Sensitive Ears? Here’s What You Haven’t Tried

If you are new to my blog, you should know that I am obsessed with jewelry. I have always loved trying new styles and trends that boost my overall confidence and style. Although, there are jewelry pieces, specifically earrings, that don’t love me back. Unfortunately, I am one of those people who fall victim to sensitive ears when I wear brand new earrings. I am sad to say I have given away my fair share of earrings due to my skin breaking out in one way or another. That’s why I was happy to partner with Studex to try a pair of fashionable sparkly studs from their Sensitive Earring Collection. Finally, I can tackle my sensitive ears with a stylish stud that is both fashionable and hypoallergenic!

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Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Studex. I was not financially compensated for this post. I received a sample for review purposes. My views and opinions are my own based on my experience and not swayed in any way. You can read my full disclosure policy here.


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I suffer from Sensitive Ears for Years without a Solution

I have lived with the frustrating challenge of avoiding wearing earrings because of my skin’s reaction to certain metals. These reactions typically consist of an itchy, reddened, irritated feeling I get when I put on a new pair of earrings, no matter where I purchased them from. Throughout the day I would find myself relentlessly scratching my earlobe, removing my earrings, and finding my earlobe to be red and a bit flaky. This caused me to just remove my earrings for the entire day, one of my worst nightmares!

After testing out different types of earrings I wear, I realized I had this reaction to earrings made of metal, or had a metal setting with a metal backing. Earrings that were plastic, or made of a real metal such as silver or gold, and plastic backings did not give the same affect. I am one of many women who suffer from a common metal allergy that caused my sensitive ears to go haywire.

I used to go old school with my sensitive ears and swipe Vaseline on the backs of my earrings and on my earlobes to create a homemade barrier. This worked for a bit, but throughout the day, the Vaseline would dissolve and my earlobe would be assaulted by that cheap metal again.

Turns out, there is a solution to wearing earrings, despite your metal allergies!

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What is The Studex Sensitive Earring Collection?

I am a believer that wearing earrings should not be a painful, itchy experience. The Studex Sensitive Earring Collection solved my problems and saved my earlobes! These earrings are the best option for men and women who suffer from sensitive ears because their products are hypoallergenic and sterilized for safety. Studex earrings can easily become your best friend because they are skin friendly, yet still fashionable.

What makes Studex different from other brands is their use of medical grade surgical stainless steel earring settings. This allergy free brand makes earrings specially targeted for sensitive ears. Earrings that cause sensitivity are usually those that are made from substandard metals and can be a real problem for those suffering from metal allergies. Studex hypoallergenic earrings are designed for those with pierced sensitive ears and can be used for daily wear.

Studex is also made in the USA, which I personally appreciate because it really speaks to the uncompromising quality put in to each product manufactured. Today, Studex is the largest manufacturer of ear piercing instruments, studs, and supplies.

How I style my Studex Earrings

I received the sterilized gold plated cubic zirconia stud in a Tiffany setting, and I tell you – these earrings go with everything! I have been wearing my earring set for a couple of days and really noticed a difference in the way my sensitive ears reacted to the metal. The entire time I wore these earrings, I didn’t feel the need to scratch or remove my earrings once.

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These studs have really become my go-to earrings when I am flying out the door. I love how they are subtle and fashionable and really clean up my outfit. I find this brand caters to a more minimalistic type of style, which is great when I don’t feel like putting on a jewelry show when I leave the house. If I am running errands, meeting up with my girlfriends, or grabbing coffee these are the most trendy pair of studs I own.

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I also love how versatile these earrings are. When I was in my early 20’s I got a second set of piercings. I found my second piercings are more sensitive to metal and wearing earrings was so difficult I stopped stacking my earrings. After stacking my Studex earrings in those piercings, I didn’t have the itchy problem I usually experience.

Where Can You Buy the Studex Sensitive Earring Collection?

Studex can be found in some retail stores, but their biggest presence is on Amazon. Their product line ranges from $9.95 to $14.95, which is super affordable for the benefit of having non-irritating earrings. Their assortment consists of cubic zirconia studs, white pearl studs, and small hoops.

If you are looking to update your jewelry collection, I encourage you to take advantage of this brand. You can make your purchase by shopping their Amazon store where you can get an extra 10% off with code BACK2SCHOOL.

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What do you think?

Honestly, I was very happy to have found a brand that caters to my sensitive ears and found a way for me to comfortably wear earrings.

I want to know what you think! Do any of you suffer from the same metal allergy? If so, how do you find ways to work around your sensitive ears?

Also, let me know if you purchased the Studex Sensitive Earring Collection and if you liked it!


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5 Comments

  1. Whitney Gamble
    March 19, 2019 / 1:15 am

    I have had this same problem for forever!!!! From Vaseline to Aloe Vera to dipping the earring in hydrocortisone to keep me from breaking out. My ears are super sensitive too!!! Will check them out on Amazon! Thanks for the info!!!

    • March 23, 2019 / 1:35 pm

      Hey girl!! Yes, let me know how they work out! I’ve noticed that these studs go with absolutely everything in my closet and are great for just running out for a quick milk run. I really love them, and my earrings usually hate me at first, lol.

  2. April 2, 2019 / 10:58 am

    I know so many people who need these! Those studs are perfect for everything!

    • April 3, 2019 / 7:18 pm

      Oh I completely agree! Not only do they fix my sensitive ear problem, but they also go with everything in my closet. I end up keeping them on my nightstand to put on everyday.

  3. April 2, 2019 / 2:10 pm

    These earrings are amazing! Often times when I wear earrings, they hurt after a long time so these would be the perfect fit! Thank you for sharing!

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