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After care for new ear piercings

October 4, 2023 | By: Victoria Cowan
Read time: 3 minutes

How to clean new ear piercing?

After you have had your ears pierced, it is very important to take proper care of your earrings. If you neglect to do so, you may experience discomfort or even get an infection. Therefore, put a few drops from the aftercare bottle on a cotton bud two times per day for two weeks. Then carefully clean your earring. Make sure that you properly clean the front and back around the earring. 

What else is important to know? 

Aside from keeping your earrings clean, there are a few other important things to remember. 

  • Do not swim, take a bath or go to a sauna for two weeks after getting your new piercing.
  • Do not turn the earring! This will open the wound in the piercing even more.
  • Is your ear piercing infected? Then keep your earring in for the first three days in connection with possible bleeding. Also check that the butterfly or earring back is not pushed in too tight against your ear. After three days, the ear piercing may close again and after six weeks, you can have another piercing made.
  • Preferably, we suggest you touch your earring as little as possible with your fingers. At the very least, ensure that your fingers have been disinfected.


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Get your first, second or even third lobe piercing done at one of the My Jewellery boutiques in The Netherlands and Belgium. Your piercings will be done using a piercing gun with the best quality surgical steel jewellery. Plus as an added perk you get to shop for your new earrings there and then! 

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