What is body jewelry? |
Loving beauty is human being’s nature, which has nothing to do with one’s gender. For a woman, nice clothes, delicate shoes, faddish handbags and a pair of fashionable glasses may not enough to make her trendy enough; proper jewelry should be consisted of. So does of a man.
Currently, it is common to see some young people wear odd jewelry such as nose rings and belly button rings, different from traditional jewelry like ear rings and finger rings. With the development of our society, more and more parts on our body can be provided for decoration. Belly rings belong to body jewelry, making a difference in clothes jewelry. Body jewelry is adorned in the skin directly, that is normally worn around wrists, cheeks, necks, ankles and even belly buttons etc. Due to the direct contact between body jewelry and one’s skin, you have to burden some potential risks like infections and pain.
What you must notice when wearing body piercing jewelry?
You are suggested to be cautious when making a decision to wear body jewelry. First, take notice on what material the body jewelry is made from. In the early days, body jewelry is mainly manufactured from gold, silver and platinum. Nowadays, material a source has gotten much expands. Surgical steel as well as titanium, niobium, glass, several kinds ofplastics (PTFE, tygon, bioplast, nylon), wood, horn, amber, stone, bamboo, silicone, fossilized ivories, tusks and other bones, and even porcelain are all available. Some contain nicked element, which does harm to our health. Sterilized steel will be a perfect alternative. Polished surgical steel is one metal widely used for in west. In fact there are kinds of body jewelry made from safe materials. Choose those allowed by relevant regulations as possible as you could. Legal regulations on materials to be used haven been imposed in some countries. What’s more, there are a set of regulations restricting materials for body jewelry and piercing accessories used universally. Second, take notice on the concrete parts you choose to wear body jewelry. Not all of parts of your body are allowed to be pierced. It’s important to pay attention to avoid tender parts like lips, which is very soft and sensitive so that can be infected easily when taking food, and those where has a skin allergy or whose heals haven’t healed, of else the action is surely to cause further infection and pain. Last but not the least, take notice on piercing methods, hygienic environment as well as care after piercing body. Make sure your body parts, body jewelry, related tools are clean, and prepare for medications and pain killers. Do a good job of hygiene to prevent a quick recovery and prevent infection.
It never makes any mistakes to love beauty and follow fashion. But, only after making sure your health and safety can you embrace fashion, right?
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