Q-tips may just be the most satisfying and convenient tool to clear out all that junk from your ears, but it’s far from the best way to get out all that unyielding earwax.
What’s wrong with using Q-tips?
Apart from that clean and fresh feeling, they might actually be doing more harm than good. There’s a good chance that you’ve pushed more of that bit of yellow you see on the end of your earbud inside your ears when you clean them.
There a good chance that there’s more than that little bit of yellow you see on the end of your earbud once you’ve cleaned the inside of your ears that has been pushed back inside.Additionally, earwax also holds antibiotic and antifungal properties that can main the health of your ears. Excessive cleaning from the outside can result in ear infections and skin complications down the road.
It’s ideally recommended to not clean more than a few times a month with a Q-tip!
But it seems we’ve come too far from following natural ways of cleaning our ears without doing any untoward damage to them and maintain enough earwax for healthy ears.
Earwax is self-cleaning agent that your body produces and works its way out of your ear canal while you chew and move your jaw for other motions collecting dirt and other debris out of it
Earwax is a self-cleaning agent that your body produces that works its way out of your ear canal while you chew and move your jaw for other motions, collecting dirt and other debris out of it. Some people never need to even clean their ears!
Sometimes, however, though earwax can build up and irritate your hearing.
So then how do you clean your ears yourself without the use of Q-tips
Here’s how you can clean them yourself without the use of Q-tips
– Pick oil from the following: coconut oil, mineral oil, baby, olive oil.
– Place three drops inside the ear overnight and cover it with a cotton ball so the oil doesn’t spill on your pillowcase.
– Put in a bit of hydrogen peroxide into your ears the next day when you’re in the shower and rub it. The peroxide will bring out the softened wax, leaving you wax-free.