Celebrities have always led the way in starting trends in popular culture and body piercing is no exception. Celebrity appearances at awards, interviews or gala events with new piercings can start a worldwide trend overnight. In this post, we’ll look at some of the most popular celebrities with fashionable body piercings to help with inspo for your next visit to the piercing shop.
We’ve rounded up a list of some of our favourite popular celebrities who sport fashionable body piercings.
Born in Barbados, Rihanna is a superstar singer, actress, fashion designer, and businesswoman. She is also known for her wicked sense of style and fondness for multiple piercings and tattoos.
Rihanna has multiple ear piercings with at least two earlobe piercings and a tragus piercing on her right ear. A tragus piercing is in the part of the ear that attaches to the side of your face and partly covers the ear canal. She has another two piercings close together on her left ear lobe along with a third hole that is farther up. Rihanna also wears a nipple piercing on her right nipple and often shows it off in dresses at award shows.
Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence has multiple piercings. She has at least six piercings, including four along her lobes, a conch and a helix in her left ear and an industrial piercing in her right ear. During the filming of her most recent movie, Don’t Look Up, Jennifer wore two fake nose rings for her part and accidentally inhaled one of them several times. She said she had to spit them out in front of her co-star Leonardo DeCaprio.
Singer and actress Miley Cyrus has been sporting a navel piercing since her Hannah Montana days. She also has multiple ear piercings including a tragus piercing in her left ear, four cartilage piercings and three in her lobe. On her right ear, she has at least two lobe piercings and a tattoo on her ear that says “Love.” She often wears a nose piercing in her right nostril.
Olympic medalist Simone Biles is known for her gold medals and also for her piercing bling. She has a nose piercing, belly button piercing and several piercings in her ears. She most recently showed off a small sternum piercing on Instagram which involves using a hollow needle to make a channel to insert the jewelry which anchors in place using barbells or curved rods under the skin.
Another former Disney star, Bella Thorne has embraced her edgy style and fondness for body piercing. She has at least eight piercings in her left ear including a daith piercing, helix and outer conch, and seven piercings in her right ear. She also has a nipple piercing and septum piercing.
American rapper, singer and actor Machine Gun Kelly aka Colson Baker is known to wear several earrings in both ears and has worn a nose piercing for several years.
As always, it is important to find a reputable piercing shop and technician for any new piercing. If any of these celebrities have inspired you and you are considering a new body piercing, get in touch with the expert piercing technicians at Sage Tattoo and Gallery in Ottawa, Ontario. We can answer any questions you might have about your particular piercing and show off our body piercing jewelry collection to get you further inspired. Book your body piercing appointment today!