Caring for jewelry can be easy or hard depending on how you see it and how confident you are when it comes to handling your jewelry. Fashion jewelry, in particular, needs maintenance due to the nature of its materials. It can be a piece of long-lasting jewelry or not. We want to keep the jewelry that we have especially that jewelry that was given to us by our loved ones or special someone. We want to keep them for safekeeping and to be able to use them longer.
KEEP YOUR JEWELRY DRY
Moisture can cause your jewelry to tarnish. The green pigment is one of the reasons for your fashion jewelry to rust.
STORE YOUR JEWELRY PROPERLY
After wearing the jewelry keep in a jewelry box or pouches. This will not only keep your jewelry safe and prolong life expectancy but it will also make it easy to find them when you next wear it. Necklaces, in particular, have to be kept separate because the chains might get tangle with each other and can cause it to break.
WEAR YOUR MAKE UP FIRST YOU JEWELRY LAST
If you love makeup and you wear it regularly, apply your make up first before wearing your jewelry. Makeup products contain chemicals that may cause your jewelry to tarnish and rust. The same thing with perfumes or colognes uses them first before wearing your jewelry.
WIPE YOUR JEWELRY AFTER WEARING IT
Wipe your jewelry after using it and before storing it to its packaging or in your jewelry box. This will keep your jewelry dry and you will able to remove the excess chemicals that cling on it.
WEAR YOUR CLOTHE FIRST, YOUR JEWELRY LAST
When you wear your jewelry do it after you wear your clothes, and take it off first before you take off your clothes after.
DON'T WEAR IT WHEN TAKING A BATH OR GOING TO POOL
Chlorinated water can cause your jewelry to tarnish.
DON'T WEAR IT WHILE DOING LAUNDRY OR DISHES
Cleaning products contain strong chemicals that can cause your jewelry to tarnish.
DON'T USE JEWELRY CLEANER
Never use a jewelry cleaner on your fashion jewelry. These products are for precious metals like real silver, gold, or platinum. It contains chemicals that are not harmful to the real thing but might cause clipping or tarnishing on the plating of your jewelry.
Caring your fashion jewelry is not hard you just have to remember that you have to be extra careful when wearing them. Chemicals are the number one enemy of any fashion jewelry. They can cause your jewelry to tarnish and rust.
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