Refinery29: The Nipple Piercing Trend You Never Saw Coming

The Nipple Piercing Trend You Never Saw Coming

Brian Keith Thompson, Body Electric, Refinery29

With Kendall Jenner, Bella Hadid, Rihanna, and Paris Jackson among the slew of celebs who sport barbells under bras, the nipple piercing is on its way to becoming as ubiquitous as belly button rings were in 1999. (Even Beyoncé had one, remember?) So perhaps it’s no wonder that third and fourth nipple rings may start to gain traction, too. No, we’re not talking about double piercings on a set of nipples — but adornment to third and fourth nipples on the body.

So-called supernumerary nipples (street name: “accessory” nipples) may seem a little sci-fi, but according to the National Institutes of Health Genetic and Rare Disease Center, the phenomenon is pretty common. And there are some very cool kids in the club — including Lily Allen, Tilda Swinton, and Harry Styles, whose torso is adorned with four nipples... READ MORE