Q: What’s your name?
A: Jovanny, but my nickname is Javo.
Q: How old are you?
Q: How big are your ears?
A: 4 inches or 102mm at the moment.
Q: How long did it take you?
A: three to four years.
Q: What’s your sexual orientation?
A: I’m straight.
Q: Do you have a girlfriend.
A: yes, a very very very very very very very beautiful one. I’ve been with her since june 29,2010. (: I love her a lot.
Q: Can i ask you advice about my ears?
A: yeah sure, but please make sure I haven’t already answered it on my youtube. (:
Q: Do you work?
A: Yes, i work at a tattoo shop called Upper Level Ink.
Q: Do you regret stretching your ears?
A: no, I have wanted them since I was ten and I’ve always loved them on me and on others.
Q: What’s your goal size?
A: I’m trying to go as big as my body will let me.
Q: What type of material are your plugs?
Q: Where did you get your plugs?
A: My friend in Australia, he makes them for me for free.
Q: Where do you live?
A: In California, in the Inland Empire area.
Q: What do your parents say about your ears?
A: They don’t really care but they don’t really like it.
Q:How do you stretch your ears?
A:You stretch your ears by using a non-porous (ect. Implant grade steel, Pyrex glass, or Titanium) tapers that are then followed out by a single or no flare plug or tunnel.
Q:Is acrylic or silicone safe to stretch with?
A:No, anything porous isn’t safe to stretch with, it harbors bacteria within its pores allowing a greater chance for infection. Acrylic, when exposed to heat or internally for any certain period of time will crack and the fibers release a chemical that has been proven to cause cancer.
Q:How often should you stretch your ears?
A:You should stretch every 2-3 months at least, its always best to wait longer, because it allows your earlobes to adjust to the size and naturally loosen up, thus allowing your next stretch to be easier.
Q:Does stretching your earlobes hurt?
A:Your earlobes shouldn’t feel any pain or discomfort, if they do, you need to wait longer and not force any jewelry in.
Q:What happens if I don’t wait long enough to stretch in between sizes?
A:If you don’t wait enough time to stretch your earlobes become disfigured, horribly discolored, and at times won’t fully heal.
Q:What is a blowout?
A:A blowout is a sign of stretching too fast, it’s a bubble formed by the internal part of the earlobe forced to the back or front of the ear from pressure of stretching too fast.
Q:How do you cure a blowout?
A:There’s only one way to cure it and it’s mandatory to downsize by 2-3 sizes, doing sea salt soaks, and daily oil rubs 3-6 times a day with jojoba oil.
Q:What are sea salt soaks?
A:Sea salts soaks are a solution that can be used for healing piercings and warm compressions to soften the skin and help heal cuts.
Q:How do I clean my ears?
A:In order to clean your ears you must use a hypoallergenic oil like Vitamin E oil, Jojoba Oil, or Emu Oil. Don’t use alcohol or peroxide because they dry and irritate the skin.
Q:How do I clean my jewelry?
A:All the non-porous materials can be properly sterilized with an autoclave and for organic you can use a bit of jojoba oil to clean them.
Q:What happens of my ears are too thin?
A:If your ears are thin in a certain area or all around, you must downsize by 2-3 sizes and do daily oil rubs with a thick Vitamin E oil 7 times a day.
Q:How long should I wait till I see signs of improvement with *insert dilemma*?
A:Everything takes patience, by that I mean expect months rather than days or weeks.
Q:What if I’m impatient?
A:Stretching your ears should never be a race, of you’re in it to go the biggest the quickest your earlobes will have severe damage.
Q:How do you stretch your earlobes after an inch?
A:Your ears naturally loosen up from the weight of the jewelry which allow you to stretch to the next size.