Many people may believe that piercing is a trend of self-expression that was started a few decades ago.
Piercing, however, comes with a history that dates back thousands of years.
In fact, the oldest evidence of ear piercings come from mummified remains from over 5,000 years ago.
Nose piercing can be traced back as far as 1500 BC!
The first National Piercing Day seems to have taken place in 2007 as an online grass roots declaration by a group of people who wanted to celebrate the art of piercing.
Since then, the day has been observed annually , growing in popularity each year.
Whether partaking in a new piercing or just enjoying and appreciating the way they look on others, National Piercing Day is a fun day for all.