A labret piercing sits horizontally, just beneath the lower lip. The most common jewellery worn in a labret piercing is either a captive bead ring or a labret stud, a straight barbell which unscrews into three pieces. A labret stud is essentially a barbell with a bead on one end and a flat back on the other. Both the bead and the back come off and separate from the bar. After the initial two-month healing period, you can change your labret stud.
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Things you need
- Antibacterial soap
Wash your hands in antibacterial soap and hot water and dry them with a clean paper towel.
Grip your lower lip with the thumb and forefinger of your non-dominant hand. Use your index finger to press the back of the labret stud toward your lip so that the bead sticks out a few centimetres.
Use the thumb and forefinger of your dominant hand to unscrew the bead in a counter-clockwise direction.
Pull the bar out through the back of your lip.
Insert the new labret stud, with the flat back attached, through the back of your lip. Press it forward so the bar sticks out a few centimetres, just as you did before.
Screw the new bead on in a clockwise direction.
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