Is it safe to get a belly button piercing?
It can be safe.
A "safe" piercing comes from going to a reputable shop (skilled piercing artists, clean studio, clean needles, clean and safe jewelry) and performing proper aftercare (which any reputable shop will inform you of).
An "unsafe" piercing comes from getting it done anywhere that isn't a reputable shop. This means using hypodermic needles from farm supply stores, using safety pins, the person performing the piercing has no formal training, the person performing the piercing doesn't have a sterile room for the work to be done at, any equipment that isn't factory sealed and sterile. Generally you will not get proper aftercare information, nor treatment from a "garage piercer".
Though - an unsafe piercing can also come from yourself not taking proper aftercare measures, even if you get it done in a shop.
A belly button piercing,or naval piercing,is basically a piercing on the belly button. It can take about 4 to 6 months to heal after getting pierced. The legal age to get one depends on what state you live in. Most naval piercings are done in tattoo parlors or places that specialize in body piercings.
I have both my lip and belly button pierced. I had my belly button pierced with a hoop and my lip pierced with a bar/stud. The belly button was more irritating then the lip because a hoop piercing requires the piercer to clamp it shut and fiddle around with a new pierced part instead of just screwing a ball on. I recommend any new piercings to be with a bar/stud as it is quicker and…