Hoop nose rings are among the most common nose ring jewelry that has been a fashion trend. Nose rings can either be worn in the nostril or the septum depending on the preference of the wearer. There a variety of nose rings design which can be worn, however, the choice depends on your style preference. Hoop nose rings are among the nose ring designs which are much adored by people who have pierced noses. In fact, it has three varieties and each of these have different steps on how to put it on your pierced noses.
Captive Hoop Nose Rings
A captive hoop nose ring is distinguished by its style wherein a bead is attached in between the ends of the semi-circle shaped ring in order to hold it in place. The following are steps on how to put it on:
First, you have to remove the bead by holding on either side of it. Pull both sides of the ring gently apart in opposite directions. Through this, the bead will fall out and the ring would be opened wide enough. However, do not pull the rings too far because it would be difficult for you to bring it back together. There are captive nose rings which are fairly thin and easier to pull apart. However, you might purchase rings with thicker sizes. If so, use a captive ring opening/closing pliers.
Second, twist the ring as little as needed into a semi spiral shape as soon as the bead falls out from it. Do this by turning your right hand clockwise and your left hand counterclockwise. Make sure to not over do it as this might lead to difficulty in twisting it back together.
Third, position the ring inside of your pierced nose by slowly winding the ring further into the hole until the center of the ring rests inside and the opening lies directly below the piercing.
Lastly, fit the bead back into the ring by carefully twisting the two ends towards each other until both ends evenly line up. But, make sure that you have clicked the bead first into the other end of the ring. Attach the bead into the other side of the ring by gently clicking into it.
Seamless Hoop Nose Rings
Unlike captive nose rings, seamless rings do not have beads. They are attached through a split in the ring. Here are steps on how to correctly put on this hoop nose ring:
First, open the ring and twist it away from each other to make a subtle spiral. Do not pull the ends of the ring sideways as it would be difficult for you to pull it back together to its normal position. When you twist the ring, make sure that its open enough to fit the gap into your pierced nose. It is essential that you use only your hands into doing this and not seek help from captive ring pliers. The tool might distort the shape of the ring.
Second, gently fit the ring into you pierced nose by gliding one open end of the hoop into the hole. Insert the rest of the ring into the hole until the bottom of the hoop slides towards the center and the opening lies directly below it.
Lastly, gently twist the ends back to each other and close it. Be assured that the end of the ring are brought as close together as possible in order to secure the ring in place and to avoid scratching the sides of your nose.
Segment Hoop Nose Rings
A segment nose ring is style by putting a segment portion on the other end of the ring. This segment is being held in place by prongs and pressure. Below are the different steps on how to put this nose ring style on:
First, push the segment to the side by holding the hoop in which the segment portion is located and positioning it at the top. Use your one hand’s index finger and thumb into grabbing the segment while you steady the bottom of the ring with the other hand. Push the segment gently on one side until it pops out.
Second, position the ring inside of your pierced nose by gently inserting one end of the main part the hoop through the hole until the bottom is centered inside and the opening lies directly below it.
Lastly, ease the segment back into the ring by pushing the one end of the segment into the other end of the ring. Gently twist the other end of the ring to the side while doing so. When you feel that the segment is secured on one end, twist the other end of the ring back towards the segment until you are able to push the prong and snap the segment completely in place.