In this video, we learn how to pierce your lip with a flat or round back. First, purchase some flat backs from the store, don't use normal earrings because this will damage your skin. Flat backs don't hurt when you pierce them. To start, you will need to find the spot where you want to pierce, don't hit a vein. After this, use ice to numb the spot until you think that you are ready. Then, poke the needle through the hole after cleaning it off with alcohol. Make sure to clean the lip area when you are finished and enjoy your new piercing.