The Correct Way to Take Care of a New Piercing ...

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When you get a new piercing, the first few weeks of caring for it will be critical in whether or not it heals well and heals quickly, or whether you end up with a painful infection and possible a botched piercing that never heals right and leaves a terrible scar! So whether you’re planning to get a belly button ring or another ear piercing, here are some excellent tips for caring for a new piercing.

1. Don’t Play with, Pull on, or Unnecessarily Touch It

We’re all guilty of fiddling with an earring, but touching a brand new piercing will transfer bacteria, and may even irritate the piercing to the point of discomfort. So resist the temptation to play with your new gadget until all is healed!

Be Sure to Rotate the Jewelry a Few Times a Day
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