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TINI LUX EDIT — WELLNESS

Tini Lux Edit is our blog that includes news and updates as well as styling tips and collaborations with our favorite bloggers and influencers!

Why Should You Wear Titanium Earrings?

You probably do not put that much thought into what metal your earrings are made out of...until your earrings become a problem.
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Nickel Free Jewelry for Lupus

Lupus is a long-term autoimmune disease in which the body’s immune system becomes hyperactive and attacks normal, healthy tissue. Symptoms include inflammation, swelling, and damage to the joints, skin, kidneys, blood, heart, and lungs. In the United States, more than 1.6 million people may be living with Lupus.  Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is the most common type of Lupus.  It is a systemic condition, which means it has an impact throughout the body.     The cause of Lupus, and autoimmune diseases in general, is unclear.  The immune system protects the body and fights off antigens, such as viruses, bacteria, and germs.    It does this by producing proteins called antibodies. White blood cells, or B lymphocytes, produce these antibodies.     When...
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Why You Need to Wash Your Hands Before Touching Your Piercings

Why you should always wash your hands before touching your piercings
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Are Hypoallergenic Earrings and Nickel Free Earrings The Same?

If you have sensitive ears though, you may have noticed that hypoallergenic earrings and nickel free earrings still cause painful reactions or irritations.  You've probably thought, what do these terms actually mean?
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Why Does My Earring Hole Hurt?

Ear piercings are supposed to fun way to show off your personal style. Your ears are obviously adjacent to your face, so they are one of the most impactful jewelry styles to wear.  At their best, earrings frame your face and pull your outfit together, at their worst, earrings cause painful reactions that make you want to rip your earlobes off.     If you are an earring wearer and have noticed that your piercing is causing you pain but you can't figure out why, we're here to help you diagnose the problem.     There are basically three reasons why your earring hole might be causing you pain. Keep reading to delve into each potential reason:     1....
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What Does It Mean to Have Sensitive Ears?

I thought for years that I simply had sensitive ears. To me, having sensitive ears meant that most earrings, even the hypoallergenic earrings and nickel free earrings, gave me a painful reaction that ranged from itching to swelling and bleeding.
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Can Jewelry Cause Excema?

What is the connection between eczema and jewelry?
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Are Titanium Earrings Hypoallergenic?

The answer to this question, like some of the other metal earrings we've talked about, is: it's complicated. - First and foremost, the term hypoallergenic earrings is complicated because it is essentially a marketing term that does not have a lot of meaning behind it. It literally means that they earrings are less likely to cause an allergic reaction, but it is often interpreted or marketed as meaning "will not cause a reaction."  Because of this, people are misled into purchasing hypoallergenic earrings that still cause painful reactions. - Titanium in its pure form is a non-reactive and biocompatible metal. This means that it can be in contact with the human body and coexist peacefully. Most of the other metals are reactive, so if...
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Connection Between Autoimmune Diseases and Jewelry

What does jewelry have to do with autoimmune diseases?
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