Want to step up your piercing game with a unique new look? An anti-eyebrow piercing might be exactly what you’re looking for, and we’re here to tell you all about them! Anti-eyebrow piercings are a type of surface piercing, which means it sits on the surface of your skin. They are pretty much the opposite of eyebrow piercings, and are also known as teardrop piercings or a butterfly piercings. In this guide to getting an anti-eyebrow piercing, we’ll go over the piercing’s location, the piercing process, the healing time, recommended jewelry, and so much more.
Before we dive into this important piercing information, we want to make a few notes. It’s important to remember that anti-eyebrow piercing healing times can vary and that surface piercings can take longer to heal than traditional piercings like ear piercings. Cleaning the piercing site is extremely important during the anti-eyebrow healing process. Keep up with the piercing aftercare to help avoid complications with your piercing. If you’re looking for additional aftercare tips, check out our How to Care for Your Body Jewelry and Body Piercings blog. Lastly, make sure to read the body piercing FAQs at the bottom of this page and shop for all of your body piercing needs at Spencer’s!
Anti-Eyebrow Piercing Location: The anti-eyebrow piercing is a piercing located on the surface of your face, just above your cheekbone. This piercing, which is also known as a butterfly or a teardrop piercing, usually sits directly below the location where eyebrow piercings go. It is a surface piercing and requires a special method of piercing that should only be done by experienced professionals. Anti-eyebrow piercings are typically placed diagonally, slanting away from the eyeball.
Anti-Eyebrow Piercing Process: There are two different types of piercing methods that can be used to perform an anti-eyebrow piercing. The modern anti-eyebrow piercing procedure is the dermal punch and taper, and the classic method is to clamp and pierce.
Anti-Eyebrow Piercing Healing Time: About 6-8 weeks.
Now that you’ve learned all about the anti-eyebrow piercing process and other important piercing info, here are a few helpful piercing FAQs:
Q: How long does an anti-eyebrow piercing take to heal?
A: Anti-eyebrow piercings can heal at varying rates depending on the person. We recommend talking to a piercing professional about surface piercing aftercare instructions and cleaning routines before getting your piercing. Anti-eyebrow piercing infections are possible, so if you’re experiencing piercing pain after the first two weeks or your pain level rises, contact your doctor.
Q: How much does an anti-eyebrow piercing hurt?
A: Surface piercing pain depends on the person and their pain tolerance. We recommend talking to a piercing professional about pain management before getting an anti-eyebrow piercing. Be sure to keep up with piercing care to avoid infection.
Q: How much does an anti-eyebrow piercing cost? How much does the piercing jewelry cost?
A: Anti-eyebrow piercing prices vary based on where you live and which piercing studio you’ll choose. There are different jewelry types, such as surface bars and curved barbells, which may have a different price than standard anti-eyebrow barbells or eyebrow rings. We recommend calling a professional piercer for more information on piercing cost.
Q: Why shouldn’t I get facial piercings?
A: If you’re questioning whether or not you should get a body piercing or any type of body modification, we recommend talking to a professional and considering everything before committing. Not every piercing is for everyone, and that’s okay! Take your time deciding if you want a surface piercing. Go to a piercing studio and speak with a professional to make sure you’re making the best decision you can for your body. If you decide that you want an anti-eyebrow piercing or another type of surface piercing, Spencer’s has a variety of different types of jewelry to choose from.
Q: How long should I wait to change my eyebrow jewelry?
A: You need to wait until the body piercing is completely healed before changing your anti-eyebrow piercing jewelry. The healing process can take 8 weeks or even longer, so it’s important that you use the same piece of jewelry during that time and keep up with the piercing aftercare.
Q: How do you give yourself a facial piercing?
A: You don’t! Facial piercings or any other type of piercing needs to be done professionally to prevent any possible infections or other complications during the healing process.
Q: How do I care for my body piercing?
A: We recommend cleaning your piercing with H2Ocean piercing aftercare spray or saline solution. Clean your jewelry with antibacterial soap and warm water. You can learn more about piercing aftercare, piercing types, and general piercing info on our blog. Before your piercing procedure, make sure to speak with an experienced piercer for piercing aftercare instructions before getting pierced. If you want some additional aftercare tips, check out our How to Care for Your Body Jewelry and Body Piercings blog.
Q: Can I get an allergic reaction to my anti-eyebrow jewelry?
A: Allergic reactions to certain jewelry types are a possibility, and could result in a rash, redness, bumps, or a rise in pain level. Contact a piercing professional and make sure that getting a surface piercing is right for you. Be sure to discuss types of jewelry and the jewelry material options before getting pierced. Check with a doctor beforehand to be sure of any allergies. If your anti-eyebrow piercing hurts after the first two weeks of the healing process, contact your doctor and make sure you aren’t allergic to the piercing jewelry material.
Now that you’ve been learned all of this important anti-eyebrow piercing info, it’s time to shop for jewelry! Spencer’s is the headquarters for all of your body jewelry needs!
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