How to Gauge Your Ears: 15 Steps (with Pictures) - wikiHow

Jan 30, 2020 · If you want to gauge your ears at home, get your ears pierced by a professional and then wait 6-10 weeks before stretching them. Once your ears have healed from the initial piercing, purchase a set of ear tapers at a piercing studio. Massage coconut or jojoba oil onto your ears, and then put a size 16 or 14 gauge into the piercing to stretch it.…

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.…

Do getting gauges hurt? Yahoo Answers

Apr 25, 2010 · it does hurt a little, but is only for a few minutes. i personally think it hurts more to stretch in the beginning then i does as you continue since you ears have no idea what is happening at first. just take it slow and don't skip sizes that hurts terribly. i skipped from 12g to 8g and that was awful, but 18g to 12g i did one size at a time over a few months and only the first hurt. 8g to 6g ...…