Times are changing, especially in regard to what's socially acceptable. Not all that long ago, piercings were largely reserved for people's ears, but in recent years, people having begun piercing all different parts of their bodies. In fact, belly button rings are incredibly popular today, especially compared to how prevalent they were only 20 years ago.
Women of all shapes and sizes wear belly button rings. In fact, they are considered accessories much like earrings and necklaces. They can be used to make an outfit more exciting or to make a women feel more attractive. Short shirts are popular, as are pants with low waist lines. This leaves the stomach area exposed and free to be decorated in any way a woman pleases. Although many people like to get a tattoo in this space, the truth is that a tattoo is incredibly permanent. Thankfully, there are other options available.
In order to use a belly button ring, you must first pierce your navel. While there are risks to the procedure, these can be largely avoided by going to a licensed and experienced piercer. After the procedure, the most important job lies with you. In order to avoid infection, it's necessary to keep your piercing clean by washing and dressing it daily. After the required amount of time has passed, you're free to change out your jewelery as often as you want.
Now, the fun begins and you can start shopping! There is a wide range of belly button rings available in all sorts of shapes, sizes, colors and themes. If you are daring, choose one that dangles. If you prefer a more reserved look, choose a small stud. In fact, you'll likely want to have at least a few simple pieces for everyday wear. Whatever you choose to buy, have fun with it! After all, you've taken a huge step to improve your appearance - you might as well buy pieces that you love.