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Rihanna's Wearing Piercings


Rihanna, a Barbadian singer, actress, and businesswoman, is globally known for her hit songs that have influenced generations, such as her 2007 album "Good Girl Gone Bad." Thanks to her meteoric rise, she performed at the Super Bowl halftime show in 2012, one of the most-watched events worldwide. The star also founded her own cosmetics brand, Fenty Beauty, and her lingerie brand, Fenty X Savage, in collaboration with the fashion group Techstyle in 2017.
Rihanna's wearing piercings

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Known for her avant-garde style, Rihanna has established herself as a cultural icon, particularly with her extravagant and unique piercing looks. Indeed, the superstar boasts a stunning collection of piercings, including a helix piercing, a tragus piercing, and three lobe piercings on her right ear.
On her left ear, she has three lobe piercings, one of which is at the edge of the cartilage. In 2012, she chose to get her right nipple pierced, and two years later, she opted for a septum piercing.

With MADAJ Piercings, discover Rihanna's piercing collection.



Rihanna's piercings at clara lionel foundation

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In 2015, at the second Diamond Ball ceremony, Rihanna appeared in a long white dress accompanied by a stunning collection of piercings. As the ambassador of this annual event, she proudly represents her foundation, created in 2012 in honor of her grandparents, Clara and Lionel. This charity gala, created by the singer, benefits various associations each year to financially support the most important causes.

Upon her entrance, Rihanna wore a collection of 18-carat rose gold and diamond piercings. On her left ear, she sported a large diamond solitaire on the first lobe, followed by a hoop with multiple diamonds on the third lobe, and a faux conch piercing in the form of an ear cuff. 

The trend of faux piercings or cuff piercings has become increasingly popular these ear jewelry pieces can be worn without having pierced ears. They typically wrap around the outer part of the ear, providing a great alternative to traditional ear jewelry. This trend appeals to many stars and allows for a complete piercing look without needing to visit a piercer!

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Rihanna's piercings at diamond ball

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At the first Diamond Ball ceremony in 2014, the R&B star and event ambassador was seen at the soirée in a gorgeous long dress and an array of yellow gold and diamond piercings.

The star wore a set of cuff piercings on her right ear, meaning faux ear cuff piercings. These piercings adorn the ear and add a refined touch to her elegant look. These three cuff piercings were located at the helix on the upper part of the ear. To complement this set, she wore a closed ring with a simple ball on the tragus and a diamond solitaire on the first lobe.

Discover our collection of Diamond and 18-Carat Gold Piercings.



Rihanna's piercings at ocean's 8 premiere

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Rihanna was photographed in a golden dress and a set of piercings at the London premiere of the film Ocean's 8, alongside the movie's cast. In this film, she plays the role of “Nine Ball,” a young Caribbean woman who finds herself in America. The big-screen star fully identified with this role, being herself from Barbados.

At this premiere, the star wore a collection of gold and diamond ear jewelry matching her look. On her left ear, she wore a set of hoops, including a thin gold hoop and a larger one adorned with diamonds. In addition to this gold jewelry collection, she wore three other hoops: one on the first lobe, one on the second, and the last one on the third lobe, all adorned with diamonds. 

The trend of stacking hoops on the ears is quite popular. It involves matching ear jewelry with multiple hoops of different sizes and similar designs to create a coordinated piercing and evening look.

Discover our collection of Hoop Diamond Piercings.



Rihanna's Nipple Piercing

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Initially popularized in the 90s and 2000s by strong-personality celebrities such as Janet Jackson, Pink, and Christina Aguilera, nipple piercing is making a comeback in fashion. Thanks to new-generation stars like Kylie Jenner and Bella Hadid, who display their piercings in public, in photos, or through their clothing, nipple piercings are becoming trendy again.

In 2012, Rihanna revealed her right nipple piercing for the first time. At the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles, the pop and R&B icon made a splash with her piercing, which featured a horizontal bar with balls at both ends. The star didn't go unnoticed at this event with her long white dress that revealed her new nipple piercing.

Rihanna continues to captivate her fans with her trendy new looks and increasingly extravagant piercings. While nipple piercing was once seen as a symbol of provocation, it has now become a true fashion phenomenon, continually attracting new followers.



Rihanna's Septum Piercing

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The septum piercing is very trendy among piercing enthusiasts. It involves piercing the thin skin below the cartilage that separates the two nostrils. A few years ago, this piercing was associated with grunge and punk movements, but today, the septum piercing has become a fashionable accessory prized by many stars such as Rihanna, Lady Gaga, and Zoe Kravitz, contributing to its popularity among many fans. 

The septum piercing offers a wide variety of styles and jewelry, ranging from classic rings to the most whimsical pieces. In 2014, Rihanna also opted for a septum piercing, consisting of a gold ring with a pear-shaped diamond charm. This piercing complemented her rebellious and glamorous look at the time, during the release of her album "Unapologetic" the same year.

Discover our collection of Septum Diamond Piercings.



Rihanna's piercing style reflects her approach to fashion and self-expression, often considered a cultural icon for her eccentric and unique looks. 

To learn more about piercings and find new inspiration, feel free to explore our Top 10 Celebrity Piercings.

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