Oxidized nose ring

by Joanna

I bought a nose ring online. It was a store that specialized in piercings, so it's not a bad cheap nose ring. The only thing is, it's a "helix oxidized silver" nose ring. I got my nose pierced about 5-6 weeks ago, and I have changed it out just once recently. My piercing area has been in perfect shape, clean and not infected, and I hope to keep it that way. I read here about how if you wear a silver nose ring, it will oxidize and the area around the piercing will be permanently blackened. I definitely DO NOT want this to happen, but I was wondering that since the silver had already been oxidized, if it would be okay for me to wear it(I know, that might come off as a dumb question, but I honestly don't know lol)? I've heard(and read) that the actual nose piercing takes about 8months to completely heal. So should I wait 8months to wear the nose ring?? Thanks for the help in advance!

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to NoseringSnippets.