How to make a tunnel?
Tunnel in the ear - a fashionable decoration of the "informal"youth. This element of body modification in our country has gained popularity relatively recently. Although the very idea of stretching the earlobe is far from new. Back in the 70-80s in America tunnels were popular among musicians, artists and other representatives of bohemia. They, in turn, have learned this way of decorating themselves among the tribes of Kenya and Indonesia. There, the stretched lobes of the ear from ancient times were considered synonymous with masculinity and beauty.
We weigh the pros and cons
Before asking how to do ita tunnel in the ear, think about it, do you really need it. Of course, it's fashionable, effective, extreme, even shocking. But the fashion passes, perhaps in a year or two you will want an extreme and outrageous image to be replaced by something classic and elegant. Then get rid of the tunnel will not be easy. Keep in mind, a stretched tunnel with a diameter of up to a centimeter can still cover itself, but all that is higher - unlikely, will have to resort to surgical intervention. In the best case, scars will remain on the ear. If, despite everything, you decided to decorate yourself in this way, let's find out in more detail how to make tunnels in the ears.
How do tunnels
Keep in mind, unlike simple piercings,installation of the tunnel is a long and very troublesome business. Attention! Do not try to make tunnels yourself at home. Too much risk of infection! Tunnels can now be done in any piercing or tattoo salon by professional masters.
So, first, the master just pierces your lobeear and inserts the earring. Then, after the puncture heals, the first expander is inserted into it. Usually a millimeter 2 in diameter. You go with her until the hole in your ear stretches to that size. Each time will be different. Then insert a larger diameter expander and so on, until the desired size is reached. At each stage it is important to monitor the condition of the ear, keep it clean and dry. It is recommended to use Miramistin or Chlorhexidine for disinfection. During the stretching and healing of the tunnel, constant aching pain is guaranteed. But after a couple of months you are a happy owner of a beautiful, smooth tunnel.
There is still a way to make a tunnel. On the one hand, it allows you to quickly achieve the desired result, on the other - it is more painful, and the risk of inflammation and infection is higher.
With this method, an opening is cut in the earof the desired diameter. This is done with a special surgical scalpel. Only in a specialized salon! After cutting into a hole, a tunnel or a plug is installed. Once again we must repeat: it is necessary to treat the tunnel daily with an antiseptic, do not touch it with dirty hands, try not to touch or jerk one more time. While healed, it is better not to swim either in the pool or in a natural pond. Decoration for the tunnel is better to choose from silicone, acrylic, PTFE or surgical steel.