Learn about the different body piercings with our easy to use information. While all piercings are known as 'body piercings' this page deals with piercings that are placed on the body as opposed to the face, ears or genitals. This includes popular piercings such as belly button piercings and a wide range of surface piercings. As a general rule body piercings require a little more care than ear or facial piercings but they generally heal very well. Good placement and jewellery are key to the successful healing of these body piercings and we always recommend that you visit an experienced body piercer.