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I'm about to turn 35, and I've been thinking about getting my nose pierced.?

I'm a fairly attractive, down-to-earth, overweight, African-American woman about to turn 35, and I've been thinking about getting my nose pierced with a small diamond or gold stud. I work at a architectural/engineering consulting firm where the attire is pretty much "business casual" (meaning, fairly business-like with clients-- but not Goldman-Sachs conservative, and pretty d**n casual if just in the office on a day where there won't be any client meetings-- jeans and t-shirt are acceptable, though most people wear khaki's and nice sweaters or button-up shirts). Should I do it? Are piercings passé? Am I too old? Will I stunt my career growth (I am actually thinking about pursuing jobs in international development in the future)? Will I impede opportunities to find a husband? Please help!! :)

Asked By: getoffmyusername - 3/9/2007
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if you want it do it! :] you can always take it out if you dont like it, live for the moment make yourself happy :D
Answered By: LACEYSAURUS! - 3/9/2007
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Get it done. Ive had my nose pierced for years now and i love it and if i am at work at a conservative event or anything its easy to just take it out. It will give you character
Answered By: Candy_8866 - 3/9/2007
 
i think it is a good idea, it means you are hip and cute! why not? its not like it is going to a huge ring, just a tasteful jewel. i have to worn you, wash your makeup off every day! mine got so infected!
Answered By: sugarpie - 3/9/2007
 
No offense, but I think if you were going to get a piercing, you should have done it a few years ago. It'll look a little...strange. I don't think it would stunt your business growth or keep you from getting a husband if it's small though. I woudn't go for it.
Answered By: Kristina B - 3/9/2007
 
I'm a casual long hair male Caucasian I'm 39 almost 40 still wear my earring from my 20s and my ponytail from my teens.as progressive as stuff is now i don't See how one small nose ring could hurt..just be as taste full as you know how.
Answered By: getbyone - 3/9/2007
 
Make that thirty-five going on fifteen.
Answered By: Gene L - 3/9/2007
 
I am your age, and would definately have my nose pierced if I thought it would be a good look for me. Go for it, your work can't discriminate against you, and a nice little diamond stud is purely lovely.
Answered By: Missy - 3/9/2007
 
Its a nose piercing its not forever unless you want it to be. You can put a clear one in at work if you feel the need. And do you think you are too old? Its what you think thats most important.
Answered By: chastity b - 3/9/2007
 
a girl at my work who just turned 36 got hers done last week and i hate to say it but i think she is going through a mid life crisis.....why is it that woman do things in their 30s when in fact it should of been done in their teens?????
Answered By: Helen j - 3/9/2007
 
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