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CONTRACONCH PIERCING FULL GUIDE

Contraconch piercing is a unique and relatively rare form of ear piercing that involves the placement of jewelry through the conchal cartilage in the outer ear.
This piercing offers an alternative and eye-catching look, allowing individuals to express their personal style and stand out from the crowd.

Contraconch Piercing Location

CONTRACONCH PIERCING PLACEMENT

The Contraconch piercing is positioned in the conchal area of the ear, which refers to the concave hollow located just above the earlobe and below the helix. This area of the ear features a thick cartilage structure, providing a suitable canvas for piercing.
Due to its specific placement, the contraconch piercing location offers a distinctive and noticeable aesthetic.

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CONTRACONCH PIERCING PROCEDURE

  • The piercer begins by sterilizing the area around your contraconch with a medical-grade antiseptic. This crucial step helps to significantly reduce the risk of any infection.
  • Then carefully marks the exact spot for your contraconch piercing.
  • The piercer use a sterilized, single-use needle to create your contraconch piercing.
  • After the piercing is made, the piercer meticulously inserts the jewelry you have selected.

CLEANING INSTRUCTIONS FOR CONTRACONCH PIERCING

  • Clean your contraconch piercing twice daily woth sterile saline solution and gauze pads – once in the morning and once before bed.
  • Maintaining a diligent cleaning schedule until the end of the healing period is not just beneficial, it's essential for the well-being of your new contraconch piercing.
  • Keep the pierced area dry to prevent any infections.
Contraconch Healing Time

HEALING TIME & PROCESS FOR CONTRACONCH PIERCING

The healing process : During the first few weeks, it's common to experience some redness, swelling, and tenderness around the piercing area. There might also be some bleeding or a clear, yellowish discharge, which is normal.

After the initial few weeks, the swelling and redness should reduce. However, it's important to continue with the cleaning routine and avoid changing the jewelry prematurely.

Generally, a Conch Piercing can take anywhere from 6 to 12 months to heal completely. This timeframe can vary based on individual healing rates, the care routine followed, and other factors like overall health and lifestyle habits.

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