In a world where it seems like everyone is trying to be the same, it can be tough to find and express your unique style. But when you do so, you can definitely feel more confident and comfortable in your own skin. So how do you get started?
Piercings are a great way to show off your personality. There are many areas to get pierced that aren't your traditional lobe piercings. Looking for a truly unique facial piercing? Consider the below earring alternatives from Ask & Embla.
Piercings For Your Nose
From septum to nostril piercings, there are a variety of different nose piercings you can choose from, with each one offering its own unique look.
Septum piercings are those that go through the skin separating your two nostrils.
These piercings can be classy and elegant, or edgy and fierce depending on how you choose to style it. Septum jewelry is also incredibly versatile – they can be worn in septum piercings, cartilage piercings or anywhere else you deem suitable for yourself and your style.
If you're thinking of getting a septum piercing yourself, here are exclusive jewelry you can pick.
- Venus Shell Clicker in Silver
- Opal Tiara Titanium Clicker in Silver
- Trilogy Titanium Clicker
- Qria Titanium Clicker
Looking to add a touch of personality and edge to your outfit? A nostril piercing may be just what you need.
This type of piercing goes through the side of your nostril and is perfect for anyone who wants to add visual interest to their look.
Change up your style today with a nostril piercing and find the perfect piece to complete your new look.
- 14K Solid Gold Classic Clicker
- 14K Solid Gold Rope Clicker
- Mara Threadless End (14K Gold)
- Leia Tribead Threadless End (14K Gold)
High Nostril Piercings
Like its name suggests, high nostril piercings are located nearer to the nose bone, above the conventional nostril piercings.
These high nostril piercings can add flair that really sets you apart from the crowd. So, if you're ready to take your look up a notch, these piercings are the way to go.
Piercings For Your Ears
Gone are the days of traditional lobe piercings.
Why not consider tragus or stretched ear piercings? These unique ear modifications can add flair and originality to your appearance, making you stand out from the crowd.
Versatile and unique, Ask & Embla’s jewelry pieces are suitable for various types of ear piercings, such as upper lobes and stacked lobes, daith, helix, flat, and conch.
A tragus piercing goes through the tragus.
What exactly is a tragus? It is the small piece of cartilage that protrudes in front of the ear canal, and it can be pierced with a variety of jewelry options. This under-the-radar piercing is perfect for those who want something different – and is quickly gaining popularity.
Add this unique piercing to your list of must-try facial modifications with our alternative tragus jewelry.
- Ori Dewdrop Titanium Flat Back Stud
- Lex Teardrop Titanium Flat Back Stud
- Leia Tribead Threadless End (14K Gold)
- Daya Threadless End (14K Gold)
- Farah Threadless End (14K Gold)
Ear stretching is the process of permanently enlarging your earlobes by wearing progressively larger pieces of jewelry, such as plugs and tunnels. Another way to stretch your ears is going for dermal punching, which instantly creates a large gauge piercing for those who want fast results.
It is a beautiful way to express yourself and add some personality to your look. Not only is it fun, it can also be empowering; many people find that stretching their ears gives them a sense of confidence and strength.
Getting hooked on the look? Express yourself and show your individuality with our stretched ears jewelry below.
- Smoky Dragon's Eye Plugs
- Aura Teardrop Tunnels In Gold
- Sabbath Chain Hangers
- Valka Saddle Hangers
- Classic Chain Ring Stacks
Piercings For Your Lips
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Lip piercings are unique and can add a little flair to your face. Go ahead and get creative with the below alternative lip piercing.
A labret piercing is one that is located directly underneath your bottom lip. One of the oldest alternative piercings, this is perfect for those who want something daring and different. No matter what your style is, there will be labret jewelry to suit you.
Show the world who you are through your creative facial art with these suitable labret piercings.
Piercings For Your Eyebrows
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Eyebrow piercings are a great way to express your unique style. They're versatile, unique, and will definitely turn heads.
Getting an eyebrow piercing can be a great way to enhance your appearance and express yourself. As this piercing is located vertically or horizontally along the brow, it can really frame your face and draw extra attention to your eyes.
From everyday subtle style to eye-catching statement pieces, there are many eyebrow piercing jewelry to consider.
Flutter into a new era of self-expression with butterfly piercings.
A butterfly piercing is also known as anti-eyebrow piercing. It is a surface piercing located just above your cheekbone, slanting away from the eyeball.
Think Outside The Box When It Comes To Piercings
Many have the misconception that alternative piercings can get infected easily. However, with the right information, they can be relatively easy to care for.
The sky's really the limit when it comes to expressing yourself through unique facial piercings. As time goes by, some uncommon piercing spots have become more common.
Make your piercings stand out by wearing alternative jewelry pieces from Ask & Embla that are hard to be ignored.