You find that withdrawing yourearrings at the end of a long day is a tedious and boring task Maybe it's putting them back in the morning, especially if you're late for work, that bothers you. In this article, we seek to know how to sleep comfortably with earrings.
Every time we step into ourbed, we look forward to a restful and peaceful sleep that will rejuvenate us for the next morning. No one wants something as small asearrings interrupt your sleep and youembarrassed all through the night.
Worse still, they can make your ears inflamed, irritated, or even reddened, and your neck sore. This is why many people choose to remove theirearrings before going to bed. Unfortunately, we don't always think of taking them off before sleeping, or we don't want to lose or misplace them while traveling. Let's find out how to sleep comfortably with earrings every night.
How to sleep comfortably at night with earrings?
Use earring clasps
If you choose tosleep with yourearrings, the type of earring backing you wear greatly affects how you sleep at night. Some people recommend wearing post earrings because they have a soft, transparent silicone that prevents the post from digging into the body while attaching the earrings, without compromising the comfort of our sleep.
Screw-on earrings are also a viable option as their backs are shaped like a screw, with the pointed end of the screw rounded to prevent the earring from digging into the ear, unlike the type traditional with butterfly back. These screw-on earrings have a flat back that sits over the ear and screws into the earring, securing it.
You can also opt for hook earrings with silicone plugs that slide over the hook to protect your neck from the sharp, thin part of the hook digging into your skin. Silicone plugs are also known to protect and secure the earring and prevent it from digging into your skin. They are made up of a flexible and soft material and are readily available at any local jewelry store.
Sleep in the correct position
How you sleep determines the pressure on your ears and how comfortable you will sleep with your earrings on. In general, it is advisable to sleep on your back when choosing to sleep with your earrings on. Stomach and side positions are likely to irritate your ears from the pressure exerted throughout the night. If you're not used to sleeping on your back, you may find this position quite uncomfortable.
You can place several pillows around you to prevent you from rolling over when sleeping in a supine position. Also, consider bending your knees slightly, as this allows you to sleep more comfortably and provides additional support for your back.
Make sure your arms are at your sides, tucked under the pillows or resting on the pillows to make sure you stay on your back all night. Learning to sleep on your back takes some time if you're not used to it. However, its benefits are far greater than just sleeping with your earrings on.
Tie your hair overnight
By keeping your hair tied up while you sleep, you prevent it from getting tangled in your earrings. Often we toss and turn during our sleep causing our hair to move in different directions. In this case, they can get tangled in your earrings, irritating your lobes and damaging your hair. It is best to tie them loosely with a hair tie or cover them with a satin scarf.
How long before you can sleep with an ear piercing?
The healing process of your ear piercing depends on how you take care of it. In general, standard ear piercings take about six to eight weeks to fully heal. However, some ear piercings, such as the helix and conch, can take longer to heal. If you put the tips mentioned above into practice, you will be able to sleep comfortably on your ear piercing whether it is healed or not.
How to sleep with new piercings in both ears?
If you have new piercings in both ears, the best option for sleeping comfortably through the night is on your back. However, other people can strategically sleep on their sides and stomachs with new piercings in both ears without putting pressure on them.
If you choose to sleep on your side, remove your pillow and sleep on your face, cheekbones down. Use your arm to support your head by bringing your forearm above your ear, keeping your elbow at eye level. Thus, you raise your ear so as not to crush it during your sleep. You can also choose to sleep on U-shaped pillows if you prefer to sleep on your side.
By following the tips mentioned above, you will be able to sleep comfortably through the night with your earrings on. These are easy-to-follow and affordable options that will help you get long, comfortable and pain-free nights of sleep with your earrings on.