How To: Insert double flared plugs and tunnels into ears

Insert double flared plugs and tunnels into ears

Double flared plugs are everywhere these days. So...how do I put them in?

The most important thing is to make sure your ears are totally healed up before inserting double flares. If you try to get them in after watching this and they just won't fit, don't rush it, its better to give it more time then to possibly damage your piercing.

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I have smaller gauges, about 4, and for some reason I can get one in my right ear (though with a bit of struggle) but they just won't go in my left. I've tried all day before and it's impossible. Lube just makes it impossible to hold onto. It would be nice to have some flares in for the occasional job interview, for at work (I do lots of lifting and such) or just for when I'm going to be really active (like jogging, gardening or... er... "other things") but I just don't know what the deal is. I've had my ears at 4 for about 2 years now so I'm floundered.

Any advice on this? I was thinking of maybe wearing a slightly larger gauged taper in that ear a little before putting it in, but I don't want to irritate it and I worry about either making my usual pinchers too loose for it, or possibly the piercing shrinking onto the flare and not being able to get it out again (since I can't put it on). Think these would be issues with this tactic?

Try using some made of silicone..

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