But sometimes they can come at a price.
Have you had a truly traumatic piercing experience?
Or have you had a gruesome infection that looked like it was out of a horror movie?
Maybe what we all fear happened and it got caught on something?
You might have just found your piercing...er...not where it was supposed to be.
Tell us your piercing horror story in the comments below for a chance to be featured in a BuzzFeed Community post or video!