Do fake plugs/gauges stretch your ears? No – fake gauges / plugs do not stretch your ears. They fit into your regular piercing and give the illusion of having plugs.
Moreover, are silicone gauges bad for your ears?
Silicone is bacteria friendly
Silicone is not on that list of initial body jewelry as it has a habit of trapping bacterial in between the ear and the plug itself. Ear stretching with silicone can lead to blowouts, bacterial issues including intrusions and infections.