How to Clean a Cartilage Piercing

The following steps will tell you how to clean your piercing

Steps

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    Mix hot water with sea salt. Mix 1/4 teaspoon of seat salt in 8 ounces of water. More salt will irritate the piercing.
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    Get a cotton bud and dip it in the water
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    Wipe it over your piercing.
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    Do this 2 times a day. Doing this more often can also irritate the piercing.

Tips

  • Do not sleep on cartilage piercing, this will make it very sore and irritate it.
  • Do not re-use cotton buds
  • Do not clean your piercing using a sea salt soak more than twice a day. Otherwise, this over-cleaning will irritate the piercing.
  • Go to a professional piercer if you need advice
  • Do not use table salt
  • Adding more than 1/4 teaspoons of sea salt can irritate your piercing
  • Try not to touch the piercing often!

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Categories: Tattoos and Piercing