Firstly the ball may be pulled out by hand by forcing the ball from the ring or by gently twisting the ring. The best method is to use long nose pliers or preferably BCR / Circular barbell opening pliers. By placing the pliers through the ring and VERY GENTLY opening them until the ball is released.
In this way, can I change the balls on my septum?
You can, just make sure the new balls are clean and that you don’t cause any trauma to the piercing by moving the horseshoe around too much. If you can‘t unscrew the current balls, then don’t force it.
Regarding this, when can I change the balls on my septum?
While the most tender and painful part of healing should be over in around 1-3 weeks, septum piercings take around 6 to 8 months to completely heal, and you can change the jewellery in 6 to 8 weeks providing it’s well-healed.
Can’t get the ball off my septum piercing?
A pair of latex or rubber gloves will usually provide enough grip to unscrew a stuck piercing ball. Make sure the jewelry is completely dry and grab the ball with your gloved hand. The bit of extra torque from the rubber gloves might provide just the right amount of traction to get your ball unstuck.
How do you unscrew a tight septum ball?
Grasp either of the balls between the forefinger and thumb of the left hand. Grasp the ball on the opposite side of the barbell in the same manner with the right hand. Twist the ball in your right hand counter-clockwise to loosen it. Continue to turn the ball until it comes off completely.
What happens if I change my septum piercing too early?
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.
Can I change my septum after 2 weeks?
When can you change your septum piercing? Septum piercings will probably take around 6 months to 1 year to get properly healed. But for a change, you can replace the piercing jewelry after a few weeks which can help you to heal your nostrils quickly.
How do I find my septum hole?
Try either lifting up the side of your nose, or pinch just below your septum and pull it down, so you could see where the hole is placed. Gently feel around inside your nose until you’ll find the hole. Be patient, don’t hurt your nose. Keep in mind that your hole isn’t straight, but more of a little rainbow shape.
Can I put a 16g in a 14g septum piercing?
Yes you can. The jewellery won’t be very snug, though, and might move around a lot. So I used this 2mm diameter needle for a piercing with a 16g jewellery. …
How far up should a septum piercing be?
The piercings should be towards the front of the nose, and placed up at the nostrils. If a ring is oversized, it may have some hang, but there should be some that show a properly fitted placement. A red flag is all photos where the jewelry hangs down to the lip. Septum Correction!
Can you put a 16g in a 14g piercing?
Yes all day you can. However, the 16g post is thinner than the 14g. Downsizing is not an issue unless you‘ve got a large collection of 14g jewelry that you wish to wear again. Downsizing to 16g is safe as long as it is healed.
Can I flip my septum on the first day?
Although it’s okay to flip the jewelry up or down occasionally, you should avoid doing this as much as possible. You may want to just leave the jewelry flipped up for most of the healing period if you are concerned about it being seen. …
Do septum piercings get infected easily?
Septum piercings have the same risks as most piercings, but some are more serious than others. Septums are not as likely to get infected as most piercings as there is plenty of mucous membranes (yuck) to fight off infections in your nose. Really the only risk is if putting in low-quality jewellery.
How do you hide a septum piercing when healing?