Thursday, December 24, 2009

Care you need to take for piercing your ears for wearing that jewellery.

  • It is the arrival of the festive season with christmas and New year purchases of ornaments in fashion. You may wish to wear necklaces, bangles or ear rings. Here are a few tips to prevent you from infection while piercing your ears for the purpose of wearing those decorative ear rings.
  • Make sure that the studio from where you decide to get your ears pierced is clean and has employed trained and licensed persons to carry out the job.
  • Check whether the equipment used for the piercing is sterilised and disposable needles are used for the purpose.
  • Request the professional to wear a pair of latex gloves to carry out the procedure.
  • Use warm water to rinse the pierced area and use a cotton swab to remove any crusting.
  • Apply some medicated cleanser to the pierced area.
  • Avoid use of alcohol and peroxide as they can dry the skin.
  • Don't allow the piercing gun to be used on any other body part as it may crush your skin causing injury.
  • Select a hypoallergenic jewellery.You can opt for jewellery made of surgical grade steel, titanium,14 or 18 karat gold. 
  • For the few days after the piercing avoid wearing jewellery that can cause excessive rubbing leading to irritation.
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