They may have been designed with good intentions, but using Q-Tips for ear wax removal will only make your problem worse! In fact, statistics show that 73 per cent of people who were injured using cotton buds were using them in their ears.
Why seek alternatives to cotton buds?
The problem with cotton buds for ear cleaning is that they push ear wax further into the ear. This could cause potentially worse blockages, or even a perforated eardrum. If you’ve got a wax build-up problem, there are plenty of alternatives.