Body piercing tapers increase the circumference of your piercings. Step-by step, they stretch your body piercings without causing damage or pain.
Types of body piercing tapers
Enlarging body piercings requires patience and careful attention. Kits with plugs provide most of the equipment you need to complete the process safely. Body piercing tapers commonly come in three materials: surgical steel, glass, and acrylic.
You can sterilize surgical steel items and they won't break down when exposed to alcohol. Kits often include single flare tunnel plugs with O-rings and tapers, for your convenience. One-sided flares slip into newly stretched skin with minimal discomfort.
Curving tribal glass tapers made of Pyrex offer a gentle yet attractive way to expand the gauge of your piercings. Glow-in-the-dark flecks liven up things. Kits with matching plugs provide everything you need to maintain your new look. Glass provides a smooth, warm surface, ideal for gentle stretching with lubrication. Gorgeous double-twist taper hanger plugs provide style and keep your modification properly sized at the same time.
Many acrylic kits include both tapers and plugs. Sets often have tapers with a number of gauges so you can start your endeavor small and slowly increase over time. Twist spiral hanger tribal tapers to increase the size of your piercings. Straight ones have a simple design that you push from front to back to modify your piercings.