Is Bioplast safe for lip piercings?
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.
What is a Bioplast labret?
Our Bioflex Labret Studs make it easy to keep your labret piercings looking and feeling great. They are flexible and biocompatible – perfect for difficult piercings, X-rays and visits to the dentist.
What gauge should a labret piercing be?
A labret, Monroe or philtrum piercing is often done with a 16 gauge or 14 gauge. Standard length for a labret piercing is 5/16”, 3/8”, or 7/16”.
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.
Is Bioplast hypoallergenic?
Bioplast is completely hypoallergenic. Your body recognizes the foreign materials in most metals/alloys as not belonging, so it may produce an adverse reaction when you try to wear jewelry made of lesser grade metals.
Can you pierce with BioFlex?
BioFlex multi-use tubes are a clever new type of BioFlex Bar that can be used in almost any body piercing. These flexible tubes are great for your piercings because they reduce stress due to movement, reduce healing times and are completely metal-free – great if you have a hard-to-heal or sensitive piercing.
Can you use Bioplast for initial piercing?
Bioplast is a trademarked medical grade plastic that is biocompatible, flexible and optimal for healing your piercings as it contains no nickel. Bioplast can be autoclaved, meaning you can get your initial piercing with it.
What is the smallest gauge for a labret piercing?
Body Piercing Standard Gauges:
|Labret Lip Rings||14G or 16G|
|Tragus / Helix / Rook / Conch||16G , 18G|
What gauge do they pierce your nose with?
Nose piercing is usually done with an 18 gauge (1.02mm) post. After a nose piercing heals, most people switch to a 20 gauge (. 81mm) post because it is thinner and leaves a smaller hole. A post thinner than 20 gauge is not recommended for most nose piercings.
Is acrylic a Bioplast?
Some are made of inexpensive acrylic, which is an affordable option that comes in many shapes and colors. Others are made of highly polished stainless steel or anodized titanium for those that are looking specifically for a metal finish.
How do you clean Bioplast?
Boiling Water You can use this for Niobium, Titanium, stainless steel, Pyrex glass, quartz glass and bioplastic. Keep acrylic jewelry away from hot water and use other sterilization methods. For this method, place your jewelry in boiling water for about 30-40 minutes, ensuring all the pieces are completely submerged.
How do you use a BioFlex labret?
Insert the taper from the front of your piercing so that the tip is sticking out from the back of your piercing, line up the Bioflex post with the tip of the taper, then simply push the post through to the front while pulling out the taper.