Body modifications were a huge trend in the Many teenagers and young adults were getting tattoos and piercings as a form of rebellion. Teens often had a long line of piercings or very visible tattoos in order to question society's expectations.
It has been exactly 26 years and some months since I last pierced my ears. Yes, I was one of those barely alive babies rocking studs that looked like they could anchor me down. And while I have dabbled with nose piercings and been poked and prodded i