This article is related to one of the most popular piercing type. Nose piercing is quite common in almost all parts of the world. This article is about Double Nose Piercing, which is also called Double Nostril Piercing. It has different variations, which we have mentioned below.
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What Is A Double Nose Piercing?
Double Nose Piercing (Double Nostril) is a double perforation on either side of the nose. It can also be done on the same side. There is another variation of combining septum with a nostril piercing.
This is a type of nose piercing which is fantastic and famous among both genders. Nose piercing is quite common in almost all the cultures around the world. Double Nostril Piercing is renowned in each age group, and there is a lot of jewelry options available for a nose piercing.
Double Nose Piercing Types
The fact is that a Double Nose Piercing is not only getting a double perforation on any side of your nose. There are multiple variations that are mentioned below.
You can get perforation on the same side. You will have a choice to wear rings or studs both on the same side. Both of the perforations may have a reasonable distance. You can also have a combination of a ring and a stud.
This type is quite common and provides you more room to try more jewelry. Also, having Double Nose Piercing on the same side does not cover much of the nose area, which a lot of people like.
You can have one perforation on each side. This type of nose piercing again provides more room. You can have rings on both sides. Also, you can have studs or a combination of a ring and a stud.
Septum & Nostril:
There is also a great combination of septum piercing and a simple nostril piercing. People who like nostril piercing, prefer septum due to its uniqueness. Also, they combine nose piercing with the septum to make their nose look awesome.
When there is a discussion about a Double Nostril Piercing, then there is a choice of having a double septum piercing. You can have multiple rings too.
The images section will give you a better idea. You can also try double-sided nose piercing. You can also have it on the same side and use rings as jewelry. But our advice is to plan the jewelry before you go for a procedure. You must have an idea of how and what type of a Double Nose Piercing you should have.
Pros and Cons
Let us mention some pros and cons of having a Double Nostril Piercing.
- It looks incredible
- It is an evident type of piercing
- There is a vast jewelry option to try. You can try rings, hoops, studs, screws, etc.
- They are socially acceptable in almost all cultures
- They may leave a mark once you remove it
- You may also have a scar after removing it. Having a scar or a mark on your nose may be quite disturbing for you.
- The healing time may be longer
- Multiple perforations involved which make the procedure more painful
Procedure Of A Double Nose Piercing
While going for a procedure, there are a lot of things to consider. First of all, try to find the best professional piercer in your area. The piercer must be experienced. Also, the equipment must be sterilized and individually packed.
You will tell your piercer what type of Double Nose Piercing you wish to have. The professional piercer may examine the nose anatomy before starting the procedure.
The procedure starts with the cleaning of your nose area. Then he will do the marking. The professional piercer will mark the nose with a surgical pen where he intends to make the perforation. He will then use a hollow needle to make the perforation. After this, the piercer will use the initial jewelry to finalize the procedure.
Doing It Herself (Video)
How To Avoid More Pain
As there are multiple perforations involved during the procedure, you can always go for one. You do not need to complete the procedure of Double Nose Piercing on the same day.
You can get perforation on the one side and come back later for the other one. This will surely make the procedure less painful. But someone may be more comfortable with finalizing the whole procedure on the same day.
Pain Level Of Double Nostril Piercing
Pain level depends upon several factors, including individual health conditions.
The reason for a higher pain level is the multiple perforations. It is quite obvious that the multiple perforations hurt more than a single one.
Also, the pain level depends on the nerve endings in the area. Also, it depends upon which type of piercing you wish to have.
Healing Time & Aftercare
Healing time of a Double Nose Piercing depends on how well you follow the aftercare instructions.
Once the procedure is done, you are given aftercare instructions which you must follow. There are some practices you must adopt and some to avoid.
- Always touch your piercing after washing your hands with a good anti-bacterial soap
- Try to keep it dry
- Clean the piercing with the saline solution at least 3-4 times a day
- Carefully change your clothes without irritating the piercing
- Always look closely for any sign of infection
- Do not fiddle or play with the jewelry
- Avoid using public pools
- Do not use a shared towel
- Avoid using any cream on the piercing including any cosmetic item which may attract bacteria
Read about Piercing Aftercare Guide
Double Nose Piercing Aftercare (Video)
Symptoms Of An Infected Double Nose Piercing
Though you might be following the aftercare instructions, still there is a chance of infection. The nose is the facial area which you cannot cover all the time. Also, it has a chance to come in contact with any bacteria. Though the chances are less with the proper aftercare. But you must be aware of the symptoms
- Excessive swelling (which lasts for a longer time)
- Dark brown or yellow pus discharge
- Extreme pain
- You start having a fever
- Embedded jewelry
- Excessive redness with pain (which spreads to other areas)
You must not get panic. Consult your doctor immediately.
Double Nose Piercing Jewelry
There are multiple variations of a Double Nose Piercing. This is the reason you can try a different type of jewelry with numerous variations.
If you have a septum piercing with a nostril, you can try horseshoe for septum, which will be an excellent choice. For the nostril, you can try a ring.
You can try studs. If you have Double Nostril on each side, the stud will look cool. Studs may be a perfect choice.
Hoops & Rings can also be used. Hoops & Rings can be used if you have to pierce on each side or the same. It is quite common to use rings when you have it on the same side.
Cost of Double Nose Piercing
In the United States, it may cost around 40$ to 90$. While in the UK cost is around £30 to £80 whereas in Europe the price of a Double Nostril Piercing is approximately €40 to €100. Also, note that the cost is just for an idea. Charges depend on several other factors.
Frequently Asked Questions (Video)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
How to clean double nose piercing?
You can clean it with a sterile saline solution at least 3-4 times a day. You can make a saline solution easily by mixing non-iodized sea salt with warm water.
What is a double nose piercing?
Double nose piercing is double perforation on each side of the nose. This can also be done on the same side. One another variation is to get a septum piercing with a nostril.
How to make a double nose piercing procedure less painful?
As there are multiple perforations involved, you can always go for one. You can have one nostril piercing on a day and come back later for the second one.
How much is a double nose piercing?
In the United States, it may cost around 40$ to 90$. While in the UK cost is around £30 to £80 whereas in Europe the cost of a Double Nostril Piercing is approximately €40 to €100.