You may think that nose piercings are limited to your nostril, but there are a fair amount of nose piercings you can get that’ll decorate your face. We’re here to lay out the different types of nose piercings so you can find the perfect one for you. With so many piercing types and a wide variety of nose piercing jewelry, you can consider Spencer’s to be your destination for all this body jewelry. Let’s get started:

Austin Bar Nose Piercing

Austin Bar

Runs horizontally through the tip of the nose. Healing time: About 2-3 months. Jewelry: Barbell

High Nostril Piercing

High Nostril

Similar to a regular nostril piercing, the high nostril is pierced higher on the nasal bridge. Healing time: About 6-9 months. Jewelry: Nose rings (L-Bend, Hoop, Stud, Screw, Bone)

Multiple Nostril Piercing

Multiple Nostril

A mixture of nostril and high nostril piercings. Healing time: About 6-9 months. Jewelry: Nose rings (L-Bend, hoop, Stud, Screw, Bone)

Nasallang Piercing

Nasallang Piercing

A piercing through both nostrils and the inner septum. Healing time: About 3-9 months. Jewelry: Barbell

Nostril Piercing

Nostril Piercing


A piercing through the center of either nostril. Healing time: About 4-6 month. Jewelry: Nose rings (L-Bend, Hoop, Stud, Screw, Bone)

Rhino Piercing

Rhino Piercing

A piercing that goes through the tip of your nose and exits through the skin above your septum. Healing time: About 3-9 months. Jewelry: Curved barbell

Septum Piercing

Septum Piercing

Also known as a bull piercing, a septum piercing runs through the cartilaginous wall that divides both nostrils. Healing time: About 1-3 month. Jewelry: Horseshoe rings or Captive rings

Septril Piercing

Septril Piercing

A mixture of a rhino piercing and a septum piercing. This requires a stretched septum in order to achieve the look. Healing Time: Varies on the state of the stretched septum. Jewelry: Curved barbells, tunnels, or plugs.

There you have it. Now that you know a little bit more about what types of nose piercings you can get, it’s your time to shine. When it comes to healing times and pain tolerance, it will vary from person to person. Talk to a professional piercing before decided which nose piercing is best for you.

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