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A lovely nose.

For as long as I could remember I had always liked the look of nose piercings. I loved the way the little gems sparkled on the noses of the indian girls in my class, and I always thought they looked so beautiful. When I turned 17 and the desire for a hole in my nose had grown almost unbearable, I took the plunge and booked an appointment to have my nose pierced at a local spa. Several of my friends had gone there and so I thought it must be a reputable enough location. When my parents found out they ... read more

YAY for secret holy noses!

I've always been into piercing, and have always had a list in my head of the piercings I want in my lifetime. My nipples were first, and I was fine with them being my only piercing. There were things I really wanted, and things I would consider if I was bored or ran out of other stuff to pierce. A septum piercing was never, ever on that list, until recently. I can't explain all the reasons we decide to get pierced. There are some things that serve a purpose like tongue piercings and genital piercings. But, a lot if it ... read more

What happens at art camp, stays at art camp!

As most of us fans of body mods know, the work environment is not particularly conducive to piercings. I know where I work at (a restaurant) employees aren't allowed to have any visible piercings besides ears (as long as they're not gauged) and maybe a nostril stud on a girl. As a result I never really gave a lot of thought to facial piercings. I wanted one, maybe in my lip, but I knew I couldn't get away with anything visible. One day, however, a few of us who had just clocked out were sitting around talking at a table ... read more

My self done septum

Since a very young age, I have been infatuated with piercings. I am not sure why, but being able to decorate your body fascinated me. naturally my parents have always been against any piercings, other than the standard single hole in each earlobe. my rebellion began in 5th grade. this is a very clear memory. I had wanted to put a second hole in one of my ears, so one day, I sat on my bed and rammed an earring stud through my ear. pop! it went in. when my dad drove me to school the next morning, I covered ... read more

my diy septum

Ok. So if you've read this, and seen I'm 14, and are shocked, don't be. I'm a lot more mature than most 14 years old and have wanted this piercing for two years! So don't judge me. Well, it started out today when I met a friend for some lunch. I had mentioned to her that I needed some more needles because I had none left after piercing some friend's cartilage. So, as a surprise, she got me some.They were cannular, not what I'm used to, but I figured it'd be nice to learn how to use them and get ... read more

My 10 gage septum

I'm 20 years old and I've had my septum pierced for 2 years now. Since then I have had multiple piercings, but you never really forget your first piercing experience. I'm usually a spur of the moment person but, oddly enough, I put a lot of thought in to what body modifications I want. I got my septum pierced the day I turned 18 years old. I was your average teenage idiot and wanted to get something that I could hide from my parents and work. My mom said if I was to live in her house I wasn't aloud ... read more

The tale of my nose piercing

Before I got my nose pierced, my only experience with body mods was getting my ears pierced when I was three. Needless to say, I did not remember much about that experience so I was a bit nervous about the whole thing. At the time I was only 17, and it took a bit of convincing for my parents to let me do it. I basically mentioned that this would be my only body mod, or else if they didn't let me do it I might go crazy when I turned 18 and get a tattoo on my face, so ... read more

It not your god, It everybody God.

All girls love to come back to school with a whole new look that will shock and surprise everyone and I am no exception. I was sixteen, about to go into the eleventh grade and only had my tongue pierced. My first experience with a septum piercing was browsing the internet when I came across a picture of this heavily modified guy who had a septum piercing. I thought," Oh wow. That's so ugly it's cute. I want it!" I knew people were going to be appalled by my choice and I really wrestled over it. My friends are piercing-less ... read more

These gloves feel like condoms!

Hello readers, I suppose you are all here to read about my experince getting my septum, well kiddies. Here it is. I had already had my septum done three times before this one, and all three had came out crooked or placed wrong. So Angie and Tadd told me to go with them to Nomads in SF. So I made plans to meet there at the studio, while I was waiting for them to get there I walked up and down height street with my dad and friend Veronika. I was a little nerveous to get my septum done again, ... read more

A whim completed my face.

Like most stories involving this increasingly common piercing, my thoughts on the septum piercing were originally negative ones. I never saw much appeal to looking like a bull. However, though, when Christmas rolled around, and I had money to spare, I was going in to get the other side of my snakebites done, and the piercing held a new appeal for me. This was before I had found BME, and I didn't know much about the piercing at the time. I'd seen a few pictures, but that was all. The piercing was done almost entirely on a whim - I'd ... read more

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