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postheadericon How to Clean Your Nose Piercing

How to Clean Your Nose Piercing

Two Parts:Cleaning Your Nose PiercingKnowing What to AvoidCommunity Q&A It is very important to keep your nose piercing clean, otherwise healing could be delayed or you might develop an infection. Luckily, cleaning your nose piercing requires very little time and effort – so there’s really no excuses! See Step 1 below to get started. Part 1 Cleaning Your Nose Piercing 1 Clean your piercing twice a day. Nose piercings should be cleaned twice a day – once in the morning and once in the evening – until they are fully…

postheadericon How to Clean Your Face With Toothpaste

How to Clean Your Face With Toothpaste

Three Methods:Using Toothpaste on Individual SpotsUsing a Toothpaste Face WashConsidering AlternativesCommunity Q&A Toothpaste is often cited as a homemade treatment for your skin that can help counter acne. The consensus among dermatologists is that toothpaste is not an effective way to treat your skin, and can in fact damage your skin. The toothpaste can be an irritant that causes redness and peeling. Some of the ingredients in toothpaste can dry out your skin, but there is no evidence to suggest that this is more effective than conventional treatments. If you…

postheadericon How to Clean Your Penis

How to Clean Your Penis

Two Methods:Cleaning an Uncircumcised PenisWashing a Circumcised PenisCommunity Q&A Irritation, infections, and unpleasant odors are just a few of the health conditions that can occur if you fail to maintain good hygiene habits for your penis and sexual health.[1] Cleaning your penis after sex can also help reduce your chances of contracting a sexually transmitted infection (STI).[2] Hygiene practices will be slightly different between circumcised and uncircumcised men, but both are essentially similar. Learning how to properly clean your penis can help you maintain optimal health and cleanliness. Method 1…

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How to Clean Your Hands

Cleaning your hands is hygienic and should be done before and/or after doing activities such as, going to the toilet, cooking, touching an animal, eating or cleaning. This article will tell you how to thoroughly wash your hands so they are left clean and fresh. 1 Making sure you have soap nearby, turn the tap on to a comfortable temperature. 2 Wet your hands and squirt some soap onto your hand (alternatively use a bar of soap) thoroughly massaging the soap in between your fingers and all over the back…

postheadericon How to Clean Sterling Silver Jewelry

How to Clean Sterling Silver Jewelry

Three Parts:Cleaning With the Electrolyte MethodRemoving Tarnish From Delicate SilverPreventing TarnishCommunity Q&A Sterling silver isn’t pure (pure silver is known as fine silver) but rather an alloy that contains about 10 percent of another metal, such as copper. Silver is actually a very soft metal, so it’s combined with other metals to make it stronger and more functional. Sterling silver is often used for cutlery, serving utensils, jewelry, accessories such as hair clips, and even business tools like letter openers. The silver that’s in sterling silver can tarnish when it…

postheadericon How to Clean Swarovski Crystals

How to Clean Swarovski Crystals

Three Methods:Cleaning with a Dry Lint-Free ClothCleaning with Mild Dish SoapKeeping Swarovski Crystal Jewelry CleanCommunity Q&A Swarovski crystals make stunning jewelry, but keeping them clean may be a challenge sometimes. Swarovski crystals have a thin protective gold or rhodium plating, which limits the jewelry cleaning methods that can be safely used. [1] Fortunately, there are some simple strategies you can use to care for Swarovski crystal jewelry. Use the dry cloth method for general maintenance and light cleaning or use the dish soap method for occasional deep cleaning. Keep reading…

postheadericon How to Clean Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Gold Jewelry

How to Clean Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Gold Jewelry

Two Methods:Clean the Golden Areas of the JewelryClean the Sleeping Beauty TurquoiseCommunity Q&A Turquoise is best known for its use in jewelry and decorative items. There is a good variety of gemstones available all across the world, and one of the most valued members of the turquoise family is Sleeping Beauty turquoise. Although cleaning of Sleeping Beauty turquoise jewelry is not a difficult task, one must know what to do to avoid damaging the jewelry. If you want to clean your jewelry, read on! Most turquoise jewelry comes with settings…

postheadericon How to Clean Toe Nails

How to Clean Toe Nails

Two Parts:Cleaning Your Toe NailsRemoving Toe Nail FungusCommunity Q&A Cleaning and maintaining your toe nails is an integral part of proper foot care. Since your feet are often out of sight and out of mind, it is easy to ignore the buildup of dirt and grime under your toe nails. Establishing toe nail grooming habits is an important aspect of your overall hygiene. It will also help you prevent toe nail-related healthcare issues and increase your level of comfort. Part 1 Cleaning Your Toe Nails 1 Wash your feet. Before…

postheadericon How to Cleanse Combination Skin

How to Cleanse Combination Skin

Three Parts:Washing Combination SkinMaintaining Healthy Combination SkinAvoiding Skin IrritantsCommunity Q&A Skin types run the gamut from oily to dry. It’s not uncommon to have patches of both oily and dry skin, also known as “combination skin.” Cleansing combination skin can be a bit tricky because it requires using different methods on different areas of your face. Part 1 Washing Combination Skin 1 Determine whether or not you have combination skin. If your t-zone (your forehead, nose, and chin) is oily and tends to get blackheads and your cheeks are often…

postheadericon How to Cleanse Your Body at Home

How to Cleanse Your Body at Home

Although spas and health clubs usually offer to the public cleansing routines in which you are pampered all the way towards a new, healthier and more energetic you, the truth is that many a time you do not have enough money or time to enjoy a cleansing program at one of these places. If you still want to cleanse your body, then this guide will show you how to do it at home. Ad Things You’ll Need Epsom salts Water, if it is purified, better. Lemons Pepper Foods rich in…