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.
Moreover, 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.
Similarly one may ask, what is the smallest gauge for a labret piercing?
Body Piercing Standard Gauges:
|Labret Lip Rings||14G or 16G|
|Tragus / Helix / Rook / Conch||16G , 18G|
Can I put a 14G in a 16g piercing?
14g jewelry is larger than 16g jewelry, but you might be able to fit it. … The size difference between the two is small, but if you go back and forth it would obviously be a stretch every time you wanted to wear the 14’s, since your ear would shrink back to a 16g while you had that jewelry in.
The default size for belly bars is 10 mm length and 1.6 mm thickness, which should be suitable for most belly button piercings. However, if you’re not sure what size you need you can measure the one you’re currently wearing. Despite the default thickness being 1.6 mm, some people prefer a 1.2 mm belly bar.
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.
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.
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).
Vertical labret pain
Everyone’s pain tolerance is different. Most people don’t report a ton of pain with the vertical lip piercing. Some have rated it around a 4 on a scale of 1 to 10. It may hurt more than ear, nose, or other piercings because the tissue around your mouth is sensitive and dense with nerve endings.
Although you may love the look of your new piercing, you will need to change it out two to four weeks after you get it as the initial studs used for lip piercings are larger to accommodate any initial swelling. … Wash your hands thoroughly with antibacterial soap and water to prevent infection as you change the piercing.
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.