Oil massages are the best way to maintain healthy stretched ears. They break down scar tissues that were created by the piercing or built up during the stretching process. This should only be done when there are no open wounds or irritation. You could use Emu, Vitamin E, Jojoba, or Bio oil.
How do I start stretching my ears?
- How to Start Stretching Your Ears Step One: Pierce Your Ears. Step Two: Gather Your Supplies. Step Three: Stretch Your Ears! Step Four: Let the Stretch Heal. Step Five: Repeat. Step Six: Cleaning and Care
- 1 What is the best lubricant for stretching ears?
- 2 Can I use baby oil to stretch my ears?
- 3 Is Vaseline good for gauges?
- 4 Can I stretch my ears every 2 weeks?
- 5 Can you use olive oil as lube for ear stretching?
- 6 Can you put olive oil in your ear?
- 7 Should it hurt when stretching your ears?
- 8 Can I use water based lube to stretch my ears?
- 9 Do you leave tapers in your ear?
- 10 How can I stretch my ears without tapers?
- 11 Can stretched ears go back to normal?
What is the best lubricant for stretching ears?
Lubricant. Any kind of safe lubricant will help the taper slide through the piercing more easily. Plenty of jewelry shops sell commercial-grade lubricant, but you can also use plant-based lubricants, like coconut oil or jojoba oil.
Can I use baby oil to stretch my ears?
Can I use baby oil to stretch my ears? A: I use Vitamin E oil, because it massages as well as works as a good lubricant. Never use just water, spit, baby oil or vaseline. Baby oil, its scented, and just won’t work, especially if your ear tears, you’re talking mega infection.
Is Vaseline good for gauges?
Lubricants make a stretch easier. While you’re out getting a new taper, get some Jojoba oil, Vitamin E oil or GaugeGear Stretching Balm (Neosporin and Vaseline are not good lubes for ear stretching ). Lube up your ears and also the taper. Slowly insert the taper all the way up to the base of the bigger side.
Can I stretch my ears every 2 weeks?
You should never attempt a new stretch again though until your ears are completely healed from the previous one; one to two months is a good rule of thumb. Many people find this waiting period to be annoying as they want to be at ‘x’ gauge as soon as possible.
Can you use olive oil as lube for ear stretching?
What oil should I use on my stretched lobes? Any natural oil is good for your ears, but we recommend you try using jojoba oil (try our jojoba oil ), vitamin E oil, coconut oil, olive oil, emu oil, and bio oil. Any of these will do a great job and soften your earlobes to help them retain the necessary moisture.
Can you put olive oil in your ear?
Olive oil is generally safe to use in small quantities in the ear. However, people with a ruptured eardrum should never put olive oil or other substances in the ear. Irrigating the ear with olive oil can cause side effects such as itching, outer ear infections, dizziness, and skin irritation.
Should it hurt when stretching your ears?
Does ear stretching hurt? Ear stretching tends to tingle or sting but it shouldn’t hurt a lot. If your earlobe feels tight or you’re in pain after inserting the taper or plug, then the size is too big and you should opt for something smaller.
Can I use water based lube to stretch my ears?
Jojoba and emu oil are two types of oils that are excellent for this type of application. Ear stretching balms and creams or any type of water-based lubricant would also be suitable. However, be sure to avoid oil-based lubricants, such as petroleum jelly (Vaseline)..
Do you leave tapers in your ear?
They are only for wearing in healed stretches as jewelry because they are porous and can carry too much bacteria. In general, tapers are only recommended for wearing in smaller gauges as jewelry. Large gauge tapers will pull the ear unevenly because of the heavy side of the taper.
How can I stretch my ears without tapers?
How to Stretch Ears Without Tapers
- 1 Wearing Heavier Plugs to Make Ears Bigger.
- 2 Adding Larger Jewelry to Stretch Your Gauge.
- 3 Adding PTFE Tape to Your Current Plugs.
Can stretched ears go back to normal?
If you stretch your lobe to 00g or smaller, you are a much better candidate for your ear going back to “normal”. If you stretched your ear a year ago or a few months ago, your ear has a much better chance of shrinking back to its original size than if it has been stretched and fully healed for several years.