Wash hands thoroughly before touching the earring or ear.
Cleanse front and back of the ear 2 - 3 times, 180 degrees left and 180 degrees right, i.e. a half turn only, thus avoiding hair wrapping around the post at the back of ear. In between cleansing, the ear should be kept DRY.
Keep hair spray, soap, shampoo and other preparations away from the ear, After shampooing, the ear should be rinsed with clear water then cleansed with your STUDEX aftercare product as described above.
Due to the nature of ear piercing, exposure of newly pierced ears to certain environments such as swimming, and participation in athletic events (exercising) may increase the likelihood of infection.
The piercing area should be cleaned with STUDEX aftercare product then kept DRY. especially after bathing, swimming or exercise.
DO NOT remove earrings or handle then unnecessarily.
DO NOT push the butterfly along the post towards the ear. The butterfly must always be position at the tip of the post. Feel the position each time you clean the ear - it must feel smooth, This ensures the the earring is LOOSE during the healing process. This is essential as tight earrings may lead to inflammation and increase the risk of embedding.
Follow the aftercare steps for 6 weeks wearing earrings continuously.
Carefully remover piercing earring(s) after 6 weeks and other straight post earrings (not curved) may be worn continuously.
Use only straight post earrings (not curved) continuously for the first 6 months from piercing. The post should be surgical grade stainless steel or other hypo-allergenic material.
Follow the aftercare steps for 12 weeks wearing earrings continuously.
Carefully remover piercing earring(s) after 12 weeks and other straight post earrings (not curved) may be worn continuously.
Due to the nature of the cartilage, extra care should be observed during the healing period. Use only straight post earrings (not curved) continuously for the first 12 months from piercing. The post should be surgical grade stainless steel or other hypo-allergenic material.
Minor pain / redness may occur immediately - this is normal. This will settle within 48 hours provided proper aftercare is carried out. if undue pain / swelling / redness occurs at any time, seek medical advise immediately. Failure to properly follow aftercare procedures or seek immediate medical advice should a problem occur, may result in permanent damage to the ear lobe/cartilage.