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Ear piercings: here are the different types

Do you want to know all the different types of ear piercings? In the next few lines we will take a look at all the varieties of ear piercings that can be done.


The piercing is certainly an emblazoned accessory, beloved and able to help us express our personality. Usually, each piercing also represents a different meaning depending on the person, and this is another aspect not to be underestimated.


So, how many types of ear piercings are there?


Ear piercing types - illustration

Essentially, we can distinguish as many as 8 different types of piercings that can be performed according to our personal characteristics. Obviously, we advise you to calmly evaluate all the alternatives we will list before choosing the one most suitable for you. But what are all the types of ear piercing that can be performed? Let's find out together....

1) Ear piercing: Lobo

Let's start our list with the most classic piercing: Lobo. There are those who pierced it in their early years and those who chose to do it in adulthood. The lobo is also part of tradition and is nothing more than a simple hole in the lobe that represents the softest part of our ear.

It is certainly the most common and simplest piercing we can make. It is ideal for placing gemstones and coloured earrings. Obviously, depending on the size of the lobe, it is possible to make more than one hole in the ear, which is why so many people opt for this very classic and simple type.


The lobe hole is always and only made by experts and with a needle. In fact, it has been found that using a gun is not advisable because it could cause trauma and infection. This is why it is always a good idea to rely on specialised and competent professionals. Healing times for this type of piercing are around two to three months.

2) Helix ear piercing

3) Conch piercing

4) Piercing Tragus

5) Anti Helix

6) Daith Piercing

7) Ear piercing: the Rook

8) The "Industrial" piercing

Where to get your ear pierced


Now that you are more familiar with the different types of ear piercings, all you have to do is figure out which one is best suited for you. Prices for piercings may vary depending on the studio, but our advice is always to contact only professionals.


We would like to take this opportunity to tell you that if you are in Trentino and would like to have an ear piercing performed by a team of experts, you absolutely must not hesitate to contact us!



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