All of this shit is hilarious to me, especially because even the partners at my firm and my family that hates piercings like my lip and nose studs.
They're just being nice.
A nose piercing might be passable but anything else, especially on the lip, I'm sorry but it is not a classy look. It might be cool, hip, rocker, but not classy at all. Look:
Which one would you rather have sex with?