Outie belly button piercings have become a unique and stylish body modification choice for those who have the suitable anatomy. This type of piercing can be a beautiful way to adorn the navel area and express individuality. Today, we’re going to chat with Sarah, a 27-year-old woman who has an outie belly button piercing, along with a nose piercing and three ear piercings. She’ll share her experiences and offer advice for those considering getting a belly button piercing.
Interviewer: Hi Sarah, it’s great to have you here today! As a 27-year-old with an outie belly button piercing, you have quite an interesting collection of piercings. How has your experience been so far?
Sarah: Hi! Thank you for having me. My experience has been really positive overall. I love the way my piercings look and have received a lot of compliments on them, especially my outie belly button piercing!
Interviewer: That’s fantastic! So, what made you decide to get an outie belly button piercing?
Sarah: I’ve always been into body art and piercings, as you can see from my nose and ear piercings. I wanted something unique and different, so I decided on the outie belly button piercing.
Interviewer: I can see you’ve got quite a collection of piercings. Can you share your experience with the nose and ear piercings you got a few years ago?
Sarah: Sure! I started with my ear piercings first, which were pretty straightforward. I got them done at a reputable piercing studio, and they healed without any issues. My nose piercing was a little more challenging since it’s a more sensitive area, but it also healed well with proper care.
Interviewer: What was your friends’ and family’s reaction to your outie belly button piercing?
Sarah: Oh, that’s a fun question! My friends were really supportive and excited for me. Some of them have piercings too, so they totally understood my decision. My family, on the other hand, had mixed reactions. Some of them were surprised, but they eventually got used to it and even started to appreciate how unique it looks.
Interviewer: It’s always nice to have a supportive circle around you. Have any of your friends or family members been inspired by your piercings to get their own?
Sarah: Yes, actually! A couple of my friends decided to get new piercings after seeing mine. One of them even got a belly button piercing, although it wasn’t an outie like mine. It’s cool to know that I’ve been able to inspire others to express themselves through body art.
Interviewer: That’s really awesome! So, when it comes to choosing a piercing studio or piercer, do you usually go with recommendations from friends and family or do you prefer to do your own research?
Sarah: I think it’s a combination of both. I definitely take recommendations from friends and family into consideration, but I also do my own research to make sure I find a reputable and experienced piercer. It’s important to find someone you feel comfortable with and trust to do a good job.
Interviewer: That’s great to hear! So, going back to your outie belly button piercing, how was the pain compared to your other piercings?
Sarah: I’d say the pain was somewhat similar to my nose piercing. It was a quick pinch, but it was over before I knew it. The healing process for the belly button piercing was a bit longer and more uncomfortable, but overall it wasn’t too bad.
Interviewer: How did you take care of your belly button piercing during the healing process?
Sarah: I followed my piercer’s aftercare instructions, which included cleaning it twice a day with a saline solution and avoiding tight clothing or anything that could irritate it. I also made sure to keep it dry and avoided submerging it in water.
Interviewer: When it comes to choosing jewelry for your piercings, what factors do you consider and what types of jewelry have you decided on?
Sarah: I usually consider the type of metal, the design, and how comfortable the jewelry is to wear. For my outie belly button piercing, I chose a cute and simple surgical steel barbell with a small gemstone. For my ear piercings, I have a mix of hoop earrings and studs, also made of surgical steel or gold. My nose piercing has a small gold hoop, which I think looks really elegant. I always make sure to choose high-quality materials to avoid any complications.
Interviewer: That’s some solid advice. Can everyone get a belly button piercing, or are there specific requirements?
Sarah: You know, I’m not an expert, but from what I’ve learned through my own experiences and talking to my piercer, it really depends on the individual’s anatomy. My piercer mentioned that not everyone with an outie belly button can get it pierced. They said that while most people can have a belly button piercing, the suitability for healing a navel piercing depends on their specific anatomy.
Interviewer: That’s a great point, Sarah. It’s essential for people to consult with a professional piercer and be aware of their own anatomy before making any decisions. Lastly, do you have any advice for someone who is new to piercings or considering getting their first one?
Sarah: Definitely do your research and choose a reputable piercer. Don’t be afraid to ask questions, and make sure you understand the aftercare instructions. And most importantly, choose a piercing that you really love and feel confident about!
Interviewer: Thank you so much for sharing your experiences and advice with us today, Sarah. It was great to have you!