Looking for a piercing that will highlight your beautiful lips? Think you’re ready to move on from your standard labret lip piercing and upgrade to something a little more advanced? There are tons of unique piercings that will make your luscious lips stand out, and we’re here to teach you about one of our favorites: the spider bite piercing! Get ready for the ultimate rundown on this awesome lip piercing trend. This body piercing guide will give you a lesson on the spider bite piercing location, the piercing process, healing times, and recommended jewelry. Break out your notepad and pen because class is about to start!

Before we kick off this guide to getting a spider bite piercing, we want to remind you that some body piercings take longer to heal than others and that healing times can vary from person to person. Spider bite piercings usually take anywhere from 1 to 3 months to heal on average. To help avoid complications, cleaning your lip piercing or any body piercing regularly is a must during the healing process. It’s also important to keep the original jewelry in while the piercing heals. For more info on piercing aftercare, take a look at our How to Care for Your Body Jewelry & Body Piercings blog. Make sure to read the piercing FAQs at the bottom of this article and to check out our site for all your body jewelry needs.

Spider Bites Piercing

Spider Bites Piercing Location: Spider bite lip piercings consist of two punctures on either the left or right side of the lip, looking just like a real spider bite. Most spider bite piercings are typically located on the lower lip.

Spider Bites Piercing Process: This piercing process is typically performed with a hollow 14 or 16 gauge piercing needle.

Healing Time: About 1-3 months.

Recommended Spider Bites Piercing Jewelry: Flat back labret lip rings, captive rings, circular barbells, and curved barbells.

Now that you’ve learned all about this awesome lip piercing trend, here are a few helpful piercing FAQs:

Q: How long does a spider bite piercing take to heal?
A: The spider bite piercing healing time varies from person to person. We recommend talking to a piercing professional about the healing period, piercing bumps or swelling, and cleaning routines before getting your piercing.

Q: How much does a spider bite piercing hurt?
A: Spider bite piercing pain depends on your pain tolerance. We recommend talking to a piercing professional about pain management before getting your lip pierced.

Q: How much does a spider bite piercing cost? How much does spider bite jewelry cost?
A: Spider bite piercing cost depends on where you live and which piercing studio you’ll choose. There are different types of jewelry, such as captive bead rings, which may have a higher price than standard labret studs. We recommend calling a professional piercer for cartilage earring prices or any other body jewelry prices.

Q: Are there piercing types that are similar to the spider bite piercing?
A: Shark bites piercings and snake bites piercings are two types of piercings that are similar to spider bites. To learn more about these lip piercing types, read our lip piercing guide!

Q: Why shouldn’t I get a lip piercing?
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 lip piercing, and speak with a professional piercer to make sure you’re making the best decision you can for your body. We recommend starting with a standard labret lip piercing if you haven’t had your lip piercing before. If you decide that you want a lip piercing, Spencer’s has tons of cute jewelry to choose from.

Q: How long should I wait to change my spider bite piercing jewelry?
A: You need to wait until the body piercing is completely healed before changing your spider bite piercing jewelry. The spider bite piercing healing process can take 3 months or longer, and it’s important that you use the same piece of jewelry during that time and keep up with the piercing aftercare. We recommend using H2Ocean aftercare spray or saline solution to keep your piercing clean.

Q: How do you give yourself a lip ring?
A: You don’t! Lip piercings or any other kind of body modifications need to be done professionally to prevent any possible infections or other complications during the healing process.

Q: How do I care for my lip piercing?
A: We recommend speaking with your piercing professional for guidelines on piercing care, but you can learn more about how to clean your piercing and jewelry, types of piercings, types of jewelry, and general piercing info on The Inspo Spot.

Q: Can I get an allergic reaction from my spider bite jewelry?
A: Having an allergic reaction to your jewelry is a possibility, and could result in a rash, redness, or bumps. Contact a piercing professional and make sure that getting a spider bite piercing is the right move for you. Be sure to discuss jewelry material options before getting pierced. Check with a doctor beforehand to learn more about your allergies.

Now that we’ve gone over all of the most important piercing FAQs, let’s go shopping! No matter what kind of body jewelry you’re looking for, Spencer’s has it all.

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