Stretching (body piercing) - Wikipedia

Stretching, in the context of body piercing, is the deliberate expansion of a healed piercing for the purpose of wearing certain types of jewelry. Ear piercings are the most commonly stretched piercings, with nasal septum piercings, tongue piercings and lip piercings/lip plates following close behind. While all piercings can be stretched to some degree, cartilage piercings are usually more ...…

Ear Stretching Guide: [8 Safe Steps] to Avoid Blowout ...

Ear stretching is a particular procedure that makes an ear piercing thicker than the standard one by enlarging the piercing hole. The stretched ears effect is achieved by expanding a healed piercing in order to adapt it to bigger jewelry. Stretching sizes may vary from 1 mm diameter to the size of a plum. Ear stretching – before after…