Let’s Get Pierced!10 Φεβρουαρίου, 2022
Body piercing is a culture whose roots go back in the ancient human history. The procedure of piercing implies puncturing some certain part of the body in order to create an opening to insert a jewelry piece. As it has already been mentioned, it has been practiced for centuries among various tribal cultures such as African, Australian, Mexican, Indian and many others. People used to adorn and modify their bodies with the help of rings, plates, tusks inserted into their ears, lips, noses and many other parts of their bodies. But ear piercing has definitely always been on top of the popularity list. It doesn’t take a long time for the ear to get healed and it’s easy to look after, more than that there is a huge variety of jewelry to choose among, so you can change it whenever you would like and look different every day.
Ear accessories vary according to their gauge size. It may start with 0,8mm which is equivalent to size 20ga and go right up to 0ga which is 8mm. Recent trends show that it has become highly stylish to wear big gauges and ear plugs starting with size 8ga and wider. And if you’re in, we are here to give you some valuable advice on how to make such a cool piercing, keep it in perfect health and choose the right accessories to look unique every day. With the decision of having your ears pierced should come the understanding that as a rule it’s made for a long time and becomes a unique part of you. That’s why it should be a well-considered decision.
Generally, there exist three ways of having a pair of big gauge plugs inserted in your ears. The first one, which is at the same time the most painless and humane, is stretching a small ear lobe opening up to the desired width. The second way represents a pretty painful procedure of the so-called scalpelling. A surgical scalpel is used to slit an ear lobe so that a big gauge could fit perfectly. It shortens the time of hole expanding and allows your untouched ears to get cool wide flesh tunnels at no time. Still professional specialists do not recommend it because it may cause blood loss and it’s quite painful and takes a longer time to get healed. The third way is called punching and is carried out with the help of a special razor pressed into the lobe. So it cuts out a circular piece of flesh and a large plug gets set in. It’s the least recommended way of creating such a piercing for it’s really painful and there’s no way of silting such flesh openings. Most professionals recommend gradual stretching of ear lobes. It is easily carried out by using quality hole expanders and varying the gauge size of your accessories.
Remember, that the best way to start big gauge piercing is a puncture performed by a professional piercer. After the puncture is made, you’re responsible to look after it. It involves mild stretching, daily disinfection, wearing head-gear in cold weather and choosing high-quality materials for your plugs, tunnels, rings and other accessories. Following this advice will help you keep your piercing in good condition and enjoy it.