Is my nose suitable for a septum?

A septum done correctly should sit snug to the nose, and if you want to wear a larger or showier piece, you can simply purchase a larger diameter. Perhaps the way I see these done incorrectly the most often is too low, or too far back. A deviated septum is when the cartilage comes off the face to one side or the other.

Does a septum piercing suit everyone?

Septum piercings are painful, which is a major reason why they’re not for everyone. Before you get your septum pierced, you should know that it will hurt both during and after the initial piercing. Many people who are unprepared for the pain of a septum piercing end up removing their jewelry prematurely.

What nose shape is best for a septum piercing?

big nose, small nose, wide nose, narrow- they all look great with septum piercings.

Does a septum look good on a big nose?

Bigger Noses The truth is, any size nose can look great with the right piercing. Whether a septum or nose piercing, you’re free to express yourself any way you want to, even if you have a big nose. Having your nose pierced will decorate it and simply draw more attention to it.

Can I flip my septum on the first day?

If you get pierced with a traditional circular barbell (aka horseshoe) you can flip it up the same day and it shouldn’t be visible. It’s typically okay to flip a fresh septum piercing up and down 2–3 times a day even from day one, so you don’t have to keep it up 24/7 for any period of time.

Can a septum piercing make your nose bigger?

A septum piercing can tend to create the illusion of a longer nose, both by literally lengthening the amount of space the nose takes up on the face, visually, and by drawing the eye down; by so doing can also make it he nose look narrower.

How do I know if I have a septum sweet spot?

You should feel a thin area of skin between some hard cartilage and the tip of your septum if you pinch it (often referred to as the sweet spot). The septum piercing is inserted there. If you can’t feel it, don’t worry; a skilled piercer will be able to locate it for you.

Where is my sweet spot on my septum?

Can I sleep with my septum flipped up?

Yes! That’s one of the best things about this piercing- it can be flipped up while healing. Remember to always wash your hands and piercing well before and after flipping it up, and don’t sleep with it flipped (unless you are wearing a retainer).

How painful is septum piercing?

Nose piercing pain level A septum piercing (the tissue between your nostrils) can hurt a lot for a short time but heals quickly because the septum is so thin. And if you have a deviated septum or similar condition, this kind of piercing can hurt even more because your septum nerves can be overactive .