What gauge should a nose ring be?

What gauge should a nose ring be?

18 gauge
Nose piercing is usually done with an 18 gauge (1.02mm) post. After a nose piercing heals, most people switch to a 20 gauge (. 81mm) post because it is thinner and leaves a smaller hole. A post thinner than 20 gauge is not recommended for most nose piercings.

What grade is a nose ring?

The best metal for nose rings is stainless steel. Look for implant-grade steel, such as 316L or 316LVM. These are affordable and hypoallergenic, making them perfect for a first piercing.

Is 16G a normal nose piercing?

What is the typical gauge for a nose piercing? Most nose piercings are done at 18 gauge. However, many people choose to downsize their jewelry after the piercing heals to 20 gauge because of the variety of jewelry options available in the smaller size.

What is the safest nose ring?

Safe metals for nose rings include:

  • Surgical stainless steel.
  • Solid gold.
  • Titanium.
  • Niobium.

Do nose rings suit everyone?

When it comes to nose piercings, it really doesn’t matter whether you have a large nose, a button nose, a crooked nose or a straight nose. Nose piercings are suitable for all facial structures. If you’re unsure whether the standard nostril stud or hoop is right for you, don’t worry—you have several options.

What’s the best nose stud to get?

L-shape nose studs are usually used for new piercings – as they are easier to put in – but are also the best option for those who often change nose jewellery.

Which nose stud is best?

Studs: A twist nose stud is a good option for a first-time nostril piercing, as it’s comfortable, secure, and stays out of the way. These studs have a curved post that fits through the piercing. Hoops: Small nose hoops, such as a captive bead ring, are good for brand new piercings.

Can you put a 20G in a 18G nose ring?

Quality Nose Studs Blog The nose piercing is one of the fastest and most adaptable piercing, meaning that it will adapt to whichever size gauge 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 your piercing will adapt very quickly.