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1) Clean your labret piercing twice a day for the next 3 days, once in the morning and again at night. You can do this in the shower or bath but you must always rinse the piercing out using fresh running water.

1a) Shampoo, Conditioner, Soap-up and Rinse off using your normal bath products. We don't want any other cleaning or grooming products to enter a piercing we are trying to clean. Leave cleaning your labret piercing as the last thing you clean before exiting the shower or bath.

1b) Using your Soft Soap brand liquid anti-bacterial soap apply a small amount to your hand and lather it up. Once lathered, apply this to the labret piercing and jewellery, working it around the piercing by rotating the ring or shuffling the stud. Once the Soft Soap is in the piercing wait a few moments then rinse the piercing in running water again rotating the ring or shuffle the stud to ensure all the soap is out of the labret and piercing.

1c) Come out of the shower or bath and towel dry, but use a tissue to dry the labret piercing out thoroughly (towels can retain bacteria and should not be used on new or fresh piercings)

After 3 Days

Follow the above steps 1a through 1c only once a day for the next three to four weeks. Between actual cleanings you may rotate the ring or shuffle the stud only under running water after you have soaped up and rinsed off and don't intend on using any other cleaning or grooming products.

After 4 Weeks

Follow the above steps 1a through 1c only once every 2 or 3 days for the next three to four months. Over cleaning is the number one cause of irritated piercings, striping the natural skin oils will tend to dry the labret piercing out causing it to look red and irritated.

Things Not to Do with New Labret Piercings:

Do Not use Epsom Salts, Table Salt, Betadine, Tea Tree Oil, Polysporin, Neosporin, Bacitracin, Bactroban, Bactine or any other topical solution or ointment on your piercing what so ever. These products are not for use on Puncture Wounds! If it's not listed on the above aftercare guide don't use it on the piercing!

Do Not use Sun Block, Sun Tan Lotion, Baby Oil or any other Skin Care product on a new or unseasoned piercing. If you think you have trouble with your piercing contact your piercer and NEVER remove the jewellery from a suspected infected piercing.

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