Just in case if you have not heard about the Monroe piercing, it is inspired by none other than the sexy Marilyn Monroe. The mole or the beauty mark on her upper lip is famous in all corners of the world. A piercing to match that spot is the Monroe piercing.
Who can get a Monroe pierce?
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It is very popular with the females. You may say that if it is named after Marilyn, it is ought to be followed by females. Well, that is not the situation. Many guys are also crazy about the Monroe pierce. I believe this fashion is unisexual, anyone can get it. It is about the style and grace that you flaunt, irrespective of the name.
Is it on the left or the right of the upper lip?
If this question was on your mind, you probably ain’t a big Marilyn Monroe fan. She had the beauty mark on the left side, above the upper lip. Even Cindy Crawford has it at almost the same place. We say ‘almost’ because it is not a geographic location that has precise coordinates. Some people call this pierce as the ‘Crawford’ pierce because they probably admire Cindy more.
Madonna had a beauty mark on the right side above the upper lip. So, if you go to a piercer and ask him for a Madonna pierce, it will be on the right side. Makeup your mind prior to your visit to the parlor, you want a Madonna or a Monroe pierce.
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The first thing that you must consider for any kind of body art is the reputation of the artist and the hygiene that they follow. That is because you would want to get it precisely the way you have seen it. Obviously, you do not want to catch any infections or diseases. Check on the internet, talk to the people who visit that particular parlor in your mind.
Make sure that you follow the aftercare instructions as advised by the piercer. If the studio has some written material available do collect it. The healing process will take its time as it varies from person to person, you need to have patience until the pierce is completely healed. Never touch the pierce with dirty hands, use a soft towel gently while wiping your face.
Marilyn Monroe is renowned for her beauty, and for good reason. No harm in trying some body art that intends to follow the beauty of the actress.