Nipple piercing became a fashion trend among society women during the Victorian period around The nipple is fleshy enough to pierce securely behind plenty of skin to prevent rejection. It is recommended that good care be taken to prevent infection by using a piercing professional and good body piercing aftercare. Nipple piercing has gained much popularity in recent years with many celebrities and fashion models having this type of piercing. Barbell , captive bead ring. Christina Aguilera had all her piercings removed except for her right nipple piercing. Inverted nipples are primarily a cosmetic problem but might interfere with breastfeeding.