This article is from the Piercing FAQ, by Anne Greenblatt with numerous contributions by others.
Also called the Marilyn or Chrome Crawford because of the resemblance
to their natural beauty marks, this piercing is made above the upper
lip, usually to one side, using a Labret stud or fishtail
labret. Placement should be carefully checked to avoid the Facial
Artery. Jewelry should be chosen following the guidelines for Labret
A piercing made in the center of the upper lip is called Philtrum
(anatomical), Upret, Divot, Medusa, Angel's Kiss, or Cupid's Bow.