Table of Contents
- 1 How small can a belly button piercing be?
- 2 What is the smallest size belly button ring?
- 3 What is the standard belly ring size?
- 4 How do you know if your belly button piercing is being rejected?
- 5 Can I put an earring in my belly button piercing?
- 6 Do belly button piercings hurt less if your fat?
- 7 What size belly bar should I get?
10mm (3/8inch) is the standard and most common length for belly button piercing. Every piercing professional pierces a little differently so length can sometimes vary from 6mm(1/4inch) to more rarely 12mm(1/2inch).
Navel jewellery is measured by gauges. The higher the gauge the smaller the piercing. 14g is the standard size that fits most piercings….Gauge – width of the shaft (eg. 14g)
Can you stretch your belly button piercing?
There is no single right way to stretch a piercing, but there are definitely many wrong ways. Stretching a piercing requires a long-lasting conversation with your body. When you stretch the size of your piercing you’re actually encouraging your body to produce more cells, and therefore more skin, around your piercing.
What is the standard belly ring size?
Belly Ring Sizing Guide Professional belly piercings are performed in a standard 14g (gauge width) and pierced to fit the standard size 10mm (3/8) and 11mm (7/16) belly rings. All of our navel rings are supplied within the standard size range unless otherwise stated.
Symptoms of piercing rejection
- more of the jewelry becoming visible on the outside of the piercing.
- the piercing remaining sore, red, irritated, or dry after the first few days.
- the jewelry becoming visible under the skin.
- the piercing hole appearing to be getting larger.
- the jewelry looking like it is hanging differently.
Do I need a shorter belly button bar?
The default size for belly bars is 10 mm length and 1.6 mm thickness, which should be suitable for most belly button piercings. However, if you’re not sure what size you need you can measure the one you’re currently wearing. Despite the default thickness being 1.6 mm, some people prefer a 1.2 mm belly bar.
Can I pierce my belly button with an earring? No, because the size, or gage, of a belly button hole should be bigger than a hole for an earring.
Contrary to popular myth, however, whether or not a belly button piercing will work for you has nothing to do with weight. “What it comes down to is the anatomy in the area you are piercing, much more than someone’s overall body type,” she says.
What piercings reject the most?
Some people are much more prone to rejection than others. The most common body piercings that reject are navel piercings and eyebrow piercings. The surface piercings most likely to reject are those that reside more closely to the skin’s surface such as the sternum or nape (back of the neck) and Madison piercings.