What are tunnels for ears?
Tunnels are immediately recognisable for their hollowed tubeshape, unlike solid plugs that cover the entire hole in your stretched earlobes. They come in various styles. For example, the single flared tunnel has one flared end and an ‘O’ ring on the other end to secure it in your earlobe. The double flared tunnel comes with two flared ends that have a smaller diameter than the middle. Screw back varieties are usually double flared but with one removable end, making it easier to wear. . There are also no-flare and saddle-fit options with minimal flare.
How do you wear ear tunnels?
Single-flare and no-flare tunnels are straightforward to use, but if the tunnel is flared on both sides, insertion might require a bit of finesse. First, grasp the tunnel between your index finger and thumb with one hand while holding your earlobe with the other hand to stabilise it. Then insert the tunnel at an angle and slowly rotate it as you push it through the piercing, as if fastening a button To learn more about how to stretch your ears, read our blog here.