Q:I know this 13 year old girl who thinks she's "mature" enough to do stuff on her own without other peoples' advice just because her mom's in jail, so she decided to - as she said it - "gauge her ears" with a fucking nail because she couldn't find any tapers.
She skipped about 4 sizes and used a NAIL. She said it hurt like fuck and I told her it wasn't supposed to hurt at all when you first start out. I told her to take the nail out and wait to do it properly so she didn't get any tears, a blowout, or even stab herself in the fucking neck in her sleep.
She didn't take my advice and now she has an early blowout.
Yay for letting people who call them "gauges" stretch their ears!
The point I'm trying to get to your followers or future stretchers is, don't be stupid, and do your research before you do it. And if you still call it gauging, you probably shouldn't do it until you can call it the proper name.
And if someone who actually has their ears stretched (mine are 00g right now) tells you it's a BAD IDEA or gives you advice, I'd take it.
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