Helpful guidelines

Will my stretched ears close up overnight?

Will my stretched ears close up overnight?

Because your ear lobes have healed around the tunnel, plug, or taper you used to stretch the ear, your ears will never completely close. Keep in mind that your best expectation is to shrink the size of the holes.

How long does it take for 2g gauges to close?

Once it fits properly, go down another size until you reach the smallest gauge. Once you reach this point, your hole should be able to close on its own. This entire process usually takes at least 2 months. You can also help your ears along the road to healing by cleaning and massaging them with oils and moisturizers.

How do I use the gauge size chart?

The Gauge Size Chart is a handy tool for anyone stretching their ears. It is important to stretch slowly to safely stretch your ears, so only increase your ears one gauge at a time, and only when your ears are fully healed from their most recent stretch. Use this chart to quickly reference what the next step in your stretching journey…

How long should I wear ear tapers before gauging up?

Initially you should purchase both tapers and long term ear stretching jewelry in the gauges you will be stretching to. Make sure you really like what you are buying as ideally they will be worn for at least a month before you gauge up to the next size. Keep in mind that while gauging up you will need a lubricant of some kind.

How long does it take to get a new brake gauge?

However, there are some factors that will affect how long it will take, including: That said, you’ll be looking at a few months, usually around 4 months for smaller gauges, all the way up to a year or two for larger gauges.

What is the size of a 00g gauge?

Gauge Sizes. Sometimes gauge sizes are listed by their size in millimeters, so we’ve provided a conversion. Some sizes can vary, such as 00g varying between 9 and 10mm.