How Much Do You Know About Ear Piercing?

Did you know there are jewelry stores that pierce ears? Where else can you get a piercing, and how long does it take to take for one to heal? Test your knowledge with our ear piercing quiz.

1. On average, how long does it take for an earlobe piercing to heal?

a. 3 weeks
b. 7 weeks
c. 6 weeks
d. 4 weeks

2. There are tattoo parlors and jewelry stores that pierce ears safely. Where else can you get a safe & gentle ear piercing?

a. Salons & spas
b. Department stores
c. Clothing stores
d. Doctors’ Offices
e. All the above

3. 14KT gold piercing earrings contain what percentage of pure gold?

a. 75.25%
b. 58.30%
c. 100%
d. 14.00%

4. Which of the following metals is NOT hypoallergenic?

a. 14KT Gold
b. Medical Grade Stainless Steel
c. Sterling Silver
d. 24KT Gold Plate on Medical Grade Stainless Steel

5. On average, how long does it take for an outer cartilage piercing to heal?

a. 8 weeks
b. 12 weeks
c. 16 weeks
d. 6 weeks

6. The best way to help a new piercing heal safely is to:

a. Make sure that you wash your hands before touching your piercing.
b. Clean your piercing 3X a day during your healing period.
c. Clean your piercing after showering or using hair products.
d. Clean your piercing after swimming or sports.
e. All the above

How did you do? Use the key below to check your answers, and let us know your score! If you have more questions, please contact us!

Answer Key: 1. c 2. e 3. b 4. c 5. b 6. e