"Snake Eye" Piercings Are the Cooler, Edgier Cousin of the "Snake Bite"

If you're into piercings and body art, there's a good chance that "snake eyes" — not to be confused with "snake bites" — have popped up on your explore page a few times. Also known as "venom" piercings, snake eyes are a type of tongue piercing that sits horizontally at the tip of the tongue, with the balls at the end of the ring sitting on both sides. The result makes your tongue look like the eyes of a snake . . . get it?

This piercing isn't exactly new, but it's still worth checking out if you're looking into getting a piercing that'll bring a little more of an edge to your look. Read ahead to see a few of our favorite takes on snake-eye piercings ahead.