Cleanse front and back of the ear 2 times a day with STUDEX® Ear Care Lotion or Gel without removing studs. Apply lotion or gel to the front and back of the stud and gently slide forward and back. Repeat twice daily. Keep hair spray, soap, shampoo and other preparations away from the ear. After shampooing, the ear should be rinsed with clear water and then apply STUDEX® Ear Care Lotion or Gel as described above. The pierced area should be CLEANSED with STUDEX® Ear Care Lotion or Gel then kept DRY, especially after swimming or exercise.