I admit, I have no or have never had a piercing.  I have no issue with them except for the bull-looking nose piercing.  Ok, so maybe the face piercings seem a bit strange but to each their own.  I have a friend that has over 20 piercings and that’s probably low on the most piercings scale.

Here are some not so fun facts about piercings and the way the public view them.

A survey by Skinfo reveals that 30% of HR managers feel that bad breath and piercings are bigger red flags than tattoos.

A survey published in Working World reveals that 60% of employers are less likely to hire a candidate with piercings

A survey by Avant Resources reveals that 50% of workplaces employ people with “excessive” piercings.

The dating site Gorgeous Networks asked men and women what turns them ‘on’ and ‘off’. 25% of men say facial piercings on a woman are a turn-off.

A survey by OfficeTeam reveals that 15% of managers think visible piercings are a dress code violation

10% of men are turned off by excessive piercings (Source: ecigarettedirect.co.uk)

16% of women are turned off by xcessive piercings (Source: ecigarettedirect.co.uk)


6% of managers say employees show too many tattoos and piercings (Office Team)

‘Corset piercing’ has become the latest craze in Britain. The process involves implanting metal rings into the skin and then joining them together with a ribbon to give a corset effect. The $450 piercing can be applied to any area of the body where the skin is loose enough to pinch in order to thread a needle. Many choose to pierce their back. The corset lasts for a month and leaves tiny red scars

A survey by Avant Resources reveals that 50% of workplaces employ people with “excessive” tattoos and piercings. 60% of managers have taken action against a worker for wearing inappropriate or provocative clothing at work.

The world’s most pierced man, Rolf Buchholz, was once refused entry into Dubai because of his 453 piercings. He was scheduled to make a nightclub appearance. Rolf canceled his show after officials suggested he could be a practitioner of black magic.