knocked around than rings in time of sleep. After the piercing healed a person can choose all kinds of jewelry.

Eyebrow piercing jewelries are available in various ranges. Like- plain eyebrow rings made of silver, gold, platinum, titanium, steel or any other cheap metal, gold plated steel rings, captive bead eyebrow rings, eyebrow barbells or ring set with diamond or color gemstone balls in gold and silver or curved eyebrow barbells and so on. All these jewelry are available in any body piercing jewelry shop.

POPULARITY

Young generation is getting fascinated with this trendy, fashionable piercing. Eyebrow piercing jewelries are very popular and setting a trend among the young, especially in young male. We can find these piercing among films and televisions characters, even in real characters. Not only the boys, girls are also getting weak with this trendy, fashionable piercing.
 
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