10 Different Types of Ear Piercings That Are Most Popular Right Now

Added by Nicola Porrill on Mar 7, 2019

Anti Helix Piercing

Where the top of the ear curves round in a ridge and joins the side of the head is where you'll find the anti helix. The cartilage here is very thin, so it's as painless as sticking a needle into yourself can be. This type of piercing is also called the snug, and it looks cute with both barbells or rings. It's small and delicate enough to look cool, but unusual enough to make you stand out from the crowd.


Helix Piercing

Helix piercings are found at the very outside edge of the ear, near the top, where it starts to form a ridge. It's a very easy part of the ear to get to, so it's easy to pierce. Furthermore, as the helix is fairly long, it's possible to have a whole row of piercings along it, which can create a pretty cool effect. Being on the outside of the ear with a fairly thin layer of cartilage, bars, studs, rings and more can be worn, which is part of the reason why it's so popular. The helix is one of the most popular parts of the ear to have pierced, especially amongst teenagers.

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