Petroleum based ointments CLOG the piercing and make it difficult for your body to heal. NEVER USE Rubbing Alcohol, Hydrogen Peroxide, Claire’s ear care solution. These products are too strong and will irritate your skin and piercing.
Also, can I clean my nose piercing with contact solution?
10: can i use contact lens solution to clean my nose piercing? No, it’s not suggested you use a contact lens solution for cleaning your nose piercing. If you use it, you may find a bump or any other skin problems like bleeding or irritation in your piercing.
Beside this, what can I use to clean my nose piercing besides sea salt?
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.
How can I make my nose piercing heal faster?
Five ways to get rid of a nose piercing bump
- Use proper aftercare. Proper aftercare should prevent damage to tissue or an infection that could cause a bump. …
- Use hypoallergenic jewelry. …
- Use a sea salt solution. …
- Try tea tree oil. …
- Apply a warm compress.
Your piercer will recommend a saline rinse to use at least twice per day. You may also consider using your own DIY sea salt rinse, or even tea tree oil if your nose is especially tender. You’ll also want to make sure you leave the original jewelry in place until the piercing heals.
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.
Always wash hands thoroughly before contact with piercing. Do not use rubbing alcohol or hydrogen peroxide. (Both slow the healing of pierced area by drying and killing new healthy cells.) … Twice a day saturate a cotton swab or Q-Tip with the cleaning solution, apply to the pierced area, let soak for a few minutes.
about 2 to 4 months
If your piercing is fresh, it can close up in a matter of minutes. If you’ve had it for less than a year, you can expect it to close up within a few hours or days. The inside of the hole can close up rather quickly, even if you’ve had the piercing for years.
Your nose piercing is healed, and you‘re ready to experiment with your look, or maybe you accidentally lost your usual nose ring and are looking for a quick substitute. Spotting the abundance of earrings you have, you wonder, “Can I use an earring as a nose ring?” Short answer: You can … but don’t.
You just use a sea salt water solution to gently clean, disinfect, and remove crusts. Do this twice a day until your piercing has completely healed. Do not remove jewelry when cleaning your nose piercing during the healing phase, and always wash your hands before touching the jewelry or nose piercing wound.
Warm Sea Salt Soaks
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.
Although minor swelling and redness are expected, signs of a more serious infection include:
- an uncomfortable level of pain, throbbing, or burning around the piercing site.
- unusual tenderness at the piercing site.
- an unpleasant odor with green or yellow pus oozing from the piercing site.