What is the smallest stud for nose?
The most common nose gauge sizes are named as follows:
- 22 Gauge (.6mm thickness) This is the smallest gauge used on nose piercings and would be considered unusual in the United States.
- 20 Gauge (. 8mm thickness)
- 18 Gauge (1 mm thickness) This larger gauge allows for a thicker hoop, which makes it more noticeable.
What size is a thin nose stud?
The most common sizes are 20 gauge and 18 gauge. Remember – the smaller the number, the thicker the metal. So, a 22 gauge nose stud is thinner than an 18 gauge nose stud.
What size is a starter nose stud?
The standard nose ring gauge is 18G or 20G, and your stud jewelry will probably be around 1/4” to 5/16” in length. These are standard sizes, and they might vary depending on your anatomy. When you get pierced, your initial jewelry length will be a bit longer in order to accommodate any swelling.
Can I get my nose pierced with a tiny stud?
Never use an earring stud in your nose piercing. Standard earrings are too long, which might cause damage to delicate nose tissue. Note that studs for nose piercings are typically 18G to 20G in size, while earrings are 22G.
What side do u pierce your nose?
There is no right or wrong side of the nose to get a piercing, it is up to you. A good idea is to pick your best ‘selfie side’ of your face whether that be the left or right side!
Can a girl get a nose piercing on the right side?
While some say that men should only have their noses pierced on the right and women on the left (and sometimes the other way round depending on who’s telling you), there is in fact no real reason to choose one side over the other – it’s all down to preference.
What size is a normal nose piercing?
Nose piercing is usually done with an 18 gauge (1.02mm) post. After a nose piercing heals, most people switch to a 20 gauge (. 81mm) post because it is thinner and leaves a smaller hole. A post thinner than 20 gauge is not recommended for most nose piercings.