On saline sprays
The process is simple: spray the saline directly onto your piercing, and let it soak in. That’s it. Unlike saline soaks, saline sprays don’t fully flush the piercing. This is why it’s important to do a combination of both saline sprays and soaks during the first weeks of healing in any piercing.
Moreover, how do I clean my ear piercing with saline solution?
Here’s how to prepare a sea salt solution for cleaning or soaking your piercing:
- Pour 1 cup of warm water into a cup or bowl. …
- Add 1/8 to 1/4 of a teaspoon of the sea salt, and allow it to dissolve. …
- Dip squares of clean gauze or dressing into the sea salt solution and allow them to saturate.
- Apply them to your piercing.
Likewise, people ask, can I use sterile saline solution to clean my piercing?
Sterile salt water sprays or saline solutions are typically suggested for use in cleaning a new piercing due to not being as harsh as other cleaning agents.
What should I clean my piercings with?
Wash with warm water and gentle soap before you touch your piercing to avoid introducing bacteria to the area. Clean with a clean cotton pad or swab, dipped in rubbing alcohol. Use this around the pierced area a few times a day to remove any bacteria.
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New Ear Piercing Care:
Use a cotton swab (Q-tip) with salt water to clean the area around the hole twice a day. Some recommend using hydrogen peroxide, rubbing alcohol, or antibiotic ointment but salt water disinfects and is less damaging to the skin tissue.
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.
Stir 1/4 teaspoon of sea salt into 1 cup of warm, sterile water until it’s fully dissolved. If your skin is dry or generally irritated, adding 2-3 drops of tea tree oil to your sea salt solution will help your piercing.
Distilled water is best, and bottled water is a second choice; depending on your local water quality, you may need to avoid tap water unless it is filtered or first brought to a full boil for a minute or longer and then allowed to cool sufficiently before use.