Sterling silver belly piercing? (2023)

Is sterling silver OK for belly button piercings?

Material – The best material for belly button rings are surgical biomedical stainless steel, silver titanium, hypoallergenic plastic BioFlex and the durable sterling silver.

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How do I know if I have enough skin for my belly button piercing?

In order for a navel to heal properly it must have a good lip of skin above the navel (or in some cases, below) with space both behind and below the lip for the jewelry to sit without pressure. The lip of skin should be a flap (like an earlobe), with an obvious front and back to it and a defined edge between the two.

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What type of metal is best for belly button piercing?

Surgical stainless steel and titanium are the two most common (and recommended) metals for a starter belly button ring. Titanium is an extremely “inert” material, meaning that it's the least unlikely to cause a bad reaction.

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What jewelry is best for belly button piercing?

In terms of material, titanium and surgical stainless steel are the safest, most optimal choices for a starter belly button ring. Titanium is the most inert metal and the least likely to trigger an allergic reaction, so if you have sensitive skin, this is the best choice for you.

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Is it OK to piercing with sterling silver?

If you have allergies and have wondered why some silver is okay and some irritates the heck out of you, it's probably the alloy. Sterling silver body jewelry is safe to wear in healed piercings. But it should never be in an unhealed piercing or in a piercing in a moist area of the body.

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Do piercers use sterling silver?

Silver is an unstable metal that oxidizes (tarnishes) easily and is not biocompatible. Many piercees find that even if they can wear silver comfortably in ear piercings, other areas of the body are more sensitive and are quickly irritated by it. Even sterling silver is not appropriate for use in body piercings.

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What does a rejected belly button piercing look like?

the piercing remaining sore, red, irritated, or dry after the first few days. the jewelry becoming visible under the skin. the piercing hole appearing to be getting larger. the jewelry looking like it is hanging differently.

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Can I change my belly ring after 2 weeks?

The safest option is to wait until the wound has healed completely, which can take nine months to one year. It takes longer than other body piercings because of the constant movement of the jewelry. Your core is always moving, so the belly button jewelry also moves and irritates the new piercing.

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What type of belly buttons can't be pierced?

With this in mind, there isn't a certain belly button type that can or can't have a piercing. As long as you have skin above your belly button (and we're pretty sure you do), an experienced piercer should be able to pierce the belly button.

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Is sterling silver good for sensitive piercings?

The best earrings for sensitive ears are generally made with gold, platinum, or silver. Make sure you buy earrings that are 14k gold or above or sterling silver 925 to avoid the possibility of nickel being mixed in.

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What's a good metal for belly piercings that won't reject?

Talk to your piercer about the following options:
  • Surgical titanium. If you have sensitive skin, titanium may be the least likely to cause irritation.
  • Surgical stainless steel. This is the most popular material, notes TatRing. ...
  • Niobium. This is another hypoallergenic material that's unlikely to corrode.
  • Gold.

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What should you avoid with a belly button piercing?

Don't put anything on your belly button unless a doctor tells you to. That includes lotions, oil, and perfume. Even antibacterial cream and hydrogen peroxide may slow healing or trap bacteria inside your new opening. Wear clean, loose, and soft clothes.

Sterling silver belly piercing? (2023)
Does silver react with piercing?

All gold, platinum and silver jewellery are alloys, which contain base metals, which can react with body fluids in a fresh piercing.

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