Piercings have been a part of most cultures throughout history, turning over time into a veritable art form. If thousands of years ago, piercings used to signify social status or wealth, nowadays they have an artistic and vestimentary purpose more than anything else. People are piercing every inch of their bodies nowadays, even though ear piercings remain THE most popular type of piercing worldwide. Let us then take a look at twenty of the most popular types of ear piercings in the world today.
This type is ideal for people who genuinely love body piercings. It results in a unique, stylish and catchy look. It however needs a lot of care. It can be painful during the insertion and removing of the earring. During the piercing, circular and curved barbells are used. The piercing is done on the outer side of the ear which lies opposite the tragus, the anti-tragus. The size of the anti-tragus varies, thus it might be difficult to pierce in some people.