28 Adventurous Ear Piercings To Try This Summer

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

1. The Double Piercing

Gestalt makes cool, minimalist earring designs specifically for those with double piercings.

2. The Single Tragus + Double Earlobe

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.

[source: Wicked Body Jewelz]

3. The Tragus + Triple Lobe

4. The Tragus + Quadruple Lobe

5. Dainty Middle Cartilage Piercing

6. The Single Helix

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.

The ear cuff can be purchased here.

[source: Wicked Body Jewelz]

7. Single Helix with Double Piercing

8. The Helix + Forward Helix

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.

[source: Wicked Body Jewelz]

9. The Tragus + Forward Helix

10. The Double Forward Helix

11. The Triple Forward Helix

12. The Double Helix + Triple Forward Helix

13. The Double Helix + Triple Forward Helix + Double Lobe Piercing

14. The Daith Piercing

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.

[source: Wicked Body Jewelz]

15. The Daith + Triple Forward Helix

17. The Forward Helix + Anti-Tragus

The anti-tragus is part of the inner but lower cartilage of the ear right above the lobe.

18. The Auricle Piercing

The auricle refers to the outer middle part of the ear.

19. The Single Helix + Auricle Piercing

20. The Rook + Tragus Piercing

Rook piercings are not too painful initially, and they take an average of six months to heal.

[source: Wicked Body Jewelz]

21. The Helix/Scapha Piercing

22. The Arrow Industrial

23. The Snug

These take around 3-9 months to heal. It can be a painful piercing, depending on how thick the cartilage is in the area.

[source: Wicked Body Jewelz]

24. The Conch

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

[source: Wicked Body Jewelz]

25. Graduated Lobe Piercings

26. Graduated Helix and Rook Piercings

27. Rook + Tragus + Snug


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.

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