Ready to get a Dolphin bites piercing? Use our store locator
to find your local Blue Banana Studio. There’s no need to book an appointment;
you can simply go to the store of your choice and be pierced on the day.
Make sure to check the Dolphin bites piercing age
restriction before coming to store. It can help to avoid any undue disappointment.
In a Blue Banana studio, the Dolphin bites piercing age restriction is 16 (ID
may be required). Lip piercings are not available with parental consent.
Once you’re all booked in, you will have some forms to fill
out. A member of Blue Banana staff will go through the steps and can help you
pick out jewellery. Then you can meet the piercer! They too will give you a
quick consultation and briefing before discussing the Dolphin bites piercing
Dolphin bites piercings are usually pierced with a labret.
Your piercer will pass a cannula needle through the piercing site and then
insert the jewellery. If you want to have your Dolphin bites in one sitting,
remember you will be having two piercings at once.
A Dolphin bites piercing can take 2-3 months to fully heal.
The exact healing time varies from person to person and will need top aftercare
to ensure successful healing.
After the initial piercing, your lip is likely to swell and
can be quite sore. During the healing process, you should avoid spicy and
sticky foods, including chewing gum as this can get caught around your piercing
jewellery. During healing, avoid smoking, alcohol, and kissing as this may
introduce unwanted bacteria into your piercing wound.
There are two different types of cleaning you will need to
do for your Dolphin bites piercing. When cleaning the inside of your Dolphin
bites piercing, swill a saltwater solution around your mouth twice a day.
Ensure there is no food stuck around your piercing, regularly use mouthwash to
maintain good oral hygiene, and try to avoid touching your piercing while it
heals. When cleaning the outside of the piercing, use a saltwater solution or
Tea Tree Oil to gently bathe the piercing twice a day.
If you would like further information, make sure to read our
full Piercing Aftercare Guides to learn about side effects to look out for.
There’s plenty of options when it comes to Dolphin bites
piercing jewellery from Blue Banana. Some popular styles include:
There are a range of colours and designs to choose from in
our lip piercing jewellery range. When choosing your piercing jewellery there
are a few things you should consider:
When searching for a piece of jewellery make sure you know
your measurements. We display the piercing
jewellery measurements as Gauge first (displayed in millimetres) then Length,
e.g. 1.2mm x 8mm.
Make sure to check out the tips from our piercing guides for
information about changing and removing piercing jewellery.
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