Circular barbells, labret studs, and captive rings all work well in industrial piercing holes if you do not want to wear a standard barbell. There’s also a really neat piece of jewelry called a spiral that can be twisted in and out of both holes to wrap around the top of the ear.
Considering this, can you do an industrial piercing at home?
Removing an industrial piercing is an easy enough process that you could potentially do it at home, but Cox, Faris, and Green all agree the best thing to do is to get it removed by a professional. “Typically, one or both ends of the barbell will thread off allowing it to slide out,” Faris notes.
Herein, what gauge is an industrial piercing?
Standard piercing sizes
|Piercing||Standard Gauge||Standard Length|
|Cartilage Piercing||16G , 18G||3/16″ , 1/4″ and 5/16″|
|Eyebrow Piercing||16G (14G is also commonly used)||1/4″ , 5/16″ and 3/8″|
|Industrial Barbell||14G (16G is also commonly used)||1 1/2″ (varies)|
Is industrial piercing worth it?
I am able to sleep on my side that has the industrial now that it is fully healed. … Yeah the year of healing was a pain, but like everyone else here has stated, totally worth it. I’ve had mine for going on two years and it’s my favorite piercing of the three (four tomorrow) I have.
Industrial piercings are more prone to infection because there are 2 wounds, and the tension placed on the skin from the jewelry also increases inflammation and vulnerability to the skin. An infection occurs when harmful bacteria build up in one or both of the holes where your ear is pierced.
Although the industrial piercing consists of two piercings, you’ll usually only be charged for one. It typically costs somewhere around $30 – $70. As always, choose a quality piercer over expense. Never go to a piercer who uses a piercing gun.
Industrial piercings are moderately painful. While they tend to hurt more than standard lobe piercings, they’re still much less painful than piercings on more sensitive areas. … The initial piercing pain is a sharp pain, like a hard pinch, and you may also experience some pain as the jewelry is pushed in place.
You tend to draw people in with your charming personality, but you only have a few very close friends. You‘re less likely to get hurt that way, because you may look all rough and tumble, but you‘re a big softy on the inside.
Kylie Jenner got an industrial piercing on her right ear in April 2013. The metal barbell connects an existing piercing on the front of her ear to a new piercing on the back of her cartilage. She wore a captive bead ring in her second forward helix piercing and diamond studs in her lobes.
When cleaning your industrial piercing it’s important to avoid using harsh cleaners like alcohol or hydrogen peroxide. It’s a difficult area to do a saltwater soak on so it’s best to use a compress instead. Clean the piercing using a solution made of 1 gallon distilled water to 4 tea spoons of non-iodized sea salt.
15 Industrial Piercing Ideas That Rock
- a beautifully accessorized ear with three lobe piercings, a tragus and an industrial one all done with similar studs and a bar.
- a bold ear with four lobe piercings, a daith piercing and an industrial one with shiny earrings and a bar.
14g jewelry is larger than 16g jewelry, but you might be able to fit it. Yes, you can stretch you piercing to a 14g just make sure that the jewelry that you‘re buying is suitable for a freshly stretching piercing.
yes you can. When learning about piercings sizes you will know that the bigger the number the smaller the gauge of the piercing so yes you may use an 18g. the 18g is smaller than the 16g. Just be aware though that sometimes user smaller jewelry could cause your jewelry to get accustomed to that size.