How soon can I put a retainer in my nose piercing?

How soon can I put a retainer in my nose piercing?

Also, plastic should never be worn in a piercing that’s under three months old and is still not viable for repetitious wear over a long period of time. The only exception is a septum where the retainer is literally flipped up into the nose, but that’s a very different discussion than this.

Can you get a hoop as soon as you get your nose pierced?

You can choose either a stud or a hoop as your initial jewelry, but the hoop will cause the piercing to heal with a slight curve, so it’s recommended that you start with a nose stud. You can always switch to a hoop later.

Can you get pierced with a retainer?

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Yes you can. I recently had mine pierced with a glass retainer. It’s actually better for the healing process. Metal has microscopic pores that skin grows inside of.

Can you put a nose ring in a stud piercing?

Labret flat back studs are commonly used for cartilage piercings on the ear and a curled pigtail stud used for the nose. It is possible to get pierced with a ring in your cartilage or nose straight away so the answer is yes, we can pierce you with a ring!

What is a nostril retainer?

Nostril retainers are used in cleft lip nose surgery in the post-operative period to maintain alar diameter and resistance against contraction. Various custom made splints were described in the literature to mimic this function when nostril retainers cannot be used for economic or logistic reasons.

Can your nose piercing heal with a retainer?

The only kind of retainer one can use in a new piercing is glass, and even then, it may be too heavy for a non-healed piercing. Initial piercing jewelry has to be in cartilage piercings for around 3–4 months and then one would go see their piercer for the initial change out.

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Can u get a clear nose piercing?

For almost every type of piercing, you can initially put in a clear or invisible stud to begin with. This is called Bioplast or Bioflex (a biologically inert material which will not react with your body). We have Bioplast and Bioflex jewellery which come with clear attachments.

When can I put a ring in my nose piercing?

Wait at least six months. Nostril piercings are not very forgiving if you try to change the jewelry too soon. Not waiting long enough could result in irritation, a tear to the piercing channel, scarring, an increased risk of infection, or difficulty reinserting the jewelry.

Are plastic piercing retainers safe?

Bioplast is a form of medical “plastic” that is safe for piercings. It makes an excellent material for initial piercings and those with sensitive skin due to its biocompatibility, and flexible nature. Retainers are used to keep a piercing open and viable, even in times when you couldn’t typically wear piercings.