Taking care of
The best aftercare will
depend on various factors. Each body is unique
and every piercing is different. There are a
number of things you can do to help your body to
heal your piercing. Some of them are:
your hands off the piercing!
Dirty (unwashed) hands are
the worst enemy for piercings. During the course
of a day your hands become covered with germs.
If you touch the piercing, even just near the
area, you will deposit bacteria at the piercing
site, possibly causing an infection.
It is a proven
fact that if you eat a healthful, balanced diet
your body functions better and heals faster. In
most cases, taking vitamin C and zinc will
Tastes great on
your food. I don't recommend putting it on your
piercing unless you intend to eat it.
It is widely accepted that a mild liquid soap
used last in the shower to gently wash the piercing followed by
thorough rinsing is suitable for most piercings.
Usually once or
twice a day works best; don’t over clean the
piercing. Also, don’t use multiple cleaners at
the same time. Liquid Dial works
NEVER use the
Hydrogen Peroxide or
the years piercing industry professionals have
learned that these products are far too strong
and cause more problems than they help.
gels and creams:
These products trap dirt and germs inside a
piercing and prevent oxygen from reaching the
wound and can lead to allergic reactions. They may work well for cuts and scrapes
but are not good for piercings.