How long do you leave gauge tapers in?

How long do you leave gauge tapers in?

How long should I wait between each stretch?

  1. 16g to 14g – 1-2 months.
  2. 14g to 12g – 1-2 months.
  3. 12g to 10g – 2-3 months.
  4. 10g to 8g – 2-3 months.
  5. 8g to 6g – 3-4 months.
  6. 6g to 4g – 3-4 months.
  7. 4g to 2g – 3-4 months.
  8. 2g to 0g – 4-5 months.

Why shouldn’t you use tapers to stretch your ears?

Stone tapers are not to be used for stretching at all. They are only for wearing in healed stretches as jewelry because they are porous and can carry too much bacteria. Once your ears are healed, stone tapers are a really pretty choice of jewelry.

What size ear taper should I start with?

For the majority of people, either 16 gauge or 14 gauge is a good starting point if you have only worn regular earrings. 16 gauge is a good starting point if you never wear earrings or if you have recently had them pierced and they are just healed up.

Can you sleep in gauge tapers?

You should not use tapers past a 00g! Stretch up using tape. It also is not good to sleep with your plugs in. You heal better without them in.

What is a gauge blowout?

A blowout is one of the most common complications of ear gauging. It’s a ring of scar tissue that forms behind the jewelry and gives the piercing the appearance of turning inside out. Blowouts usually occur from trying to stretch the hole too quickly. They often cause sharp pain and inflammation.

What are the 3 hardest stretches to perform?

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  • Standing shin stretch. Let’s start with an often neglected part of the body — our shins.
  • Eagle arms. Massaging your upper back is pretty easy, but stretching it can be a bit trickier.
  • Door-assisted pectoral stretch.
  • Cross-legged stretch.
  • Frog stretch.
  • Inner thigh stretch.