20g or 18g Monofilament L-Bend Nostril Retainer

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SKU SNS151
Weight 0.0002
Brand Painful Pleasures
Material Monofilament
Monofilament L-Bend Retainer for Nose Piercings — 20g or 18g

Comfortably conceal your nostril piercings with this completely clear monofilament L-Bend retainer. This piece is available in 20g or 18g with a flat end that is slightly larger than your selected gauge. It has a wearable area of 8.5mm and a 7mm arm length.

Please Note: This retainer is recommended for use with well-healed piercings. To help with insertion and to comfortably accommodate the flat end, we recommend selecting a smaller gauge than your piercing and the use of a water-based lubricant.

Specifications:
  • Material: Monofilament
  • Gauge: 20g (~0.8mm) or 18g (~1.0mm)
  • Wearable Area: ~8.5mm
  • Arm Length: ~7mm
  • Slightly larger end piece than gauge
  • Conceals and retains nostril piercings
  • Price per one L-bend retainer
Size Table

Standard Body Jewelry Measurements

The following webchart is a quick reference guide for standard body jewelry measurements and how to measure basic body jewelry. Please print this webchart to help measure your body jewelry accurately.

Size Reference Chart

Visit our PainfulPleasures Infocenter for additional body jewelry information. There, you will find detailed articles on standard body jewelry sizes, how to measure body jewelry, basic body jewelry, and more.

Standard Body Jewelry Threading

Ensure compatibility between standard (non-custom) PainfulPleasures body jewelry parts using the tables below. More information on threading, including custom thread patterns, can be found in our Threading Infocenter article.

Internally threaded jewelry has a threaded post on the top and/or end, which is then inserted into a threaded hole in the barbell shaft.

Internal Thread Patterns by Gauge

Gauge

18g, 16g

14g, 12g

10g–00g

Internal Thread Pattern

0.8mm or 0.9mm

1.2mm

2.0mm


Externally threaded jewelry has a threaded post on the barbell shaft, which is then inserted into a threaded hole in the top and/or end.

External Thread Patterns by Gauge

Gauge

18g, 16g

14g, 12g, 10g

External Thread Pattern

1.2mm

1.6mm

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