Q:Hello! I have three helix piercings on each ear and I was wondering, how would I effectively perform a soak on them? I can make the solution fine, but I'm having trouble figuring out how to actually soak my piercings because of the placement.
What I did when I had helix piercings is I’d put the soak in a bowl (like a cereal bowl, though it could work with a more…ear-sized container), warm it up, put it on a table, turn on the TV, and dip my ear into it. New soak for your other ear, repeat. Have a paper towel ready to dry off the side of your face/ear because the whole thing will probably be wet.
Pick a table that is a good height for your head/neck because the neck cramping will be uncomfortable if not.
Anyone else have a good way to do this?
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- onceupon-aneverafter said: My piercer suggested using a cotton ball or round, although that may not be proper
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- hateboner said: I do the same thing with my piercings, only I used a shotglass for my navel and a regular water glass for my ears. Just gotta make sure it’s big enough for the site but also will create a seal for if you want to stand/sit up.
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- backyardgalaxy said: Or pack soaked cotton balls around them & change frequently
- calleo said: Some people will soak cotton balls or gauze in the saline and press it against the two holes. I’d go with gauze over cotton just for ‘no shedding fibers’.
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