The vertical clitoral hood VCH piercing is by far the most popular piercing I perform. This is the primary reason most women seek it, or any piercing of the "lady parts" as some refer to the genital area. In the case of the VCH, this is how it works:. The majority of women have a clitoral hood that partially or completely covers the clitoral glans--the clitoris. That's the hood's job, much like the foreskin covers the glans of the penis.
The most popular vulva piercing done in our shop, the vertical hood piercing VCH , not only looks great, but it has a good chance of making the wearer feel great. It is easy to sit through and heal, and adds extra stimulation for the wearer. Rumors about spontaneous orgasms from walking and other physical activities are usually exaggerated, but this piercing can undoubtedly give you a little something extra! Like the name implies, the piercing goes through the hood vertically. Since it sits top-to-bottom, it tends to be unobtrusive and rests comfortably within the anatomy of the wearer. Jewelry is either a straight or curved barbell, with the bottom ball resting on the clitoris and the top ball exiting on the topside of the hood. For many, the jewelry creates a wonderful sensation from the direct contact of the jewelry on the clitoris, and larger jewelry, or even just larger ends, can help intensify this sensation.
Unlike the penis , the male homologue equivalent to the clitoris, it usually does not contain the distal portion or opening of the urethra and is therefore not used for urination. The clitoris also usually lacks a reproductive function. While few animals urinate through the clitoris or use it reproductively, the spotted hyena , which has an especially large clitoris, urinates, mates, and gives birth via the organ. Some other mammals, such as lemurs and spider monkeys , also have a large clitoris. The clitoris is the human female's most sensitive erogenous zone and generally the primary anatomical source of human female sexual pleasure.
If you are looking for piercings of the clitoral hood, visit the entries on vertical hood piercing and horizontal hood piercing. Other modifications of the clitoral hood include hood removal, hood splitting , and other forms of female circumcision. The clitoral hood or prepuce is the hood of skin that covers the clitoris. Loosely speaking, it is the female equivalent of the male foreskin.