Lip Piercings….Cool Or Nah?

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There’s no more iconic beauty mark than Marilyn Monroe’s. The Monroe piercing is in homage to that. It is put on the left side of the face just above the upper lip, exactly where Marilyn’s beauty mark was.


While considered a lip piercing, with a labret the lip isn’t technically pierced. The labret is right below the bottom lip over the chin.


The medusa piercing is put in that little dip on the top of your lip beneath the nose. Placement is important here, as you don’t wish to throw off the symmetry of your face. So find a great piercer.

Vertical Labret

A vertical labret has two holes. One is in the same place as a regular labret, with the next hole coming out of the middle of the bottom lip.

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Jestrum piercings, also known as vertical medusas, are placed in the dip above the upper lip with the other end coming out the bottom of the upper lip.

Spider Bites

Spider bite piercings are a pair of piercings close together. Getting two piercings so close together in precisely the same time can be painful, so you’ve been warned.

Angel Bites

Angel sting piercings are two equally separated piercings on the top lip. Think of these as a combination of Monroe and Madonna piercings. Snake bite piercings are the opposite of the.

Cyber Bites

Cyber bite piercings are a combination of medusa and labret. One hole is placed in the centre just above the upper lip with another hole in the center just below the bottom lip.

Dolphin Bites

Dolphin bite piercings are two piercings based on the lower lip close together. They are very similar to snake bite piercings only closer in space.

Dahlia Bites

Dahlia piercings are done at the corner of the mouth. You can get them done in pairs or only one done. They are rings but figurines are more popular.

Canine Bites

Canine bites are a combination of angel bites and snake bite piercings. Two piercings are placed above the top lip with a space between them, with two more placed even spaced below the bottom lip. This makes a total of four piercings.

Snake Bites

Snake bites consist of two piercings evenly spaced on the lower lip. This piercing can be achieved with either rings or stud.

Shark Bites

Shark bites are two close together piercings on both sides of the bottom lip. This is four piercings total. It’s basically double spider bites.

Horizontal Lip

Horizontal lip piercings involve placing a flat barbell through the center of the bottom lip.


The Ashley piercing is one of the most popular piercings. It’s a single piercing placed at the middle of the bottom lip. It’s still a fairly new piercing so make certain to have it done by a professional.

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