If you want to gauge your ears at home, get your ears pierced by a professional and then wait 6-10 weeks before stretching them. Once your ears have healed from the initial piercing, purchase a set of ear tapers at a piercing studio. Massage coconut or jojoba oil onto your ears, and then put a size 16 or 14 gauge into the piercing to stretch it.Why do people wear gauges in their ears?
Ear gauges, often worn along with ear plugs, are used to stretch pierced wholes within the ear lobe. Ear gauges are made from many different kinds of material, from plastic to surgical steel.What are the steps to gauge your ears?
The Tape Method Take tape (we will talk about the kinds of tape a little later) and wrap it around your current plugs about two or three times. ... Lubricate the plugs, put them in your ears, and let them heal Repeat every 2-3 weeks until you get to a bigger size.