Standard piercing sizes
|Piercing||Standard Gauge||Standard Length|
|Nipple Piercing||14G||3/8″ , 1/2″, 9/16″|
|Tragus / Helix / Rook / Conch / Daith||16G , 18G||3/16″, 1/4″ , 5/16″ and 3/8″|
|Septum||14G (16G is also commonly used)||3/8″, 7/16″, 1/2″, and 5/8″|
|Ear||20G and 18G|
Beside above, is 14G bigger than 16G?
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. Body piercing doesn’t really use odd numbers, so the next size will always be the next even number.
Also, how small is too small for a nipple piercing?
Herein, how small can your nipples be to get them pierced? After nipple piercings are healed, rings can sometimes be worn, but they must be large enough to not unnecessarily distort the piercing. For men, this usually means at least a 1/2? minimum diameter. For women, this means 5/8? or larger.
Can you wear a bra after getting a nipple piercing?
Just make sure that if you‘re not wearing a bra, to wear soft, clean tops that leave no chance for accidental snags. Once you are ready to try wearing a bra again, make sure to use soft, cotton lined bras. Some people find a sports bra especially comfortable.