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the best hoop earrings for sensitive ears

The Best Hoop Earrings for Sensitive Ears

Huggie hoops, hex hoops, thin hoops, chunky hoops, all the hoops.


Step by Step Instructions for Healing Your Ear Piercings

Are Gold Earrings Hypoallergenic?

It is basically considered common knowledge that gold earrings are safe for sensitive ears, and if earrings regularly cause your piercings to react you should save up and buy a pair of nice gold earrings. But, is actually it true that gold earrings are safe for sensitive ears? Are gold earrings really the most "hypoallergenic" option for people that can't wear earrings?

Are Stainless Steel Earrings Hypoallergenic?

Stainless steel earrings are often marketed as hypoallergenic earrings and as a safe choice for people with sensitive ears.  However, as everyone with sensitive ears knows, stainless steel earrings usually cause a painful reaction. This leaves consumers to wonder, are stainless steel earrings hypoallergenic?

How to Treat an Infected Ear Piercing

How to Treat an Infected Ear Piercing

Why Using Vaseline Won't Protect Your Sensitive Ears

For people with sensitive ears (aka metal allergies), coating your earring posts in Vaseline (or Aquaphor or Neosporin) won't stop your earrings from bothering your sensitive ears. Here's why:

Stop Putting Clear Nail Polish on Your Earrings

Here's why you should stop putting clear nail polish on your earrings!

What Metals Tarnish?

Why do Earrings Irritate Ears?

Why do earrings irritate ears?

Is it Possible to Develop an Allergy to Jewelry?

If you wore earrings for years without any issues and then seemingly overnight started getting painful reactions to them, you may have wondered what changed? Was it the earrings you were wearing? Was it because you hadn’t worn earrings in a while?