How do I know what size “gauge” my helix piercing is?

I got my helix pierced last sumer with a standard piercing gun, one used for lob piercing and stuff. I want to order a cool earring but they all have different size "gauges", what's a gauge and how do i know what one to get?

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  1. kmds_4 Says:

    Most likely it is a 22 but if you want to be safe go to a tattoo shop and ask them.

  2. faye Says:

    If you got it with a standard piercing gun, then it’s 18g because lobes are generally 18g.

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