“You can start stretching from a standard ear-piercing hole, either by going to a professional body piercer (who uses a professional steel taper kit) or you can stretch your own ears using plastic or steel tapers purchased in ever-widening sizes”
Screw- fit ear tunnels (see photo) are double-flared but un-screw at one end to allow the benefits of single-flared plugs without the need of an ‘O’ ring.
“it is generally agreed upon that the point of ‘no return’ for most ear stretching is anything larger than 00 gauge”
“One of the things that will reduce this type of odor is to thoroughly wash your body jewelry each day.”
“The idea is to use smaller tapers and gently work your way up by placing the smaller end inside the hole and pushing/twisting the taper further in each day until you have reached the end…”