Piercing the nose is an extremely common practice and is one of the most ancient practices of body modification techniques. Nose piercing involves punching denser flesh than steel ear piercing and hence infection is a common consequence. The nose generally contains bacteria and therefore the aftercare routine must be followed carefully to avoid ending up with a painful infection. Another big reason for developing an infection on the nose piercing site is because people keep touching the nose piercing quite often. This introduces the skin to bacteria which in turn affects a new nose piercing. Cleaning an infected nose piercing is easy provided it is not accompanied with fever. Some amount of puss and swelling is common but excessive warrants doctor’s advice.
Normally wearing 316 l surgical steel item does not cause any kind of irritation to the skin. Hence, piercebody has brought this item made from the same metal which is known as the most skin friendly one in the piercing world. This lovely surgical steel piercing item is in the form of a tribal design which makes it look wild. Thought small in size a nose piercing is capable of impacting the look on your face because it is openly displayed. This surgical steel tribal nose pin is only 18g and is light in weight. Since, it is a pin; it is easy to fit and sits snugly on your nose. The design is such that it will make you nose look more pronounced.
To keep wearing this lovely piece of jewelry and attracting attention, you have to keep a check whether you are developing an infection in the piercing area. If you find that you have developed mild infection, you can cure it yourself. To do that, you have to wash your hands with warm water and antibacterial soap. Dry them with clean paper towels instead of cloth towel to reduce the chance of contacting bacteria. Use some cotton swab and gently wash the infected area with soapy water. This will soften any dried crusts around the region. Never use over the counter creams or ointments like Betadine or Hibicens nor use hydrogen peroxide or alcohol. This will aggravate infection.
Rinse the area carefully with warm water and pat dry with paper towel. Next use cotton ball and soak it into sea salt solution and apply it over the infected area. Hold it there till it cools off and dispose the ball. Apply this twice daily until the infection clears up.