Piercing Aftercare

Aftercare of a new piercing is extremely important. Your piercing will need some special looking after in order for it to heal properly, so we’ve round up a list of tips on how to care for your new Astrid & Miyu piercing.

Clean your piercing with a saline solution twice a day until it is fully healed. You should do this for 4 weeks and whenever your piercing is irritated.

To make a saline solution with 250ml of warm water and 1/4 teaspoon of sea salt. Soak a cotton pad in the solution and place it on the piercing for 5 minutes followed by a water rinse.

Always wash your hands before touching your piercing otherwise you could cause infection. Try to avoid touching the piercing, it is not necessary to rotate the jewellery as you might unscrew the ball from your piercing.

Do not remove or change piercing until it is healed. Earlobe piercings can be changed after 6 weeks, cartilage can be changed after 12 weeks.

Swimming is not permitted for 4 weeks after getting your ears pierced. Avoid baths too.

Where possible avoid sleeping on your piercing. This can cause irritation and prolonge healing.

Do not use ointments, peroxide, contact lenses solution, Savlon, alcohol or pierced ears solutions on your piercing. These are not intended for long term use and may irritate.

Contact our team if infection is suspected. Do not remove piercing until medically advised to do so to avoid trapping infection in piercing channel.

Contact our customer service team at [email protected] if you have any questions about caring for your piercing.