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.
Accordingly, how should a labret stud fit?
Labret– Labret piercings should be fitted by a piercer, and should be a fairly snug fit. With studs, they back disc may sink slightly into the lip tissue, commonly called nesting. This is normal, and as long as its easy and comfortable to pop the disc out, totally safe.
Besides, can you put a labret in your lobe?
Labrets are backward!
Because labrets are designed to wear in your lip, it makes sense that they would insert from the back (the inside of your mouth). But, wearing them in your earlobes means you have to put them in backward (pushing the post through your piercing behind your ear).
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.
Internally threaded body jewelry definitely has an advantage over externally threaded jewelry. With an external thread pattern, the coarse threads have to pass through the piercing when inserting or removing the jewelry. This can tear or damage the skin around the piercing, especially if it’s a new piercing.
The location of the labret makes the jewelry particularly susceptible to chomping, which can break your front teeth. Since you’ll have to wear a larger labret stud during the first few weeks, you’ll need to take extra care during this time.
Most Painful Piercings
- Daith. A daith piercing is a puncture to the lump of cartilage in your inner ear, above the ear canal. …
- Helix. The helix piercing is placed in the cartilage groove of the upper ear. …
- Rook. …
- Conch. …
- Industrial. …
- Dermal Anchor. …
- Septum. …
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.
This is how your top latches into its labret. To remove your push-pin stud, you should push the top in slightly, and then twist and pull out, while holding the back in place. Screw-in studs have a threaded top that screws into its labret.
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.
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.
Earrings actually don’t differ that much from other piercings. Except that earrings are shot most of the time instead of being set by hand, the normal earring also goes through your skin. The difference lies in the thickness of the jewellery. Earrings are nearly always shot with a thickness of 0.8 mm or 1 mm.
Standard ear piercings are a 20g or 18g if they were pierced by a gun. If they were pierced by a professional, the lobe piercing will typically be a 16g or 14g.
Why Would I Want Flat Back Earrings? Flat back earrings create a cleaner look for your ear party. You won’t have any unsightly ear posts poking out from behind your ear, so your ear party is beautiful from every angle. Also, flat back earrings are super comfy to wear – there’s no long ear post to poke you.