While many non-medical people recommend cotton swabs for the purpose of ear wax removal Manchester, it runs the risk of piercing the ear drum or driving wax further into the ear. Rather than using them to clean out wax, here are two alternative uses for these surprisingly useful items.
- If you are fond of a certain perfume, spray a few cotton swabs with your scent of choice and store them in a plastic bag. This is economical for your purse’s space and can even help you ration out that scent.
- Pair a swab with rubbing alcohol and you have the perfect tool for cleaning the parts of a media disc where the laser passes over in order to read data. This method is also commonly used in the cleansing of game cartridges by them over the connector pins that the retro gaming system uses to read the cart.