Can’t Take Ear Plug Out: What to Do?

can't take ear plug outCan u help plz lol. I’ve had my ears at 6mm for about a month, I put in double flair “fashion” plugs yesterday and my ears are having a reaction to them, I was able to get one out but the other feels like it was might be getting an infection. It’s super tight and because the front is a large design I can’t get lube/oils down to the actual hole. There metal and trying to take it out really hurts but I don’t want to leave it in there and cause a full blown infection. Ps I live in a small mining town and there are no piercers here that I can go to for help. Thank you

~ Paige

This sounds like a problem. Many times, people try to insert an ear plug that is too big for … read more

Organic Nipple Jewelry

Organic Nipple JewelryNipple jewelry is very varied and you can find it in many different styles and materials. Nipple piercings typically use straight barbells or various types of rings as jewelry but other options are also possible. It is particularly interesting to note that there are many people who like to use organic nipple jewelry. These jewelry pieces are made of organic materials and can look very striking. However, organic jewelry is not for everyone so you need to understand what it is and how it can work with your nipple piercing.

Organic Jewelry for Nipple Piercings

Organic piercing jewelry is very popular among many piercing fans. These jewelry pieces are beautiful, stylish and come in many interesting colors and patterns. Organic jewelry is made of several popular organic materials. The most popular ones are glass, stone, wood, horn and bone. These … read more

The Best Transverse Lobe Piercing Jewelry

Transverse lobe piercing is stylish, original and very attractive. It is a great choice for those who want to have an effective and unusual ear piercing without being too extreme. A transverse lobe piercing goes through the earlobe so it doesn’t bring much pain. At the same time, it is much more sophisticated and original than a common earlobe piercing. Transverse lobe piercing jewelry comes in many shapes and designs so it is possible to choose the best ones for yourself.

Popular Transverse Lobe Piercing Jewelry

Transverse Lobe Piercing JewelryTransverse lobe piercing goes horizontally through the earlobe. It means that it is relatively long and goes through more tissue than regular lobe piercing. This determines the length of the transverse lobe piercing jewelry you need to use.

While this is not the longest piercing you can get or not even the longest ear … read more

Guide to One Flared Plugs

Ear plugs are among the most popular large gauge jewelry types for stretched earlobes. Along with flesh tunnels and earlets, ear plugs make a great choice for those who wish to have attractive and gorgeous jewelry in their stretched lobes.

There are a few common types of ear plugs and flesh tunnels: straight (without flares) and flared plugs. Straight jewelry is smooth and doesn’t have any flares so it’s easy to insert. Double-flared plugs and flesh tunnels have flares on both sides so they are more difficult to insert and remove.

However, these are not the only types of ear plugs you can get. There is also a rare type of a one flared plug.

What are One Flared Plugs?

Guide to One Flared PlugsOne flared plugs, earlets and flesh tunnels are something between the straight (no flare) jewelry … read more

Removing Double Flared Plugs: How To

Opalescence Glass PlugDouble flared plugs and flesh tunnels are among the most beautiful jewelry types for stretched earlobes. These jewelry pieces look very attractive when inserted in your piercing. Even the simplest double flared ear plug, earlet or flesh tunnel looks great in your stretched earlobes, so it is not surprising that so many people choose these jewelry pieces for their piercings.

That being said, double flared plugs and other double flared jewelry pieces can be difficult to insert or take out. This is why you need to be very careful and to go slowly in order not to hurt your piercing or cause additional problems.

Potential Problems with Double Flared Jewelry

Double flared ear plugs, flesh tunnels and earlets are great not only beautiful but also very effective. Since they have flares on both sides, they don’t require O-rings to keep … read more

Advice for Selecting the Right Size Tunnel Earrings

Flesh TunnelTunnel earrings, better known as flesh tunnels (or another variant, earlets), are among the most popular types of large gauge jewelry made specifically for stretched earlobes. Along with ear plugs, these jewelry pieces are amazing when it comes to stretched earlobe piercings. They are made to be comfortable even for the long-term wear and are often made to be very light so they don’t become a nuisance even if you have your earlobes stretched to very large gauges.

There is some confusion, however, on selecting the right size tunnel earrings. It is not always clear how to proceed here or how the gauge system actually works. Luckily, this is an easy thing to explain, once you understand a few key facts.

Proper Gauge Measuring

In order to get the proper size for your tunnel earrings, be it flesh tunnels, … read more

Buyer’s Guide to Unusual Piercing Jewelry

There are many different body jewelry pieces you may try. Some are plain while others are very unusual and unique. Here are some of the most unusual and effective body jewelry pieces you may wish to try:

Sperm Captive Bead Ring

Sperm Captive Bead RingThis is one of the most unique pieces in our collection! This is a new design that you must try. Sperm Captive Bead Ring is a unique CBR (Captive Bead Ring) that you can use as a regular CBR for your piercing that can accommodate this type of body jewelry.

Keep in mind however, that this ring has a unique tail so it might be uncomfortable to wear in certain piercings, particularly if they are hidden.

On the other hand, this Captive Bead Ring is so unique and attractive that you will love to show it off read more

Popular Jewelry for Stretched Lobes

Stretched earlobesPopular Jewelry for Stretched Lobes are the most popular type of stretched piercings. Once your lobes are stretched to a larger gauge you may start wearing special jewelry designed for large gauge piercings.

While nothing prevents you from wearing the usual jewelry types, such as Captive Bead Rings, it is always more effective to wear special jewelry made for stretched lobes in mind.

This is the best way to attract attention and accentuate the looks of your stretched lobes.

Ear plugs, flesh tunnels and earlets (also known as eyelets) are the most popular jewelry types suitable for stretched earlobes. Some other jewelry types, such as spirals and claws, are also made for stretched lobes, but the aforementioned three are by far the most popular jewelry types you can use for your stretched lobes.

Jewelry for Stretched Lobes: Most Common Designs

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Most Popular Body Jewelry Types

Popular Jewelry TypesThere are many different and unique body jewelry types in the world. Body jewelry is varied and comes in many different shapes, sizes and styles.

These are the most popular types of body jewelry:

Captive Bead Rings

Captive Bead Ring, also known as “CBR”, is the most popular body jewelry style in the world. These rings are so popular that many people call any body jewelry piece “a ring”, even if it’s not a ring at all.

Captive Bead Rings are circular in shape. They have a removable ball or charm pressured by both sides to keep it in place. To open the ring one has to remove the ball, which is usually done using specially designed ring opening pliers. To close the ring, it’s best to use ring closing pliers in order to avoid damage to the … read more

How to Choose the Right Jewelry for Your Piercings

Piercing and JewelryThere are many popular piercing types and many different jewelry styles. It’s always useful to know what kind of jewelry suits your piercing.

Generally speaking, most piercings can accommodate at least a few different jewelry styles, but it’s always useful to know what is best to wear for your piercing.

Jewelry Types

There are several basic body jewelry types. Among the most popular ones are barbells of different kinds (straight, curved and circular barbells) as well as rings (Captive Bead Rings, seamless rings, screwball rings and others).

These jewelry styles can accommodate most piercing types. Most of these can be used for many different piercing types, which makes these jewelry types multi-functional.

On the other hand, there are also specialized jewelry types. These are made for one specific jewelry type. For example, ear plugsread more