What are Earring retainers?

What are earpiercing retainers? A retainer is a plastic jewelry piece designed to save you from preventable accidents during sports. Since unhealed piercing holes could easily close up within hours, the retainers prevent the risk.

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Correspondingly, can you use a retainer in a new piercing?

Yes, you can.

You can insert a retainer into your nose piercing after 2 weeks. But, it will be always good to avoid retainers until your piercing is completely healed. If you can wait for at least 4 weeks after getting pierced.

Accordingly, are piercing retainers noticeable? Retainers tend to have the clear ball on each end which is actually pretty visible. Ear sticks are basically transparent sticks. If you cut them real short about 1cm or depending on the thickness of your earlobe, just enough to stick out enough that you can still feel it, it’s pretty much invisible.

Also question is, do piercing retainers work?

That’s what Retainers Were Made For

They’re usually clear or nude coloured and work especially well in smaller gauge piercings. Your lip ring or nose stud will blend seamlessly into your skin before you know it!

Is it bad to wear plastic earrings?

Plastic post earrings are generally safe; you only have to ensure that you get medical-grade plastic. With those, you’re assured they are hypoallergenic and will cause no irritation or harm to your ears. There’s variety in the market, and you only need to find what works best for you.

Can piercings heal with plastic?

Bioplast is a trademarked medical grade plastic that is biocompatible, flexible and optimal for healing your piercings as it contains no nickel. Bioplast can be autoclaved, meaning you can get your initial piercing with it.

Are plastic piercing retainers safe?

Bioplast is a form of medical “plastic” that is safe for piercings. It makes an excellent material for initial piercings and those with sensitive skin due to its biocompatibility, and flexible nature. … Retainers are used to keep a piercing open and viable, even in times when you couldn’t typically wear piercings.

How do I open my ear piercing without earrings?

How do you keep your ear piercing without wearing an earring?

  1. You can use quartz retainers or clear glass. …
  2. Apply concealer. …
  3. Take off your earrings when necessary. …
  4. Cut the ball off in a small and less expensive post earring. …
  5. Use small earrings that match your skin tone or a stem. …
  6. For what is worth.

Can you get pierced with a glass retainer?

Yes you can. I recently had mine pierced with a glass retainer. It’s actually better for the healing process. Metal has microscopic pores that skin grows inside of.

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