So, you’ve decided to have your toddler's ears pierced. It may be part of a family tradition, for cultural reasons, or to add some sparkle to your baby’s natural beauty. Whatever the reason, let’s play it safe by assuming that your baby has sensitive ears. After all, an ounce of prevention is better than a pound of cure.
First, you only want a professional to touch your baby’s ears. Are you aware that many doctors offer piercing services where they can safely pierce the ears of infants who are merely days old? Medical piercing equipment is safe and the preferred method. Amateur piercings can lead to infections or a lopsided look.
Next, when it comes to sensitive ears, you want to avoid an allergy to nickel or other metal. Buy only nickel-free and hypoallergenic earrings for your baby.
Why Are Hypoallergenic Earrings for Babies Necessary?
When selecting the best earrings for toddlers, many people gravitate toward cute shapes and colors. However, the most critical aspect of the earrings is the material that touches the child’s ears. The post and base of the earring often contain nickel, lead, or cadmium. Many toddlers, as well as adults, experience allergic reactions to these materials. It’s known as contact dermatitis.
The skin reacts after exposure to an allergen by becoming red and inflamed, or it could stimulate a painful and annoying itch that takes special treatment to calm down. Even if your toddler has been wearing earrings regularly, contact dermatitis can develop at any time. That’s why it’s important to choose hypoallergenic earrings to avoid a problem right from the start.
What are the Best Earrings for Toddlers?
When you’re looking for hypoallergenic earrings for toddlers, search for reputable stores that have beautiful selections that will suit your baby’s face. At Blomdahl USA, we use hypoallergenic, medical-grade materials with a variety of designs.
Our products are made in a sterile facility and packaged in hygienic packing. Your hands are the first to touch the earrings. For young babies and toddlers taking these precautions are essential. We use only medical-grade plastic and titanium to craft our beautiful earrings.
Medical Plastic, Or Titanium Earrings?
Medical plastic earrings are our top choice for babies and toddlers. They’re made from durable, nickel-free plastic, and inlaid with beautiful Swarovski crystals, pearls, and cubic zirconia in a variety of shimmering colors.
We recommend that toddlers wear post earrings, which are easier to insert and don’t get caught on clothing or stray hairs. If your child gets her ears pierced at a very young age, you’ll likely want to start with our smallest 4mm medical plastic post earrings. These pretty earrings have Swarovski crystals inlaid, cut to sparkle with color. As your child grows up, they may want to choose their earrings. We carry medical plastic earrings in a variety of kid-friendly shapes like horseshoes, stars, hearts, and flowers.
For older kids, gift them with a more “grown-up” pair of titanium earrings inlaid with lustrous pearls. These pearl earrings offer traditional appeal and a sophisticated look without the potential for an allergic reaction to nickel.
Blomdahl USA is a family business that understands the importance of maintaining traditions. We offer families the opportunity to purchase the best earrings for toddlers without worrying about potentially harmful materials like nickel, epoxy, or cadmium. Our products are 100% nickel-free. You’ll love them because we’ve partnered with top jewelry designers to bring you the most elegant, beautiful designs.