The gauge of your nose ring refers to how thick the metal is. … For example, a 22 gauge (0.64mm) nose hoop is thinner than an 18 gauge (1.0mm) nose hoop.
In this manner, how big is a 20G nose ring?
Standard sizing for nose rings is normally a 20 gauge; this means the thickness of the portion that goes through the piercing is approximately . 8 millimeters.
Likewise, what is the thinnest nose hoop size?
Will my nose ring hole get smaller?
If your nose piercing is less than or at least 6 months old, it will begin to get smaller/close up within a day or two. Especially the inner side of your nose piercing hole turns smaller very quickly.
If the nose ring isn’t wrapping all the way around your nostril, if the nose ring feels too tight and uncomfortable, if the nose ring is supposed to close and it doesn’t, if it’s pulling on the piercing and causing you pain, and/or if you see the jewelry starting to cheese wire (cut into) the piercing hole from the …
The nose piercing is one of the fastest and most adaptable piercing, meaning that it will adapt to whichever size gauge you put in it. So if you have a 18 gauge piercing you can wear 20G nose studs, nose screws or nose rings as well and your piercing will adapt very quickly.
You could really mess up your nose if you do. You need to go to a piercer for this. The process is very simple: a taper the thickness of your current piercing hole on one end, and a size up on the other, will be lubricated and gently pushed through the piercing, stretching the hole bigger.
Everyone has a unique nose and because of this, gauge sizes for nose piercings vary slightly. Professional piercers are the ones to determine this. The most common sizes are 20 and 18 gauge, or . 8 and 1 millimeters (18-gauge being vaguely thicker).