Earrings Allergies: Choosing an Allergy free gift earrings
You have saved up to by an earring for someone you love only to discover that your gift is useless. Why? The person cannot wear the earrings because he or she suffers from earrings allergies. What that is no such a problem, you can take it back and ask for refund. You are out of luck because earrings cannot be returned due to health reasons. So what do you do with the earrings? That is the reason why you need to pay attention when choosing an allergy-free earrings.
What causes earrings allergies?
There are a number of reasons why people might suffer from earrings allergies. It could be due to over exposure to metal like nickel and pierced ears. It can be strange because people who have been using earrings for years said that they suddenly start suffering from earrings allergies. It is not that those people suddenly begin to suffer from earrings allergies. It has been a long process and the situation only got worse with time. It is like getting over exposed to a product which can lead to allergies.
What earrings are the best that are allergy free?
Most people who suffer from allergies from wearing earrings have an allergic reaction to nickel. Buying expensive earrings will not often help. If you are allergic to nickel, having a diamond encrusted nickel based earrings will not alleviate the allergy. It will only mean that you have just wasted your money buying an earring that will have to be laid to rest. At the moment, the most popular allergy free earrings are said to be those made from titanium. You can also buy plastic earring as a gift idea if you want to be on the safer side. Are plastic earrings ugly? If you know where to look, you will be able to find great plastic earrings that will not cause allergies.
What about gold earrings and allergies?
Gold earrings have been said to be an alternative for those who suffer from earrings allergies. If you plan to buy an earring for someone who might be allergic to nickel, Gold or titanium might be a good bet. It is best to aim for a minimum of 18k gold just to be on the safe side. Yes given gifts can get a little pricey. It is best to pay a little more than to buy something that will never be used.
What if you've already bought the earrings?
Some have reported that putting clear nail vanish does help. Others have said it didn't help with their earrings allergies. There might be some other coating products available that will prevent metal earrings contact with the skin.
How much do titanium allergy free earrings cost?
Titanium earrings can be as cheap as $20 or more than $100. Will they stop earrings allergies? That can be dependent on how scrupulous the makers are. Titanium earrings are the best if you want to play it safe. Other have reported good result with pure silver and pure gold earrings. These have been said to help with earrings allergies
What about Hypo-allergenic earrings?
These types of earrings, the hypo-allergenic earrings tend to be cheaper. Hypo-allergenic earrings might work for some and probably not work for others (might still cause earrings allergies). You can buy them for as cheap as $5 and upwards depending on how elaborate the earrings are. A word of caution about the really cheap hypo-allergenic earrings, they might not be nickel free and hence not ideal as a gift.