Body Piercing Healing Times

​Please note these healing times are an approximation only based upon the average healing times experienced by most clients. The rate at which your piercing may heal is affected by a variety of factors – it is nothing to be concerned about if your piercing heals much faster or slower than this guide – please get in touch if you have any queries about your healing piercing. 
 

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  • Ear Lobe – 6 weeks

  • Ear Cartilage including Tragus, Anti-tragus, Upper and Lower Conch, Helix, Faux Snug, Daith, Industrial, Rook etc – 3 to 6 months but can take much longer.

  • Navel – 6 months

  • Nipple – 3-6 months (up to 12 months in some cases)

  • Tongue – 4-6 weeks to fully heal (however the worst of the discomfort is over within the first two weeks and the jewellery can be downsized after this time)

  • Smiley – 2 – 4 weeks

  • Lip / Labret – 6 weeks (Jewellery can be downsized after 2 weeks)

  • Medusa – 6 weeks (Jewellery can be downsized after 2 weeks)

  • Madonna – 6 weeks (Jewellery can be downsized after 2 weeks)

  • Vertical or Horizontal Lip – 6 -12 weeks

  • Eyebrow – 2-3 months

  • Septum – 4-6 weeks

  • Nostril – 5-6 months (no jewellery changed for 4 months at minimum)

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