How to get a curved nose stud out

Updated March 23, 2017

Piercings can be funky, creative ways to adorn your body, using a wide variety of decorative options including nose studs and rings. Curved nose studs, with a corkscrew-like fastener, are becoming more popular, partly, perhaps, because the stud is better held in place due to the curved shape of the jewellery fastener. While the scariest part of nose piercing may be the actual hole made in the cartilage, some problems can arise due to the choice of piercing or jewellery. Newcomers to nose piercing or veterans looking to switch to a curved nose stud can remove these studs quickly and safely in a few simple steps.

Pull the nose stud down until it is flat against your nose.

Push the nose stud toward your face until it meets resistance.

Pull the nose stud down toward your chin and out of your nose slowly.


Some people may have allergic reactions, in the form of rashes or irritation, to the type of metal used in a curved nose stud. Holes in newer piercings can also become infected if the stud is not properly maintained. Frequent removal and cleaning is essential.

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Michael Batton Kaput began writing professionally in 2009. He is an editor at two magazines and a freelance writer. He has been published in "Egypt Today," Egypt's leading current affairs magazine, and "Business Today Egypt," Egypt's number one English-language business magazine. He attended Denison University where he earned a degree in political science and English literature.