Have you ever bought a ring at the drugstore, only to find out that it isn’t really your size? Or perhaps you’ve even gone through this process (and many more) with wedding rings and other precious jewelry. If so, then this article is for you! Here we’ll show you how to purchase a plastic ring sizer online to get your exact size without having to go through all the hassle of trying on different rings in stores.
Buy an adjustable plastic ring sizer and figure out what size your fingers are
Buying a plastic ring sizer is the first step to starting your ring collection. You can find them online or at any jewelry store, and they’re usually pretty inexpensive. They’re basically just rings that you can wear as often as you like, so if you’re not sure about buying one in particular yet, just go ahead and get several different ones. The more colors available to choose from when buying rings later on (and yes, there are other colors besides white), the better!
Once you have all of these plastic ring sizers lying around, it’s time to figure out what size fits best on which finger(s). This can be done by either: A) putting on each one individually until finding one that doesn’t slip off easily; B) trying on multiple sizes at once; C) asking someone else nearby (preferably another woman who knows her stuff when it comes down to sizing). If nothing else works for some reason (and really—why wouldn’t everything work?), try looking through old magazines or catalogues until finding something similar in shape/style but slightly larger than what was originally intended for use as well.
Put the ring sizer on your finger. If it’s too big, push the end down where it’s tight against your skin
To get your ring size, put the ring sizer on your finger. If it’s too big, push the end down where it’s tight against your skin. Make sure you can pull it off without struggle. Mark on the sizer where the ends meet and measure in millimeters to get your ring size.
Put the ring sizer on your finger and make sure you can pull it off without struggle
The next step is to put the ring sizer on your finger and make sure you can pull it off without struggle. If it doesn’t move easily, try a different ring size. You want to make sure that the sizer fits snugly but not so tight that it causes pain or discomfort. This is the size you will buy when shopping for an engagement ring (or any other kind of jewelry).
Mark on the sizer where the ends meet
- Use a permanent marker. Why? Because you want it to stay there and not rub off over time.
- If necessary, use a ruler to mark your sizer at the point where the ends meet. You can also do this by eye—when holding the ring sizer in front of your face, close one eye and look through it; you’ll see two circles intersecting each other in an X-shape as shown above right. Mark that spot on both sides of the plastic ring sizer with your marker or pencil (not pen!).
Measure in millimeters to get your ring size.
- Use a ruler to measure the distance between your ring’s current size and the next available size.
- Convert millimeters to inches by dividing by 25.4 (the number of millimeters in one inch). In this example, the next available ring size is 56 mm (millimeters) divided by 25.4 = 2.12 inches
- Convert those inches into sizes using this chart:
- 1/8 = 6mm – 5/16 = 7mm – 3/8 = 8mm – 7/16 = 9mm – 1/2 = 10mm – 5/8 = 11mm – 3/4 = 12mm
If you’re not sure how many millimeters are in your current ring size, here’s another way to check:
Your proper ring size is one that fits comfortably and that you can easily slide off your finger
When you’re looking at ring sizes, it’s important to remember that your proper ring size is one that fits comfortably and that you can easily slide off your finger. If a ring is too tight, it can cause discomfort and even damage the skin of your fingers over time. If the fit is too loose, the rings will slip around on your finger or fall off entirely.
To find out what size you should be wearing, try using a plastic ring sizer to help guide you in finding the right shape for yourself. A good fit should feel snug but not uncomfortable—if something feels too tight or if it doesn’t go on smoothly without effort, go up a size from there until it does fit comfortably enough to put on without struggling much with it at all (but keep in mind: do not force any rings onto sore tissues!).
All in all, you should be able to find a ring that fits and feels good on your finger. If you’re having trouble with any of these steps, make sure that the ring is not too small or too big for your finger; if it is, try another size until you find one that fits.