How to put in a hoop nose ring?

Are you struggling to put in a nose ring? You are not alone. This article will guide you through a step-by-step procedure on how to wear a hoop nose ring.

Putting in a seamless/captive beaded/segmented hoop nose ring can sometimes be tricky. It may seem hard in the first few days. But I bet, with practice, you can master the skill of careful maneuvering of your nose rings.

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    What is a Hoop nose ring?

     

    A hoop-like ( Circle-shaped ) piece of jewelry worn on the nose is usually made from silver or gold.

    Note: a nose ring is worn usually through a nose piercing hole

     

    Size and Thickness of a Nose ring

     

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    Size: the average size of nose rings are 8mm, 10mm, and 12mm available in the market. ( custom made sizes are available in smaller and larger diameters ) 

    Thickness: the average thickness for the nose ring wire are 24 gauge, 22 gauge, 20 gauge, and 18 gauge, respectively ( 0.4mm, 0.6mm, 0.8mm, and 1mm) 

    Note: Up to 18 gauge ( 1mm ) thickness nose rings can be worn by hand ( without pliers )

     

    TYPES OF HOOP NOSE RING

     

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       1) Seamless hoop nose ring

       2) Captive beaded hoop nose ring

       3) Segmented hoop nose ring

     

    Seamless hoop nose ring

     

    Seamless meaning: continuous without a gap or joint ( seam )

    Seamless nose rings: a continuous nose ring without a gap or joint ( seam )

    Note: In actual seamless nose rings look continuous but have a small opening in the hoop for the piercer to split the hoop to put into the piercing hole.

    How to wear a Seamless hoop nose ring?

     

    Things You Will Need: Antibacterial Soap, Your Favorite Nose Ring.

    Step 1  Sanitize both your nose ring and your hand.

    Step 2 Split the nose ring as shown in the figure.

    Step 3 Insert the nose ring carefully into the nose piercing hole.

    Step 4 Close the split of the hoop nose ring as shown in the figure.

     

    Captive beaded hoop nose ring

     

    Captive Beads: According to Wikipedia, " The captive bead or ball fits into a small opening in the circle of the ring. "

    Captive bead nose ring: A drilled hole bead fits the gap on the seamless nose ring ( usually a ball bead). One end is fixed, while the other is the free end.

    How to wear a Captive beaded hoop nose ring?

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    Things You Will Need: Antibacterial Soap, Your Favorite Nose Ring.

    Step 1  Sanitize both your nose ring and your hand.

    Step 2 Split the captive bead nose ring at the free end, as shown in the figure.

    Step 3 Insert the nose ring carefully into the nose piercing hole.

    Step 4 close the split of the nose ring; the free end will fit snugly against the drilled bead hole.

     

    Segmented hoop nose ring

     

    Segment: a part of a jewelry piece cut off at one or two points

    Segmented hoop nose ring: a hoop nose ring is segmented into two parts, one larger part while another smaller part. The smaller part is hinged to the larger part, while another end is connected to the larger part with clickers.

    How to wear a Segmented hoop nose ring?

     

    Things You Will Need: Antibacterial Soap, Your Favorite Nose Ring.

    Step 1 Sanitize both your nose ring and your hand.

    Step 2 Pull out the smaller segment of the nose ring

    Step 3 Insert the larger segment of the nose ring into the nose piercing hole.

    Step 4 Close the segment of the nose ring by clicks. 

     

    Do's and Don't on how to put a hoop nose ring

     

         • Allow your nose piercing to heal completely. It is not advisable to wear a hoop nose ring in a new piercing.

         • If you are about to wear another person's jewelry, Sanitize them properly before use.

         • Always make sure to wash your hands and jewelry before use.

         • If you find difficulties wearing/removing nose jewelry, visit a professional piercer to get your job done.