A navel piercing is a type of piercing located through, in, or around, the navel.
The navel is a protruding, flat, or hollowed area on the abdomen at the attachment site of the umbilical cord.
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It may heal quickly and with no problems, like an ear piercing, or may heal more like a surface piercing with the associated extended healing time.
Surface piercings are any body piercings that take place on the surface sewn into the body through areas which are not particularly concave or convex, where the piercing canal transverses a surface flap of skin, rather than running completely through a piece of body tissue from one side to another.
Body piercing, a form of body modification, is the practice of puncturing or cutting a part of the human body, creating an opening in which jewelry may be worn, or where an implant could be inserted.
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Healing usually takes around 6-9 months, or even more and as long as it is cleaned, it will heal nicely.
Unlike most surface piercings, this is one of the few that do not normally reject, although the rejection rate is higher than non-surface piercings, such as ear piercing.
The actual navel is not pierced when a navel piercing is performed.
The most common form of navel piercing is through the upper rim of the navel.
It is worn by a lot of female celebrities including Britney Spears and Beyoncé.
Britney Jean Spears is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress.