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Snake Eyes Piercing For The Tongue
With facial piercings and body modifications on the rise, it is only natural that adherents of this fashion continue to search for new and exciting piercings. One particular piercing that seems to be increasing in popularity is the snake eyes piercing.
It seems that people are looking to the wilderness for inspiration as another popular animal inspired piercing is the spider bites piercing, which consists of two piercings side by side in the lip to represent a spider bite.
The snake eyes piercing is on one of the most popular parts of the face for piercing; the tongue. There are many suggestions as to why this is a popular area but personal pleasure seems to be high amongst them!
Simply put, a snake eyes piercing consists of a curved bar with ends attached to represent the snakes eyes. This is inserted horizontally through the very tip of the tongue. Perhaps one of the reasons for its popularity is also that it is not an overly painful procedure with just modest pressure being felt on the tongue during the piercing.
Whilst a snake eyes piercing is strictly speaking a tongue piercing; a similar style can be used on other parts of the face and body. It seems generally accepted that as long as they are close together, perhaps it is ok to classify them as such. Of course, a hip piercing, whilst using this same method does not look like a snake which is the whole point of the piercing being on the end of the tongue. There are other possibilities where the snake eyes piercings could be placed but only of course, on the male, and it’s fairly safe to suggest that perhaps that procedure may not be as comfortable!
So, are there any risks involved in having this type of piercing? Well, of course, it should go without saying that anyone considering having a piercing of any kind should ensure that they find a reputable and qualified piercer. This at the least reduces dramatically, the risk of infection as they are much more likely to ensure that their equipment is well maintained and sterilised. Of course, things can go wrong and there is a small risk with all piercing but providing precautions such as the above are followed then the risks should be minimal. There may also be damage to the teeth caused by the contact between the teeth and the piercing and this may depend on the location of the piercing and the strength of your teeth. Perhaps, however, out of all of the tongue piercings, the one most likely to cause damage is the snake eyes piercing due to its positioning at the front of the tongue.