Labret studs have a flat back plate on one end and a threaded accessory such as a ball on the other. … They are most associated with lip piercings – often called a “labret piercing” – but labrets are also suitable for wearing in ear and nose piercings.
Herein, how do you measure a labret stud?
To measure a labret you simply have to measure the barbell length excluding the platform base and screw head if there is one. For labret piercing, ring size vary between 8mm(0,31in) and 11mm(0,43in). 8mm(0,31in) and 9mm (0,35in) tend to be the most common sizes for this piercing.
Then, can I put an earring in my lip piercing?
* An Earring (You only need an earring if you are piercing your lip with a needle or anything other than an earring. DO NOT try to put in any kind of body jewelry just yet, as your hole will not be big enough. You need to put in a regular 18 Gauge earring.)
Can I wear a labret stud in my nose?
Yes, you can! In fact, some people find labret-style piercing jewelry more comfortable to wear than the typical nostril screw because the flat backing sits flush against the inside of the nose.
In terms of lip piercing, the pain scale for the labret piercing is on the lower end. The lips and skin around the lips have numerous nerve endings, so lip piercings, in general, are more painful than other piercing types. … Because the labret piercing only requires one puncture, any pain you feel will be swift.
Labret usually refers to a piercing that is below the bottom lip, above the chin. The most common gauges for a labret piercing are 16ga or 14ga. The thickness of your lips should determine the length of your labret. The most common length is 3/8 inch but 5/16 inch and 7/16 inch are common as well.
Standard lengths for labrets are 1/4″ or 5/16″. The 3/16″ is generally used for cartilage piercings rather than lip piercings for a nice, snug fit.
|* indicates the most common size – updated 2020|
|Regular Earring Post||1/4″(6mm)|
|Lip and Labret||5/16″(8mm)*, 3/8″(10mm), 1/2″(12mm)|
|Monroe/Madonna||1/4″(6mm), 5/16″(8mm)*, 3/8″(10mm)|
You have several options: Pour hot water slowly over the ball of the lip ring; soak a cotton cloth in hot water and press it to your lip; or, take a hot shower and lift your face so the water hits the ring. Move the ring gently from side to side to loosen any crust around it. Dry the lip ring with a towel.
To remove your flat back earrings, hold the post (the back of the earring) with one hand and then gently unscrew the front piece from the post. Once the front piece is loose, gently pull it away from the post. Screw the front back into the post when you’re not wearing it to prevent damage to the threading.
It looks good – most piercings look pretty good from the outset. A small amount of redness is not uncommon, but this should subside within a couple of weeks. You may notice some dry matter at the entry or exit of your piercing. This is called “exudate” and is a byproduct of the healing process.
As one of the few true lip piercings, the Ashley piercing consists of a single puncture through the center of the lower lip, exiting through the back of the lip into the mouth. … The Ashley piercing typically uses a labret stud with a dainty charm, ball, or gemstone sitting on the lower lip.
Tips and Tricks
Dahlia piercings will emphasize the corners of your mouth, and has the effect of making full lips look fuller, but thin lips look particularly long and thin.
There are no major veins in the lips, but head and mouth wounds in general tend to bleed heavily. As long as you’re not on blood thinners and don’t have a bleeding disorder, there’s nothing dangerous about this. Just be sure to see an experienced piercer.