- Looking for ear stretching kits to enhance your body modification? Well, at King’s Body Jewelry, we’ve got the best tapers and stretching kits on the market. Offered at extremely affordable prices, our stretching kits come in various sizes and include your choice of talons, tapers, single flare earlets (in many sizes), plugs and more.
- 1 What tape is best for ear stretching?
- 2 What size gauges go back to normal?
- 3 Can you leave tapers in?
- 4 Are acrylic tapers safe?
- 5 Can I stretch my ears every 2 weeks?
- 6 How can I stretch my ears without tapers?
- 7 How do you make tapers easier?
- 8 How long do you leave tapers in before putting plugs in?
- 9 How fast should you stretch your ears?
- 10 What is thread tape?
- 11 How many mm thick is PTFE tape?
What tape is best for ear stretching?
PTFE Tape. PTFE is a great and inexpensive tape that you can use to stretch. The good things about it is that it is very reasonable in price, non-adhesive so it only sticks to itself, super thin so you can slowly increase your size, and it doesn’t irritate your ears like some tapes do (such as electric tape).
What size gauges go back to normal?
Most people can go between 2g (6mm) – 00g (10mm) and expect their ears to revert back to a normal piercing, after a few months of healing. If you want don’t want stretched ears forever, be sure to stretch slowly and never skip sizes.
Can you 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.
Are acrylic tapers safe?
The best tapers for stretching are made of stainless steel. Acrylic tapers can be used for stretching and are the most affordable material. However, there isn’t a way to sterilize it, so acrylic carries a higher risk of holding or transferring bacteria.
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.
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.
How do you make tapers easier?
To prepare your ears for stretching, apply a warm compress to the piercing for several minutes in order to ease up the tissue and make the stretch easier. Then, wash the area, rinse well and pat dry. Once you’re ready for the stretch, apply oil around the perimeter of your piercing.
How long do you leave tapers in before putting plugs in?
How long should I wait between each stretch?
- 16g to 14g – 1-2 months.
- 14g to 12g – 1-2 months.
- 12g to 10g – 2-3 months.
- 10g to 8g – 2-3 months.
- 8g to 6g – 3-4 months.
- 6g to 4g – 3-4 months.
- 4g to 2g – 3-4 months.
- 2g to 0g – 4-5 months.
How fast should you stretch your ears?
Wait at least 6 weeks between gauges, but keep an eye on your piercing. Don’t go up to the next gauge if you notice any redness, swelling, or irritation after 6 weeks. It may take longer based on your own healing process.
What is thread tape?
Plumbers tape, also known as thread seal tape, PTFE tape or Teflon tape, is a flexible tape that is used to seal pipe threads. The tape is wound around threaded fittings to create a secure, watertight join.
How many mm thick is PTFE tape?
Tape Specification: thickness 0.18mm, width 19mm (0.75 in), length 5 meters (16.4 ft). Tape Material: teflon (PTFE) resin and silicone adhesive.