You want to pierce your belly button, and you're wondering how to do it on your own. You can follow these instructions to pierce your own navel or to find a top-notch artist to do the job for you. You'll also find some instructions for taking care of your piercing after you're done.Navel piercings are very common these days. Some people choose to do it themselves, for a number of reasons, rather than going to a professional, which is the preferred option. If you choose to do it yourself, here's how to pierce your belly button.Step 1Research the piercing as much as you can to determine you are sure that you want it and be certain that you want to do the piercing yourself before you attempt this. Gather the items that you will need and continue to Step 2. Do not substitute any items on this list.Step 2Wash your hands and put the gloves on. This is to ensure that everything stays clean and sterile.Step 3Cleanse the area with the alcohol pad to make sure it is free from bacteria. In front of a mirror, mark the desired placement area with your body ink marker. Mark the point of insertion from the top, and mark the area where you want the piercing to be on the bottom.Step 4Clamp the area with your desired mark in the center, to keep the skin taut and make sure your angle is correct. Check your placement and markings once more to be sure.Step 5Place the needle through on the point you marked. Push through. The painful part is over! Push with even pressure and avoid hesitation.Step 6Thread the jewelry through the back of the needle and push to remove the needle to allow the jewelry to take its place.Step 7Secure the ends of the jewelry snugly to ensure that the jewelry will stay in place. You're done. Follow after care instructions (in tips section below) and you can expect your piercing to heal within 6 to 12 weeks.If you have any comments or suggestions, please send them to us so we can improve this app. Support Us By Rating Us 5 Please contact us first if you have any question!