Medusa piercing is very unusual type of body piercing which is done in the center of the upper lip. The most common jewelry to be worn in the medusa piercing is the labret stud but there are people who wear rings and other jewelries here. Some people do stretch this medusa piercing to wear the jewelry of their choice. This contemporary piercing came into existence during the middle of 90’s. The positioning of the piercing is very important otherwise the symmetry of the face will be lost. The labret piercing is also known by the names- Philtrum piercing, upbret piercing or cleft piercing. This piercing takes about 6-12 weeks to heal and proper cleaning of the piercing and oral health are very important during the healing time. Smoking and drinking have to be stopped completely till the piercing gets healed completely. Care should be taken about the choice of the food also as it could affect the piercing in the initial days. The professional and reputed piercing shops should be visited for the piercing as the positioning would be perfect and the use of the jewelry would be right too. The medusa piercing make one look gorgeous and is considered one of the most popular types of contemporary piercing.