Yes you can, in fact that’s typically what a piercer will do, especially with cartilage piercings. They pierce with a gauge size bigger than the actual jewelry. It allows room for swelling and placing the jewelry.
Beside this, can I pierce my septum with 14 gauge?
What size septum ring do you get pierced with? The most common gauge for septum piercings is 16 gauge (approx. 1.2mm thick), however, your piercer may decide to use a different gauge depending on your individual anatomy. … 1.0mm thick) or size up to 14 gauge (approx.
Likewise, people ask, how thick should your septum be?
The nasal septum contains bone and hyaline cartilage. It is normally about 2 mm thick.
Can I put a 16g in a 14g septum?
Most septums are pierced at a 14g or a 16g more commonly. Say you got pierced at a 16g, once it’s healed. Putting a 14g ring in wouldn’t be hard at all, same as putting a 12g ring in. Once it gets to around there it’s better to start using tapered jewelry.
Yes you can. The jewellery won’t be very snug, though, and might move around a lot. Having said that, the whole will probably close up a bit around the smaller gauge jewellery so you might not be able to wear 14g there any more. …
Do septum piercings hurt? … Everyone has their own pain tolerance, so it’s worth bearing yours in mind, but a septum shouldn’t hurt much more than a standard nose piercing and it shouldn’t go through cartilage. It’ll be a strong pinch, the urge to sneeze, watery eyes, and hopefully not much more than that.
A septum piercing is associated with people who want to set themselves apart. Whether other people will like them for it, they wouldn’t really care. To this end, people with septum rings end up appearing as rebels without a care in the world, and any efforts to rein them in will simply result in a clash.
Generally 14g / 16g. 18g is the smallest size that you can use once your septum is healed, I heard that anything smaller than 18g can cause the “cheese cutter” effect. What I’m going to say is my experience, and won’t necessarily be the same for everyone.
Nose Piercing Options: Rings, studs and more!
By far, the two most common and most popular nose piercings are the nostril piercing and the septum piercing. Both the nostril and the septum are excellent candidates for hoop ring jewelry, with plenty of beautiful ring options available for both.
A septum piercing does most of its healing in 2 or 3 months, though it can take as long as 6 to 8 months to heal completely for some people.
Looks high but it could be your nose though like the place you pierce it is just higher than normal.. You can get bigger jewelry if you want it to come down farther. as long as it’s not in the cartilage, it’s not a problem. You may wish to try a tear drop captive once you’re healed to increase the “lower” look.
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. …
If you pinch your septum, you should feel a thin area of skin between some hard cartilage and the tip of your septum (often referred to as the sweet spot). That’s where the septum piercing is placed. It is a little bit higher and a little further forward than you might realize.
The inner diameter for a septum hoop is measured vertically. To find out the smallest inner diameter that you can wear measure in a straight line down from your septum piercing to the bottom of your nose. The measurement you get will give you a snug fitting piece of jewelry (remember to always round up not down).