Friday, January 7, 2011

Aftercare Tips for Septum Piercing

Beauty Septum PiercingA person with septum piercing should make it a point to keep the pierced area free from infections by following the below mentioned aftercare tips.
  • Make sure that you clean the pierced site with the help of a cotton swab soaked in saline water during shower.
  • Place the cotton on the pierced site at least for 5 minutes and then rinse the area with clean water.
  • With the help of soaked cotton in saline water remove the crust formed in and around the area.
  • It is very important to clean the jewelry as the crust formed may turn hard causing damage to the tissue while removing the jewelry.
  • It may also cause swelling and pain while removing the jewelry.
  • Apply 2 drops of lavender oil every day on the pierced site and allow it to stay on the area at least for 5 minutes as it helps in promoting the speed healing.
  • Avoid changing, replacing or turning of the jewelry at least for 3 to 4 weeks after the procedure.
  • Consult the piercer if you want to change or remove the jewelry.

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