When a person looks for body piercing which is unusual and helps a person in getting a gorgeous and smart look then Monroe piercing is the best one to go for. The Monroe piercing is quite popular among the teenagers and young ones as it is like a beauty mark on the face. As compared to other body piercing it is painless and easier to do. Monroe piercing is done on the left side of the upper lip. The name is given such because it looks similar to the beauty spot of the famous actress and heart throb- Marilyn Monroe. The Monroe piercing generally takes 8-12 weeks to heal and as this area of the body is soft and has less number of nerves, this piercing is painless. This piercing is quite common in females for getting the beauty spot on the face but in the past few years even the males take interest in Monroe piercing and go for it. There is a chance of swelling of face so one should take care of the face and the mouth after Monroe piercing. Generally a labret stud is used for piercing in this region but one can go for black round-shaped studs or a stud with a gem to look brighter.