It is legal to get a body piercing at age 14 in the United States, except in Mississippi and South Carolina. A number of other states require the written consent of a parent or guardian.Know More
States have the power to enact regulations regarding tattooing and body piercing for minors. There are 35 states that require individuals under the age of 18 to have a parent or legal guardian's written consent for body piercings. Sixteen states require the presence of a minor's parent or guardian to obtain a body piercing.
Mississippi prohibits all minors from obtaining a piercing, even with consent. South Carolina prohibits piercings for all minors, and requires written consent for individuals between the ages of 18 and 21.Learn more in Piercing
A belly button piercing can take from six months to a year to fully close and heal, depending on how long the piercing was in place. A naval piercing can take longer to heal if there has been any kind of infection, scar tissue build-up or tearing of the hole.Full Answer >
The legal age to get a belly button piercing is 18 years in most states, as of 2013. However, some states allow minors to get belly button piercings with written consent from their legal guardians.Full Answer >
Signs that a belly button piercing is being rejected by the body include prolonged irritation, the thinning of the skin that is holding the piercing in and the increase in discharge that is leaking from the piercing holes. Piercing rejection in also identified as migration of the piercing.Full Answer >
In order to find the best place to get a lip piercing, it's best to check a local directory for an oral piercing studio. Because oral piercings can be serious business, it's also a good idea for an interested individual to ask friends who have successful piercings where they had the piercing done.Full Answer >