Looking for 16 gauge lip rings? Labret, monroe, captive bead rings, or horseshoe bead rings - you can find all of these different kinds of 16 gauge lip rings right here. Everyone who has a lip ring should have a good clear retainer. 16 gauge lip rings - clear retainers- can be useful in situations where you need to downplay your lip piercing, while still maintaining the integrity of your lip piercing. Check out our many different hot and sexy 16 gauge lip rings!
What's in a gauge? Body jewelry comes in many different shapes, sizes, styles, colors and gauges. Have you ever wondered what the difference between 14 gauge lip rings and 16 gauge lip rings? Although the 16 gauge lip rings sound as if they would be bigger than 14 gauge lip rings, the 16 gauge lip rings are actually smaller in gauge size than their 14 gauge counterparts. Confused? Don't be. Just remember that the smaller the number in the gauge measurements, the larger the width of the piercing. So, if you wear 16 gauge lip rings, the gauge of your lip piercing is smaller than someone who wears a 14 gauge lip ring. At BellyBling.net, you can get 16 gauge lip rings and 14 gauge.
16 gauge lip rings - labret style - are placed above the chin and below the bottom lip, typically. Although a labret could be a curved barbell that has a ball below the bottom lip and another ball at the other end above the bottom lip. Sometimes, these labret piercings are referred to as horseshoe piercings. Many different variations of the labret include the snakebite, spiderbites, and a lowbret. As the name snakebite suggests, it resembles fangs like a snake, which requires two piercing locations symmetrically balanced on each side of the mouth. Spiderbites are not symmetrically balanced dual piercings. Typically they are grouped together on one side of the mouth or the other side of the mouth. A lowbret is a labret piercing that is as low and near the chin as possible. A traditional labret is usually closer to the lip than the chin.
16 gauge lip rings - monroe style - are lip rings that as the name suggests mimics the fashionable beauty mark that Marilyn Monroe popularized in the 60's. It is lip piercing above the top lip and off to the side. Some piercings that are monroe are referred to as angel bites or Madonna piercings.