Numbing creams are topical anesthetics which when applied on a skin portion, numb the area for some time. This eliminates or lessens the amount of pain that the skin area will sense with piercing or any other skin procedure. Read on to know whether you should use a numbing cream before getting your ear conch pierced!
Done on the cartilage portion on an ear, conch piercing no doubt very painful. Because, the ear cartilage is a bit harder than the lobule or helix area, piercing is made with a slightly larger prickle called the hypodermic needle. Hence the excruciating pain.
Moreover, the cartilage is quite an inflexible portion of an ear and therefore, the piercing has to be done with a dermal punch. This procedure is almost as painful as punching a big wide hole through a stack of 10 paper sheets.
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