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Body Jewelry - Keeping It Clean

Aug 17, 2007
Body jewelry has come a long way in recent years. Years ago it was considered strange if anything more than your ears were pierced and to see earrings on a man would actually be frowned upon. Nowadays it is quite common to see large amounts of piercing and body jewelry being worn by one single person.

Body piercing was seen as something the more adventurous would have considered having done and even then it would be limited to ears. With increasing popularity body piercing is becoming a trend and sometimes an addiction.

Quite often you will see people with not only their ears pierced but also various other parts of the body including the navel, lips and tongue. These piercing are not limited to women they are also seen on men.

Having a body piercing involves puncturing your skin with a specialist tool and adding a piece of body jewelry hygiene is an important factor when having any sort of piercing as infections are common.

It is important to keep the pierced area clean and germ free, it is recommended that you should not touch a piercing for at least 24 hours and after that make sure your wash your hands before touching the piercing due to the amount of germs your hands carry.

You may find that your piercing becomes a little sore and red in the first day, this is down to the healing process, you may even find a clear liquid will seep from the wound, this is quite normal.

You may find the company who did the piercing recommends a solution to clean your piercing however you can always tea tree oil. Just add a few drops to some water and use a cotton bud to clean the area.

If you have a piercing in your mouth or lip it is strongly recommended that you do not smoke as this can irritate the skin, if this is not possible try using an alcohol free mouthwash after smoking or rinse with mild salt water.

Try not to over clean the piercing as this can cause irritation and soreness buy make sure you inspect the area each day and if you are unhappy with it or feel you may have an infection then it is wise to see your GP as you may need antibiotics.

Once the area is clean and you are at a point where you can change the piece of body jewelry you can start looking around for new pieces of jewelry.

Body jewelry can be anything from belly button rings to toe rings, its any type of jewelry you place on your body.
Wholesale body jewelry is where large quantities of jewelry are sold in one go, this is often the method used when purchasing stock for a shop or factory.

Buying wholesale body jewelry can and will save you money, wholesalers are able to reduce the costs when selling in bulk and therefore saving you money.
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Vicki Churchill writes for several sites including Diamond And Sapphire Rings and Diamond Rings and also a site that specializes in Platinum Wedding Ring
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