Body piercings have become the leading way to adorn your body with fun and edgy studs and rings, no matter what your personal style is. There is a type of piercing that will suit everyone, but there are certain responsibilities that come with a collection of body piercings. In this article, we will be looking at cleaning tips for piercings and how to properly take care of them for speedy and painless healing.
The Dos and Don’ts of Piercings
Once you get your new piercing, the aftercare is a crucial step to ensuring your new piercing does not get infected or irritable. The best way to go about it is by using an antibacterial soap to clean your new piercing wherever it is on your body.
To facilitate healing, it is recommended to soak or spray your piercings with a solution of sea salt and distilled water. To make this solution, take 1/4 teaspoon of sea salt (non-iodized) and add it to a glass of lukewarm distilled water.
Avoid using irritants and materials that will be harsh on your new piercing. Hairsprays, perfume, scented moisturizers are all examples of irritable products that may cause pain to the newly pierced skin. It is recommended that for a couple of weeks after you get your piercing, pay special attention to the products that you’re applying to your skin.