Mild, liquid, fragrance and dye-free soap, such as Johnson & Johnson’s head-to-toe baby wash. This is just to clean the skin around the piercing. Soaps should never be used directly on or in your piercing. … Dial Gold (and other soap alike) is no longer recommended for use in piercing aftercare.
Likewise, people ask, can I use soap to clean my ear piercing?
To care for a fresh piercing, wash with soap and water or saline solution—not rubbing alcohol—twice a day. … I prefer oil-based soaps for this reason. They clean the wound, but also provide oils to soften up the healing tissue.”
Correspondingly, how can I make my piercing heal faster?
USE WARM SEA SALT WATER (SALINE) SOAKS – MORNING AND EVENING
it will also help prevent infection, reduce the risk of scarring, and speed the healing of your piercing. Do not touch your piercing without first washing your hands; and leave your jewelry in at all times! Wash your hands thoroughly.
Can I clean my piercing with just water?
Yes you can. Just make sure you rinse your ears thoroughly after the shower to make sure that no soap, shampoo, or conditioner residue remains. You should do this by gently allowing warm water to flow over the piercings. Yes you can.
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Avoid sexual contact until piercing is fully healed, from 6-10 weeks. To clean use warm water with a cleansing agent of antibacterial soap. (ie, Phisoderm, Bactine, or liquid antibacterial soaps such as Dial, Lever 2000, or Softsoap) and avoid perfumed products. Dilute 50/50 with water if irritation occurs.
You can use warm water and soap. Just keep it clean. Alcohol is ok too. If you want to use salt water that’s fine but not necessary.
NO ALCOHOL! DISH SOAP ONLY! The most important thing you should do when you receive jewelry from anywhere is to clean it.
DO NOT use moisturizing soaps like Dove and Olay or antibacterials like Dial. These soap additives leave a residue that builds up in piercing and can contribute to irritation bumps.
Wash your piercing in the shower using a mild soap. For soaps we recommend Spectro jel , Neutrogena, Dove, Ivory, Phisoderm. Lather the soap on the piercing area (including the piercing) using a clean hand. … Rinse the piercing thoroughly using clean water in the same manner as it was washed.
Tea tree oil has anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and antiseptic properties that make it a triple threat in piercing aftercare. Not only can it be used to care for certain piercings during their initial healing process, it can also be used long-term to minimize irritation and prevent infection.
Make a soaking solution by mixing sea salt and distilled water. Use pure sea salt (non-iodized) and not table salt, which contains extra chemicals that can irritate your piercing and dextrose (sugar) that can cause yeast infections.
Contact lens saline solution doesn’t suit your piercing as it has many other ingredients for cleaning and keeping the lens safe from any damage. It’s not for clean piercing, use saline or saltwater for cleaning your piercing.
Saline baths help to flush out the piercing, draw out any discharge, and stimulate circulation. This helps keep the piercing clean, inside and out, for easier healing.