Thereof, what is the smallest septum ring size?
Also question is, can you downsize a septum piercing?
I also got the smallest size possible which helped too 🙂 16g is the normal size for septum piercings. … And a smaller guage will increase your risk for the cheese grater effect– being ripped through your septum. I would stick to 16g if I were you, please educate yourself and go to an APP piercer.
What nose shape is best for a septum piercing?
This piercing type goes through the narrow strip of skin on the septum just before the cartilage starts. It works best on noses with wider septums, as more narrow septums may not provide much of a surface area for the piercing.
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. … So I used this 2mm diameter needle for a piercing with a 16g jewellery.
A septum done correctly should sit snug to the nose, and if you want to wear a larger or showier piece, you can simply purchase a larger diameter. Perhaps the way I see these done incorrectly the most often is too low, or too far back. You should always check portfolios to see a range of a piercers work.
The perfect size of the jewelry depends on the size and shape of your sniffer — and the size of your nose may dictate whether a septum piercing will look good on you. … “If your nose is not symmetrical enough, it might not look right. Ask your piercer about how they think it will look first.
Amazon.com: Customer Questions & Answers. 14g is bigger. The lower the number, the bigger the needle or jewelry. … So buy 16g jewelry and a 14g needle, or 14g jewelry and a 12g needle.
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.
If you’re looking to stretch it to be an even bigger hole, you need to go super slowly as the cartilage will start to migrate up the nose. Consult your piercer, but many people recommend waiting between four and six months before starting to stretch. You should then wait a couple of months between gauges, too.
14g is standard for septum piercings. It could just be your anatomy. My friend and I had our septums pierced by the same artist. I have a longer nose and could flip mine up without a problem.
If you can not easily put the jewelry back in then it is best to go to your piercer to see if they can taper it back open which is a lot quicker to heal then repiercing it. In most cases they can do this but if it has been out for a very long period of time then may have to be pierced again.