Where should the second hole be pierced?
So the second piercing should be at least 8mm away from the center of the first hole, so the jewelry in the first and second holes do not touch. Even spacing between ear lobe holes two and up the ear is a matter of style. The real complaint about spacing is when there is a misalignment between holes.
What is the second hole piercing called?
An orbital piercing refers to any piercing where two holes are made in the same part of the ear, generally so that a hooped piece of jewellery can pass through both. While these can be made in lots of places, commonly people have this piercing in the helix or the lobe.
What is a piercing fistula?
Your body starts making a tube-like structure out of scar tissue, called a fistula, from one opening of the piercing to the other. A yellow-tinged fluid consisting of lymph, blood plasma, and dead blood cells is produced near the piercing. It gathers around the opening, hardening and beginning the scarring process.
What is a constellation piercing?
“A constellation piercing is a group of multiple piercings—usually three or four, but possibly more–that create a unique pattern on your ear,” says Trisha Okubo, the founder and creative director of jewelry brand Maison Miru.
How far away should second lobe piercing be?
We recommend spacing the second piercing at least ¼” apart from the first piercing to prevent the earring ornament and backs from touching. This will also ensure enough space so that you can wear a variety of different size of earrings.
Is an ear piercing a fistula?
How a piercing heals: Your body will heal your piercing by forming a tube of skin called a fistula from the outside-in, so it’s not uncommon for your piercing to look and feel healed well before it truly is.
What is a piercing blowout?
A blowout is one of the most common complications of ear gauging. It’s a ring of scar tissue that forms behind the jewelry and gives the piercing the appearance of turning inside out. Blowouts usually occur from trying to stretch the hole too quickly. They often cause sharp pain and inflammation.
What is a curated piercing?
Known as the ‘curated ear’, it’s ear piercing x1000. It’s an art form that consists of multiple piercings all over the ear in different formations unique to each person. Also – and crucially – unique to each ear. You never ‘curate’ your right ear to be identical to your left. Never.
What is a stacked lobe?
The look, also known as a high or stacked lobe piercing, involves a second piercing directly above a typical existing one (ie. the one you got in Claire’s Accessories in your adolescence).