Getting a piercing can be a huge thing. Sometimes, when getting a huge thing done it is nice to know more details about it. For piercings, healing times is definitely one of those things.

Below is a list of approximate healing times for different types of piercings. Please note that these times will vary based on a number of factors as the person, the environment, and the care used.

Ear Lobe

6-8 weeks

Ear Cartilage

4 months – 1 year

Eyebrow

6-8 weeks

Nasal Septum

6-8 months

Nostril

2-4 weeks

Lip

2-3 months

Tongue

4 weeks

Nipple

3-6 months

Naval

4 months – 1 year

Female Genital Piercings

4 weeks – 3 months
*depending on the type

Male Genital Piercings

4 weeks – 6 months