Posted by:
Laurrel Allison

Posted on: December 31, 2017
0 Comments

2017 has definitely been one for the books. There have been many changes, challenges, and upgrades. One of the positive elements it brought about was a boost in body jewelry and piercing trends. I definitely jumped on the septum ring bandwagon in 2016, but it was awesome to see people who might not want to commit to a full on septum piercing begin trying out the faux septum rings. Body jewelry is one of those incredible things that sets us apart but also brings us together. Our piercings will not be exactly the same as the next person’s. And our taste in body jewelry won’t be the same, either. But the creativity we share and the enthusiasm for body mods is mutual. Even if it’s at different levels!

Body Jewelry Trends

The body jewelry scene has been lit this year. Clickers are multi-functional, nose hoops are becoming more creative, and plugs are more awesome than ever before. Here are just a few different body jewelry trends we’ve been seriously checking out. 

Hinged Segment Rings

Hinged segment rings can be used for multiple piercing types depending on the gauge, length, and overall design of the piece. Traditionally, segments can be used for septum, nipple, eyebrow, lip, cartilage, tragus, daith, rook. If it has any kind of charm or dangling embellishment, it would typically work best in a straight-facing piercing (such as a septum or nipple piercing) and not a side-facing piercing (like nostril, eyebrow, etc). 

Segment Ring Piercing Alternative Jewelry Nipple Ring Septum Ring 14k Gold Body Jewelry

Beaded 14K Gold Hinged Segment Ring

Segment Ring Piercing Alternative Jewelry Nipple Ring Septum Ring 14k Gold Body Jewelry

V-Shape 14K Gold Hinged Segment Ring

Segment Ring Piercing Alternative Jewelry Nipple Ring Septum Ring 14k Gold Body Jewelry

Clear CZ Pave 14K Gold Hinged Segment Ring

Faux Nose Hoops

Rather than wearing a completely circular hoop, there are now a myriad of elegant designs that add a little more style to your nostril piercing. Faux nose hoops are either inserted from the inside-out or from the outside-in, depending on their design. 

FreshTrends Faux Hoop Ring Piercing Fake Hoop Body Jewelry Gold

Feather Rose Gold-Tone Anodized Steel Faux Hoop

steel l-shape faux hoop nose ring

Triple Cubic Zirconia Surgical Steel Faux Hoop L-Shape Nose Ring

black steel l-shape faux nose hoop nose ring

Triple Daisy Flower Black Anodized Steel Faux Hoop L-Shape Nose Ring

Stone Plugs

There are many stones which are naturally beautiful. Trying to capture some of that beauty and inserting it into fashion, stone plugs were born. There are also a lot of awesome meanings behind different kinds of stones. For instance, pure quartz is considered the master healer amongst the stones. Sodalite is thought to help increase one’s wisdom and logic. I really need to get some of these stones in my life…

Here are some of the latest stone plugs we added in 2017:

Blue aventurine stone single flare plug


Blue Aventurine Stone Single Flare Plugs Pair

black onyx double flare stone plugs

Black Onyx Double Flare Tunnel Stone Plugs

white labradorite stone single flare plugs

White Labradorite Stone Single Flare Plugs Pair

Dangling Plugs & Hangers

Plugs have been getting a lot of attention. And about time! For a while, people with plugs weren’t well recognised in the fashion world except for alternative/goth or hippie/boho style. Now, it doesn’t matter who you are or what you look like. Plugs have finally hit mainstream. With it, some alterations have been made to the standard plug. Now, there are danglers and hangers. Dangling plugs fit inside your stretched lobes and can create quite the statement. Tunnel Hoops work by linking through your tunnels and hanging down. 

Body Jewelry Style Body Piercing Trends FreshTrends Dangler Plug Danglers Plug Hangers Body Piercing Jewelry Fashion

Aqua Glow in the Dark Pyrex Glass Plugs

Body Jewelry Style Body Piercing Trends FreshTrends Dangler Plug Danglers Plug Hangers Body Piercing Jewelry Fashion

Circle Rose Gold-Tone Anodized Steel Tunnel Hoop

Body Jewelry Style Body Piercing Trends FreshTrends Dangler Plug Danglers Plug Hangers Body Piercing Jewelry Fashion

Spiral Lobe Plug Body Jewelry

Septum Rings

love that septum rings are such a thing right now. There are so many cute clickers and captive rings out there, it makes me super happy that I can use any of them. I am really biased about this trend, but I think it’s a very awesome fashion statement. It’s right in the front of your face and is one of the first things people will notice about you. Can’t get much more daring than that! 

Septum Ring Septum Piercing Septum Body Jewelry FreshTrends Septums

Gold-Tone Surgical Steel Circular Barbell

Septum Ring Septum Piercing Septum Body Jewelry FreshTrends Septums

Snake Anodized and Surgical Steel Septum Ring

Septum Ring Septum Piercing Septum Body Jewelry FreshTrends Septums

Chain Link Surgical Steel Septum Clicker

Faux Septum Rings

For those of you who have yet to commit to getting your septum pierced or your profession doesn’t give you the option of using a septum retainer, there’s the fashionable alternative of faux septum rings

Septum Ring Septum Piercing Septum Body Jewelry FreshTrends Septums Faux Septum Fake Septum

Rose Gold Tone Plated Beaded Collar Faux Septum

Septum Ring Septum Piercing Septum Body Jewelry FreshTrends Septums Faux Septum Fake Septum

Prong Set Gem Surgical Rose Gold Tone Steel Faux Septum

Septum Ring Septum Piercing Septum Body Jewelry FreshTrends Septums Faux Septum Fake Septum

Chain Link Black Anodized Steel Faux Septum

Embellished Curved Barbells – Perfect for Rook Piercings

We have really seen the rook piercing trend really quick off in 2017 and finally, we saw some really cute embellished curved barbell designs that go great with any rook piercing. Check out a few of our favorites below:

steel curved barbell rook piercing synthetic opal

Surgical Steel Black Synthetic Opal Trinity Curved Barbell for Eyebrow Rook

gold-tone steel curved barbell

Gold-Tone Steel Triple Linear Gem Curved Barbell for Eyebrow Rook

steel vintage inspired curved barbell

Surgical Steel Vintage Gem Teardrop Curved Barbell for Eyebrow Rook

Body Piercing Trends

There have been a lot more ear piercings gaining popularity this year. There have also been some facial piercings continuing to make the rounds. Here’s some of the top body trends of 2017. 

Daith

Clickers are no longer just for septums, guys. The daith piercing is just one more piercing that can totally rock a clicker. 

Rook

The rook piercing is an innovative new piercing that we have seriously been loving. Short, curved barbells look best in this piercing. 

Philtrum

Nov. 24: Highlight brighter than your future💥💫☀️✨

A post shared by Cassi (@cannababecassi) on

The philtrum — also known as a Medusa — is quickly becoming popular. Labrets fit snugly in this small area above the mouth, and there are tons of cute styles from which to choose!

Double Nose Piercing

Double-nostril piercings are symmetrical and sensational. Some even opt for getting two piercings in one nostril. Not into that look? You can always fake it

Tragus

The only downside to getting a tragus is that you’ll have to stop using earphones for a while. Invest in getting a comfy set of over-the-ear headphones for optimal comfort. But once your tragus heals up, you will be left with a fabulous piercing. 

Be Sociable, Share!