Who was the first society to embrace body piercing?

“evidence of nose piercing has been recovered dating back to biblical times (2000 b.c.) in the Middle East, as well as mentions of earrings and nose rings (made of gold) are found in the book of Genesis (24:22)”

How to avoid an infection

“Your piercer should provide you with detailed aftercare instructions at the time of piercing. If you were not given aftercare instructions, or forgot them, you may find them posted on respected online sites that specialize in body piercing supplies.”