Soak the taper in your liquid soap and place it into the lip hole until it becomes difficult to do so. Push the rest of the taper through until there is only a small bit (about 1/4 of an inch) sticking out of the piercing site. This should be a bit uncomfortable and even slightly painful.
Consequently, can you stretch a lip piercing?
If you want to stretch a lip piercing, you‘ll need to wait until your initial lip piercing has fully healed. You can then stretch to the next largest gauge using one of two methods. The wrapping method is the gentlest way to stretch.
Similarly one may ask, do lip piercing holes ever go away?
If your piercing hasn’t healed and you want to remove it, chances are the hole will shrink and close without a problem, leaving minimal scarring. However, if its an older piercing — like my five-year-old lip piercing — it could possibly take years for the hole to get smaller.
How can I increase my piercing size?
Simply wrap one layer (or more) of tape around the jewelry and re-insert it into the piercing. You will repeat this method over time, gradually adding more tape and thus increasing the size of the hole. But not just any tape will do.
Ideally after a couple weeks or so, you should go back to your piercer to be refitted with a new, shorter post anyway once any swelling has subsided, but after that you should wait until it’s healed to start changing up the jewelry.
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.
- Refrain from using lipstick, lip gloss, and other lip products. …
- Avoid sharing food and drinks to minimize the spread of infectious bacteria.
- Avoid open-mouth kissing and oral sex to reduce the transfer of bacteria and saliva.
- Wash your hands before touching your mouth to prevent the spread of germs.
The short answer: Yes. The long answer: kissing someone who has a lip piercing (or when you have a lip piercing) shouldn’t be much different than a normal kiss. … The act of kissing may also introduce bacteria, bodily fluids, or debris (think lip balm, lip stick, or other beauty products) into your fresh piercing.
Get the Look
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.
If your piercing jewelry is starting to sink into your skin/tissue, see your piercer right away for a longer bar. Some piercing do embed slightly, we refer to this as ‘nesting’. Lip and tongue piercings tend to do this as our oral tissue is very soft. … Oral tissue regenerates much quicker than other body tissue.
If the piercing has been in place for over 6 months, it takes around 3 months for the hole to close completely. A lip piercing penetrates the lip or surrounding area, and it takes anywhere from 1 to 3 months for it to heal with proper care.
Thus if you want your lip piercing to completely close, then you need to just leave the ring out for this amount of time. … After you‘ve first had the piercing you will need to leave it time to heal around the piercing, and failure to do so will mean that your lip closes over very quickly – even within a few hours.
If a piercing is fully healed, you’ve had the jewelry in place for longer than a year, and you take the jewelry out, chances are very good that the hole will shrink, but not close completely and look as if it were never there. You will likely always see a small divot where the jewelry was placed in the skin.