Also question is, how do I know what size my lip piercing is?
To find out the best internal diameter you should measure from the piercing hole to the edge of your lip / ear / nose. The length measurement refers to the length of the jewelry bar. Not the length of the whole product. The length of the barbell is measured as the distance between the two balls at either end.
Just so, can I change my lip ring after 2 weeks?
It’s best to wait until your piercing is completely healed before switching to a ring. They’re not suitable for healing piercings. Next week is way too early to be changing jewelry.
What is the Ashley piercing?
As one of the few true lip piercings, the Ashley piercing consists of a single puncture through the center of the lower lip, exiting through the back of the lip into the mouth. … The Ashley piercing typically uses a labret stud with a dainty charm, ball, or gemstone sitting on the lower lip.
Get the Look
Dahlia piercings will emphasize the corners of your mouth, and has the effect of making full lips look fuller, but thin lips look particularly long and thin.
If your piercing jewelry is starting to sink into your skin/tissue, see your piercer right away for a longer bar. Some piercing do embed slightly, we refer to this as ‘nesting’. Lip and tongue piercings tend to do this as our oral tissue is very soft. … Oral tissue regenerates much quicker than other body tissue.
Gauges: For the fastest, most seamless healing process, Thompson recommends piercing with a 16 or 18 gauge and using a titanium or gold metal. Studs: “People do anchors in their lip, surface barbells, studs on the top, bottom, center, side—there are a lot [of options],” Thompson says.
Leaving lip piercing jewelry that’s too tight in for a prolonged period of time can cause necrosis (tissue death), which can lead to infection.