The nose piercing is done with an 18 gauge post. Most people switch to a 20 gauge after having a nose piercing. The post is thinner and leaves a smaller hole. Most nose piercings do not recommend a post thinner than 20 gauge.
If you are unsure of the size of your post, ask your piercer to measure it for you. If the post is too small, you may need to get a larger one. You may also want to try a different type of post to see if it works better for your piercing.
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How do I know my nose stud size?
You can measure your nose piercing at home. The inner diameter is not related to the size of your nose. How high your piercing is placed from the tip of your nostril is the measurement. You can use a ruler and paper to figure out what size your earrings will be.
Is a 2mm nose stud big?
A little larger than standard piercings, 2.0mm piercing jewellery is perfect for all sorts of piercing needs. Jewelry is available in a wide range of styles and colours, and can be customised to your exact requirements.
Is 16g too big for nose ring?
If 16g is too thick of a look and feels uncomfortable to insert, you could always try an 18g nose ring, which is the most common size. You probably won’t be able to wear 16g jewelry again for a while, and your nose piercing should shrink to accommodate the smaller size after a bit.
Is 18g or 20G nose ring bigger?
gauge. This would be your choice if you have recently had your nose pierced or wear that gauge normally. 20 Gauge is thinner than 18G and is the most common gauge used in the United States.
Can I put a 20G in an 18g nose piercing?
The nose piercing is one of the fastest and most versatile piercings, meaning that it will adapt to any size you put in it. So if you have a 18 gauge piercing you can wear 20G nose studs, nose screws or nose rings as well and still be able to wear the rest of your piercing.
Nose piercings come in a variety of shapes and sizes, so it’s important to choose the right one for you. If you don’t know what you’re looking for, ask your piercer to help you find out.
When should I downsize my nose piercing?
It is necessary to accommodate initial swelling and prevent problems from being caused by incorrect sized jewelry. Downsizing your jewelry once initial swelling has subsided, usually after 3-6 weeks, can be crucial to the proper healing of your ring. We will be happy to assist you.
How thick is a 16G nose ring?
Thick nose rings hoop 16gauge (1.2mm); inner dia.: 3/8″(10mm); Nose studs 16g(1.2mm), nose studs pole length: 7mm; Top jewelry size.: 2-2.5mm; Please double check the measurements of your jewelry before ordering. Please note that all of our jewelry is made to order, so please allow up to 3-4 weeks for your order to be made.