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Intimate Piercing

Intimate Piercing Shopping Guide

When shopping for new intimate piercing jewellery, there are many possible piercing types that could be used.

In this shopping guide you can see how the various piercing types are measured correctly. There is also more information about the most popular clit piercings and aftercare for the intimate area.

Intimate Piercing Sizes

When it comes to the sizes for intimate piercings, they can be as versatile as the jewellery options.

For male genital piercings the thickness can vary a lot, so thicknesses up to 10 mm are common. The correct length or ring diameter is different for everyone. We strongly recommend checking your specific sizes with your piercing artist.

The illustrations show how to measure your current jewellery so that you can order your new jewellery in the right sizes.


Clit Piercing Sizes

The thicknesses of clit piercings are usually not as extreme, but can still differ.

To give some idea of the possible sizes, you can find the most common sizes for popular piercing types below. Again, we recommend checking your size with your piercing artist.

The illustrations help with measuring your current jewellery.

Below you can find the most common sizes for the most popular piercing types used for clit piercings. However, make sure to choose the right sizes for your specific piercing.


Curved Barbells

Most Common Sizes

Thickness 1.2 - 1.6 mm

Bar Length 6 - 10 mm


Clit Rings

Most Common Sizes

Thickness 1.2 - 1.6 mm

Diameter 8 - 10 mm


Surface Barbells

Standard Sizes

Thickness 1.2 mm

Bar Length 16 mm


Clit Piercings

Clit piercings are increasing in popularity. There are endless possibilities and combinations of jewellery and piercing types that could be used for intimate piercings.

Some spots have a more stimulating effect, where others are more decorative. Whichever piercing you prefer, we recommend consulting with a professional piercing artist before deciding on getting a clit piercing.

Below you can find ten popular clit piercings to get an idea of what is possible. You can be creative with the jewellery you'd like to use for any of them.




Dermal Pubic




Horizontal Hood


Inner Labia Bar


Inner Labia


Outer Labia




Vertical Hood Bar


Vertical Hood Ring

Intimate Piercing Materials

There is a wide selection of materials available for initimate piercings. Here you can find more information about the most common materials.

316L Surgical Steel

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316L Surgical Steel

This is the most common material you will find. Bear in mind that this material contains small amounts of nickel. When brass is used as a second material, it is sensitive to discolouration.

14 Kt. Gold

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14 Kt. Gold

You can't go wrong with an intimate piercing made of 14 kt. gold. When you for Yellow or Rose Gold both are free of any nickel, so a perfect choice for your sensitive body parts. Be aware that White Gold may contain nickel.


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We recommend going for titanium piercing jewellery for your intimate piercings. This implant grade material is free of nickel, will never rust and is completely worry-free. Always consider jewellery of this material, when available.

Intimate Piercing Aftercare

Intimate piercings are placed in one of the most sensitive parts of the body. We recommend using only a regular Salt Spray in combination with special intimate soap.

It is not recommend to use a product containing tea tree oil on the sensitive skin of the intimate area.

Zoutoplossing Spray
Salt Spray XL
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Salt Spray
Salt Spray
Sold Individually £3.75

Get an Intimate Piercing

Are you considering getting your intimate area pierced? Have a look at our guides for more information about how to find the right piercing studio and what else to take into consideration.

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