At the larger gauge sizes, some people use heavier steel spiral, coil, or hanger tapers as weights. While weights give a unique look for larger gauged ears, we highly suggest wearing them conservatively, never for stretching purposes.
Can you sleep in spiral tapers?
The plugs should be ok to sleep in. I have 2 other glass spirals and I only wear on special occasions since they are heavy. So switch to a regular plug before bed if you wanna keep those spirals in tact! 🙂 Do you find this helpful?
How long does it take to stretch ears to 1 2?
16g to 14g – 1-2 months. 14g to 12g – 1-2 months. 12g to 10g – 2-3 months.
Are spiral tapers good?
Spiral gauges are some of the best options you have when it comes to finding a unique and truly one-of-a-kind look with your body jewelry. These are a particularly interesting choice if you’ve reached your goal ear stretch size and want to expand your plug collection beyond the basics.
Can you wear ear tapers all the time?
Why shouldn’t I wear tapers as every day ear jewelry? Most tapers are designed to be used as ear stretching tools, not as pieces to be worn on a regular basis. Doing so can easily put uneven pressure on your healing ears, leading to unnecessary damage.
Is it okay to leave tapers in?
If it’s too tight, what you’ll do is tear the skin off the inside of your hole. This is painful and incredibly unpleasant and bloody. Repeat until you get the taper all the way in. Leave it for at least a couple of hours, ideally overnight.
How long do you keep ear tapers in?
Because of the fact that everyone’s body reacts differently, this answer varies. It is recommended that you wait at least 6 weeks in between stretches. This will give your earlobes time to heal up and become a little loose. However, we recommend that you wait 2-6 months between each stretch.
What are the Spiral gauges called?
Ear stretchers (tools used for stretching ears) are often also called tapers or spirals. Tapers usually come in sets for stretching ears gradually with different sizes as well as “O” rings to keep them in place.