Also, how soon can you change a lip piercing?
Secondly, can I change my lip piercing after 2 weeks?
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.
How long after lip piercing can you kiss?
Ideally, you should wait until you are healed to do anything involving fluids, even with a monogamous partner. You have an open wound in your mouth, so anything in your partner’s saliva or body fluids can more easily be passed to you, and your partner can also be exposed to your blood and more.
If you change the jewelry too early it may open up the piercing to infections and may become very irritated or can even reject the piercing. This is why piercers recommend that you don’t remove it until it’s absolutely healed.
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.
Dipping swab cotton in water and applying a small drop of antibacterial soap can also go a long way in making the piercing heal faster. Use a cotton swab to thouroughly clean the jewellery of any dried blood or crust around it as well.
Don’t play with or remove the jewelry
Twisting or touching the jewelry can increase swelling and irritation. It can also introduce new bacteria into the piercing. For the most part, consider the jewelry to be completely off-limits. The only time you should touch it is during cleansing.
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.
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.
Hoops should be snug enough to wrap the lip, but will have some gap to allow for movement while eating and talking. Hoops that are too tight can cause migration, so they do need some room.
Hardware: Captive bead rings (CBRs) or labret studs jewelry are the preferred must types, but circular barbells can be worn. Healing: Side labret piercings may take anywhere from 1 to 3 months to heal.
Oral piercings form scar tissue that looks like a white ‘O-Ring‘ around the site of the piercing. The scar tissue normally recedes after a month or so. … Obviously a fresh, or even old piercing that has been snagged or pulled with enough force to tear the skin will form extra scar tissue.