Body piercing is an art for some people and also it is a fashion statement for others. It is increasingly becoming popular and people are piecing their ears multiple times, nose, eyebrows, tongue and belly. We never knew we could wear jewelry in these parts of the body and currently body piercing is a much sought after fashion statement by teenagers. It defines a culture of its own and has a distinct style.
However, people have been piercing their nose and ears for several hundreds of ears now. Some do it for religious purposes and for some it is just customary. Almost all cultures across the world have the habit of piercing their ears at least.
People mostly pierce their body so that they can wear jewelry. Especially for women, a bit of jewelry in the ears looks good, and almost all women have their ears pierced. In some cultures, women also pierce their noses and a nose ring also looks good. However, the current fashion fad is that men and women pierce their nose and ears commonly. Some people also pierce their eyebrows and wear rings.
The advantages and benefits of body piercing are very few and limited actually. The only reason any one would do it so that they can wear decorative jewelry. Other than that one is actually unnecessarily exposing their body to various dangers. It is okay for men and women to pierce their ears and if it suits them. Body piercing is an age old art and in some cultures it does have prominence.
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