PLEASE MAKE SURE TO FOLLOW YOUR CARE INSTRUCTIONS CLOSELY AND COMPLETELY. YOU SHOULD START IMMEDIATELY AFTER LEAVING THE STUDIO.
Instructions - External Piercings
1 - Wash your hands thoroughly before cleaning or touching your piercing.
2 - Once or twice a day, using Dr. Bronner’s unscented soap, clean the jewelry, the piercing, and the area around the piercing.
3 - Dry the area with gauze or a soft tissue. Avoid using a cloth towel.
4 - Three to five (3-5) times a day, saturate the area using your piercing aftercare. Do not wipe or rinse off the aftercare, allow it to soak in and dry. Be careful not to over do it.
5 - Take an over the counter, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (i.e. Ibuprofen or Naproxyn Sodium).
Instructions - Oral Piercings
1 - Rinse your mouth with mouthwash for 60 seconds four to five (4-5) times daily using an anti-septic, alcohol-free mouthwash.
2 - To reduce swelling, allow small pieces of ice to dissolve in your mouth.
3 - Take an over the counter, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (i.e. Ibuprofen or Naproxyn Sodium).
4 - Use a new, soft-bristled tooth brush and gently brush your tongue and jewelry daily.
5 - Floss daily.
6 - Once the piercing has healed, brush the jewelry more thoroughly to avoid plaque build-up.
- DO NOT PLAY WITH THE JEWELRY!
- DO NOT REMOVE THE JEWELRY!
- WITH CLEAN HANDS, MAKE SURE TO CHECK AND TIGHTEN THE BALLS OR THREADED ENDS ON YOUR JEWELRY!
- Avoid using alcohol, Hydrogen Peroxide, Betadine, Hibiclens, or ointment.
- Avoid over cleaning.
- Avoid tight fitting clothing.
- Avoid aspirin, alcoholic beverages, and large amounts of caffeine. (Oral)
- Avoid submerging in lakes, swimming pools, etc.
- Avoid all beauty products (i.e. make-up, lotions, and sprays) on or around the piercing.
- Avoid dangling jewelry until the piercing is fully healed.
- Avoid mouthwash containing alcohol. (Oral)
- Avoid oral sexual contact. (Oral)
- Avoid chewing gum, tobacco, fingernails, etc. (Oral)
- Avoid smoking. It increases the risk of infection and slows healing. (Oral)
- Avoid recreational drug use. (Oral)
- Change your bed sheets at least once a week.