Whenever you get your ears pierced, it is very important to take care of it properly so that they would heal completely and to be able to avoid infections and irritations.
Otherwise, if your ears would get infected you’ll have to close the piercing to avoid further irritation.
Here are some ways on how you can take care of your newly pierced ears:
Do not remove the starter earrings
After you get your ears pierced, starter earrings would be used. These are made of hypoallergenic materials and are safe to use. If you remove them right after you get your ears pierced, there is a big possibility that your piercings would close. Only remove them when your piercings have healed, usually after six weeks.
Avoid letting substances to go to your ears
When taking a shower, avoid getting shampoo, soap or conditioner from touching your ears as these products contain ingredients which could infect your newly pierced ears.
Sleep on your back
It can irritate your piercings if you would sleep with your ears against the pillow and could be painful as well. Try to sleep on your back. Also make sure that you clean your pillowcase to avoid bacteria from going to your piercings.
Clean the piercings regularly
Make sure to have your ears by trusted professionals and make sure that they use clean and safe equipments. Also remember to seek medical help when irritation occurs.
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