What does ear piercing solution contain?
It’s basically a saline solution with phosphoric acid added. It’s totally safe. If you go to a tattoo shop and get a piercing, you are told to clean with salt water. That’s basically what this is, with added Phosphoric acid.
What is Claire’s ear cleaning solution made of?
A gentle ear piercing cleaning solution made with water (aqua), potassium sorbate, and benzalkonium chloride.
What solution should I use to clean ear piercing?
Clean the piercing with either a saline solution, a fragrance-free antimicrobial soap, or both once or twice per day. Rinse any soap from the piercing. Gently dry the piercing with a clean, disposable paper towel or tissue. Avoid drying with cloth since it may carry germs or catch on the jewelry.
Can you use hydrogen peroxide to clean ear piercings?
General Care for Body Piercings Always wash hands thoroughly before contact with piercing. Do not use rubbing alcohol or hydrogen peroxide. (Both slow the healing of pierced area by drying and killing new healthy cells.)
Can I use contact solution to clean my piercing?
DO NOT USE contact lens solution or similar to clean your piercing – these contain preservatives and chemicals not suitable for the skin. DO NOT USE any bottled re-sealable piercing solutions like those from Claires Accessories or online.
Can I use hydrogen peroxide to clean my piercing?
Can I use isopropyl alcohol to clean my ears?
How to clean your ear: Tilt your head to the side and insert a few drops of rubbing alcohol, which will absorb excess water and kill bacteria and fungi. Hold your head to the side for several minutes so that the rubbing alcohol can thoroughly clean your ear.
Can you use rubbing alcohol to clean ear piercings?
Is sterile saline good for piercings?
Cleaning Solutions Packaged sterile saline is a gentle choice for piercing aftercare. Mixing your own sea salt solution is no longer a suggested practice from the APP. We strongly encourage you to use a sterile saline labeled for use as a wound wash.
How do you make a piercing solution?
Here’s how to prepare a sea salt solution for cleaning or soaking your piercing:
- Pour 1 cup of warm water into a cup or bowl.
- Add 1/8 to 1/4 of a teaspoon of the sea salt, and allow it to dissolve.
- Dip squares of clean gauze or dressing into the sea salt solution and allow them to saturate.
- Apply them to your piercing.
What can I use instead of saline solution for my piercing?
Distilled water method You can also use distilled water for the ultimate sterile (and longer-lasting) saline solution. You can find distilled water at most drug or grocery stores. This method is the easiest by far.
Should I use alcohol or peroxide in my ear?
Patients should know that rinsing the ear canal with hydrogen peroxide results in oxygen bubbling off and water being left behind-wet, warm ear canals make good incubators for growth of bacteria. Flushing the ear canal with rubbing alcohol displaces the water and dries the canal skin.