Saturday, June 13, 2009

Ear Jewellery Steel Ear Plug and the Metal to be Used

Ear jewellery is definitely a fashion statement as you see more and more youngsters trying different forms of body jewellery just to look chic and trendy. Steel ear plugs are one such ear jewellery used to look good and is considered the no risk metal which is safely used for body jewellery. You should try and avoid those metals which can cause redness or inflammation. Basically, steel such as surgical steel, surgical implant titanium is often used as it’s the safest for ear jewellery. Avoid fake gold, it might not suit all skin type.

There are problem arising from ear piercing, beware of such problems. It can be an allergic reaction to metal such as nickel which is used to make ear rings. It’s better if ear rings are nickel free and is hypo allergenic. Is this your first piercing? Then, you better opt for stainless, surgical steel or 14 karat gold. However, it has been noticed that 14 karat gold also makes use of nickel at times and it would be better to use stainless steel. Make use of preventive and maintenance procedures need to be observed in order to avoid and treat pierced ear problems either on the lobe or on the cartilage. Keep it clean, by rubbing alcohol, or any other anti bacterial ointment. Anti-biotic is the next best option.

For those who don’t want to pierce their ears, have an option of stick on and clip on ear rings. Such ear rings are other wise known as no pierce ear rings. Clip ons are the earliest form of no pierce ear rings. Adhesive based materials used in stick on ear rings will hold your ear jewellery with out any ear piercings. You can wear your favourite studs with out any piercing. For those who have a tendency to develop allergic skin reactions to adhesives, should avoid it. Another type is the ear cuff. It attaches to the ear by pinching the ear or the helix. Although it is also widely used, it causes the ear to redden from the pinching. Magnetic earrings also simulate stud earrings. With the use of a magnetic back, it attaches to the ear due to magnetic force.

- Magnetic earrings look as if the person is wearing a stud.

- Stick on earrings have adhesive backs which stick to the ear lobe.

- Clip-on earrings that can also be worn as a naval ring.

- Spring hoops stick to the ear by means of a spring force.

- Ear cuffs are curved metal bands that press against the ear.

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