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A Complete Guide to Getting Your Ears Pierced at Any Age

Ear Piercing and the Process

Ear piercing is a common practice in many cultures around the world. It involves the use of a needle gun or needle to make holes in the ear lobe or some ear parts for wearing jewelry. People choose to have their ear pierced for different reasons, from styling and religion to health. Whatever the reason, it is important to get informed about this process to ensure safety and prevent possible side effects. Read on the next sections to get a complete guide to get your ears pierced at any age. [1]

Whether you have your ears pierced at a salon or studio, here is the basic process that you may expect:

– You fill out a consent form and selecting your favourite earrings

– The piercer marks the piercing part and ask for your approval

– The pierced areas are cleaned with an antibacterial solution

– A gun or needle is used to pierce the ears

– The earring or jewelry is placed into the hole

– The pierced areas are cleaned again [2]