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28 Adventurous Ear Piercings To Try This Summer

These piercings are so adorable, the pain might actually be worth it.

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2. The Single Tragus + Double Earlobe

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The tragus is that little inner ear flap. Tragus piercings take about 3-9 months to heal and rate pretty average on the pain tolerance scale.

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6. The Single Helix

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The helix refers to the upper, outer part of the ear. Helix piercings take about 3-9 months to heal and have a similar pain level to earlobe piercing. However, the healing process is more difficult, with increased soreness.

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8. The Helix + Forward Helix

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The forward helix refers to the upper juncture where the ear meets the head. These piercings require 3 to 9 months to heal and aren't very painful, but can become easily irritated if you have long hair that could catch in the hardware.

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14. The Daith Piercing

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The daith refers to the cartilage at the inner origin of the helix and rate fairly average on the pain scale. Healing times range from 3 to 9 months.

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15. The Daith + Triple Forward Helix

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24. The Conch

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The conch area takes about six months to heal, and is typically protected by the outer ear, so irritation is less frequent.

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26. Graduated Helix and Rook Piercings

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28. SO MUCH GOING ON.

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Here we have an earcuff, one helix, one snug, and one tragus, along with a triple lobe piercing. Phew. Yet it all comes together to create a harmonious put-together look, thanks to the daintiness of the earrings.