Stretching (body piercing)

Ear piercings are the most commonly stretched piercings, with nasal septum ... most stretching methods go up by a single even-sized gauge increment at a time.

How to Gauge Your Ears: 10 Steps (with Pictures) - wikiHow

How to Gauge Your Ears. The key to stretching your ears is to be patient and informed. Obviously you'll need a little informing if you're searching how to stretch  ...

Here's What Gauged Ears Look Like Without The Gauges In

Here's What Gauged Ears Look Like Without The Gauges In. I somehow never thought about this. OMG. posted on Nov. 14, 2013, at 1:34 p.m.. Jessica Misener.

Beginners Ear Stretching Guide | BodyJewelrySource

No matter the size (or “gauge”, in industry terms) you hope to achieve, it all begins with a needle and a tad bit of bravery. The typical ear piercing starts with an ...

Reasons People Practice Ear Stretching | LIVESTRONG.COM

Oct 21, 2013 ... Ear stretching, also known as gauging, has gained popularity in the United ... you can wear wide-gauge or hollow jewelry in the enlarged hole.

End of a trend: Repairing gauged ear lobes |

Apr 9, 2014 ... Ear gauging is a trend that involves stretching an ear piercing to accommodate a large plug, sometimes a half inch or wider. While it is popular ... Are Ear Spacers&v=jSHcj_pXiI4
Mar 7, 2014 ... do you know that if you gauge you ear then they die as soon as you do it ... Ty so much! i'm thinking of getting a gauge piercing not any of that ...

Ear Stretching and Gauged Piercings - Jewelry -

What's a normal ear gauge? Most people's earlobes are initially pierced with a 20 or 18-gauge needle. Common gauge sizes are named in even numbers down ...

Man warns others to consider long-term consequences of stretched ...

Oct 4, 2013 ... A 21-year-old man had a free surgery to fix his ears that have been stretch with gauges so the doctor could share a message to people ...

They're not called "gauges"! -

Sep 2, 2011 ... I'm going to talk about the term "gauge" because hearing this word ... fall into either of those categories such as ear weights or many other ...

Popular Q&A
Q: What size spacer will ears not return to normal?
A: Up until around size 00, it is possible for ears to heal after Read More »
Q: What happens when you take out spacer earrings after they have fi...
A: If the ear is getting Read More »
Q: What is the largest sized spacer one may have before your ear doe...
A: All piercings shrink, but it would be an exaggeration to say that they would go back to the original shape. Once you enlarge any piercing, there is more skin in... Read More »
Q: If my ears are ripped and on my right ear I got a 8g spacer in bu...
A: I am no doctor, but i can say (if by spacer you mean guage) i would not recommend forcing it, because you can mess up your ears badly, but that is just what i a... Read More »
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Ear stretching: Why is lobe 'gauging' growing in popularity? -

Nov 21, 2011 ... But why has making a large hole in your ear started to appeal to more and ... She now has a 26mm gauge in one ear and 24mm in the other.