April 22, 2014 4:19 PM

Stretched lobes are the big(ger) thing

Stretching lobes has been in local body piercing and tattoo studios for more than a decade now, but even in 2000 it was still very punk rock, says Rachel Cross, piercer and owner of Ink Parlor on Main Street. Earlobe stretching — along with lip and nasal septum stretching — dates back centuries.

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