A complete guide to EAR STRETCHING.

Ear Stretching is a traditional practice that had been followed in many parts of the world especially in India. But, with the evolution of time and the human kind, the custom got vanished. Now, all of a sudden, it again became a sensation and the trend has come into existence especially, due to the affinity towards it from the youngsters. A lot of youths (not only girls) have now become addicted to that fashion and started to set the trend among their peers. This article will walk you through the guidelines of ear stretching.


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Ear stretching-The process:

Before planning for ear stretching, make sure that you have got your ears pierced and also make sure that your previous piercing is completely healed. You can walk into any of the parlours or jewellery shops and get it done. The process should be started with a single size to get better results without any side effects. The optimum range would be from 20g to 00g (g refers to ‘gauge’, the measurement used for the size of ear jewellery.) and increasing in even-sized gauge. There are differently specified earrings that are used for ear stretching.

Things you need to know:

If you have decided to go for it, choose the size of the earring that suits your type. You can find the table on the internet that compares different sizes of ear gauges. Apart from the differences in size, there are also different types of ear stretching jewellery. Some of them are

  • Tapers
  • Plugs
  • Tunnels/ Eyelets

There are certain steps that are to be followed before and after ear stretching. To have a painless stretching use lubricant and massage the skin. After the process increases the size of your ear jewellery for every week or two.

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