Genital Piercings for Females: Vertical Clitoral Hood
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Vertical Clitoral Hood
The vertical hood piercing is the easiest, least painful, most stimulating, and quickest healing female genital piercing there is, if you happen to have the correct anatomy for it. You’ll need to have an examination done by your piercer to determine whether you are best suited for a vertical or horizontal clit hood piercing. Following their recommendation will give you the best results and the most stimulation.
The jewelry is inserted into the hood tissue just above the clitoris. The jewelry rests easily on the clitoris, and because it runs parallel with the natural contour of the woman’s shape, it yields to the natural movements with little or no twisting or binding.
Once the body has become accustomed to the piercing, you may find that it does not feel as stimulating as it once did. Taking the jewelry out for a while and then reinserting it, changing jewelry, or increasing gauge size can help to regain the “new” feeling.
Recommended jewelry for vertical hood piercing is 10, 12, or 14 gauge curved barbell or captive bead ring.
Estimated healing time is 4-6 weeks
Other Piercings of Interest
- Horizontal Clit Hood
- Inner Labia
- Outer Labia