Ear piercing can be very aesthetically pleasing, and fun to buy for. Regardless of the length of time that an ear piercing has been in place, routine cleaning is a must. The following is a simple guide for cleaning pierced ears.
Things You'll Need
- Clean, un-used cotton swabs or q-tips
- Ear cleaning antiseptic (isopropyl alcohol or saline)
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Wash your hands with warm water and soap before touching your ears. Dry your hands completely.
Dip a clean, un-used cotton swab or q-tip into isopropyl alcohol, or some other type of ear cleaning antiseptic. You do not have to soak the cotton swab or q-tip for very long, unless you want a lot of antiseptic on your ear.
Push your earring forward, towards your face, and clean between the ear and the earring. Clean around the earring post as well.
Push your earring back towards your head and clean the back side of your ear between the earring and the ear. Clean around the post as well.
Let your ear air dry, and discard any used cotton swabs or q-tips.