At the end of the two weeks, you should not have to clean your piercing any more. If it looks dry, moisturize your helix with a regular moisturizer. Remember not to clean, even in the shower.
Gold rings or studs should not be placed in your helix until it is certain that the piercing is healthy and stable. Generally, this means at least six to eight weeks with the ring before the change.
Note: During the winter weather you should protect your helix piercing from the cold by wearing a hat. The ring is a good heat sink and since cartilage is avascular, there is greater risk of frostbite in the ear.
For a detailed explanation of the healing protocols for all piercings, download our Piercing Aftercare Manual.
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