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Are plastic earring retainers safe?

Are plastic earring retainers safe?

Bioplast is a form of medical “plastic” that is safe for piercings. It makes an excellent material for initial piercings and those with sensitive skin due to its biocompatibility, and flexible nature. Retainers are used to keep a piercing open and viable, even in times when you couldn’t typically wear piercings.

How long can you wear earring retainers?

When You Can Wear Piercing Retainers You should wait until your piercing is fully healed before inserting a flesh-colored or clear piercing retainer. Depending on the piercing, you may need to wait anywhere from 6 weeks to 9 months or more.

How can I make my ear piercing invisible?

What can I do if I need to cover a lot of ear piercings? If they aren’t new, take them out, dab some Vaseline on the holes, just enough to sort of “fill” the holes a little, then apply concealer. If they are new, cover them with your hair and/or a hat.

Do piercing retainers work?

There’s really truly no way to completely hide a piercing. Remember, a retainer isn’t invisible anymore than a clear glass is. Clear retainers, plastic or glass, can still be seen, they just don’t look like a nice piece of jewelry. You may not actually need to hide a piercing.

What is the difference between BioFlex and Bioplast?

What is the difference between Bioplast and BioFlex? When purchasing Bioplast jewellery you will also see the term ‘BioFlex’. Bioplast and BioFlex are in fact the same material and mean the same thing. “Bioplast” and “BioFlex” are simply terms used by different manufacturers.

Are there invisible earrings?

Choose invisible or clear jewellery like Bioplast. For almost every type of piercing, you can initially put in a clear or invisible stud to begin with. This is called Bioplast or Bioflex (a biologically inert material which will not react with your body).

Can you wear piercing retainers in the military?

Yes, absolutely. When you go through MEPS or any medical intake station. They’ll annotate anything you need to have. If the retainer is only at night (depending which phase you’re in), you’ll be mostly fine.

Can you pierce your nose with a retainer?

Yes you can. I recently had mine pierced with a glass retainer. It’s actually better for the healing process. Metal has microscopic pores that skin grows inside of.