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Plastic Ear Wax Removal Kit with LED Light, Random Color, $0.30 USD ~ $0.40 AUD @ Zapals

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This ear wax removal kit is designed to clean ears conveniently. It comes with 2 types of earpick(thick & thin), and a tweezers, can satisfy your different requirements. With compact size, you can take it anywhere.

Features
With LED light, convenient to inspect the inside of ear, keep your ears safe.
Comes with two types of earpick (thick & thin) for different ear hole sizes of children & adults.
With a tweezers for picking up the big earwax.
Can put the earpicks and tweezers into the bottom tube of earpick, convenient for storing and carrying.
Suitable for at-home or traveling use.
Random color.
Specifications
Material Plastic
Battery 3 x button cell
Package Contents 1 x Ear Wax Removal Kit

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  • +2

    Great for kids

  • +3

    I wouldn't use these on a loved one

    • +4

      What about if you don't love them?

    • -1

      That aren't meant for that you sicko.

  • +6

    Nothing smaller than your elbow!

    • +1

      While I agree with nothing smaller than your index finger, I don't want to see the inside of your ear.

  • +13

    The current best-practice is: Never put anything in anyone's ears, including your own, except maybe very slow running warm water. The ear-drum is fragile and sticks & things should be kept well away. There are other ways to clean ears beside putting yourself or some child at risk of injury from some accidental bump, slip, interruption, surprise, etc. during such a proceedure.

    • +1

      except maybe very slow running warm water.

      My doctor literally blasts the wax out of my ears with a water jet to clean my ears.

      • +5

        I do it at home with a Gerni.

      • Can you recommend anything that doesn't require going to the doctor?

        Water doesn't dislodge it for me. If it's dry, it stays there.

        • +3

          Waxsol ear drops, use it for 2-3 days before you sleep, then use an ear syringe to blast warm water in your ear and it'll come out.

        • @pogichinoy:

          2-3 days before you sleep

          How often do you sleep?

        • +1

          Warm a little olive oil (I do this in an eggcup in the microwave). Add a drop of tea tree oil. Pop a few drops of this into ear a couple of times a day (followed by a bit of cotton wool to stop it exiting down your face). In a few days the wax just falls out. Works for me.

  • +5

    can satisfy your different requirements.

    My requirements are quite diversified.

  • +30

    Neg due to dangerous product. (I’m an audiologist).

    • +4

      There's another more adventurous use for this product but we might need a comment from an Urologist

      lol, I'll see myself out…

    • +5

      I second that. This product is extremely dangerous and could result in a perforated eardrum

    • You guys on ozbargain too?!! :p

    • +6

      Out of curiosity, what would be your recommendation to clean ears, if at all? Thanks in advance for your time with this

      • +4

        Mine told me to put my ears under the shower stream. I feel that makes it worse by having water getting trapped.

      • Ask doctor to clean ears. They will shoot water into your ears, it's fairly unpleasant/painful.

      • +3

        Wax removal is something that just doesn’t need to be done regularly for most people. Wax is nature’s ear cleaning process and it should just come out by itself over time.
        If you are one of the unlucky few then the safest way is to find a service to micro suction the wax out. An ENT specialist or some audiologist or specialist wax removal services can do this, unfortunately most will charge you for this.
        A cheaper but slightly less safe way is to syringe with water through a GP. Many GPs will avoid offering this now due to the risk of perforation. Avoid syringing if you’ve had a history of ear problems.

        • It's yucky seeing it all over your earbuds.

        • Thanks for your time with this

        • What's the consensus on commercial ear wax softeners/removers, and very dilute hydrogen peroxide? I see those recommended a lot.

        • +2

          @xrailgun:
          Some of these products can work, but not for everyone. And if you have a history of ear problems (particularly if you have a perforated eardrum), avoid.

          On another note ear candles are useless and the wax after burning one of these is simply the wax from the candle itself, not the ear.

      • +1

        Just get one of these. Even less force than the syringe used by doctor but very effective.

        • How many times can you use that for $11?

        • @lostn: Unlimited. Just clean it and reuse. I think this wins for safety and lifetime cost.

        • Thanks for the suggestion

      • Water irrigation. But no direct water jet on the eardrum. You can get syringes with soft silicon tips that spray sideways.

        • Thanks for the suggestion

    • +2

      According to that episode of The Checkout, I declare myself an audiologist as well. And I recommend this is a bargain.

      • I’ve done more than watch an episode of the Checkout.
        Ah I see. You’re talking about how there’s no regulation stopping anyone from dispensing hearing aids. That’s true, but at the same time it’s basically unheard of for people who haven’t had specialist training to dispense aids. The vast majority are audiologists who hold Masters degrees.
        Audiologists actually want the sector to be regulated but there isn’t much political will to do it.

    • Excuse me Mr Audiologist sir, are these products suitable for "sounding"?

    • So you don't recommend ear candles either?

      • These are useless, see above.

      • I have found ear candles to be awesome. If you need to need to check if they work for you simply cut the end of the candle open and the ear wax is clearly visible. It is simple to confirm that it is not the bees wax from the candle simply repeat the procedure with a new candle and you can see that there is no earwax after repeating. I am no hippy but ear candles are an excellent product and work well.

  • Is this really a bargain?

    • Well, depends how sadistic and/or rash you are. 40c can give you a great time if you are game or make someone else's life hell if you bust their eardrum.

  • +1

    Another neg for the danger aspect.

    • Still a bargain…

  • +1

    Thats bigger than your elbow!

  • +2

    Product approved by Ramsay Bolton.

  • +2

    Daiso sells this and if I recall correctly the cheapest item they sell is $2.80. So this item is really a bargain!

    Personally these are too fat to be used as ear diggers, though the light feature is handy. The thin metal diggers are best IMO

    • +2

      This guy waxes.

  • Use a water filled plastic squeeze bottle, such as a tomato sauce bottle, with warm water. This is of course free if you have a spare bottle laying around.

    See this previous post: https://www.ozbargain.com.au/comment/5411474/redir

    I don't see any legit GPs using these. They always go for wax softener and warm water in a syringe due to the fragility of the ear canal.

  • +1

    These are pretty bad quality actually. I would suggest these instead.

    I understand a lot of people would find these dangerous but Asian cultures have been using them (typically made from bamboo) for centuries.

    • +1

      Just because an unsafe practice had been customary or held for a long time in other countries does not necessarily make it somethinf we want to replicate here.

      • +6

        Asians typically have dry wax (as opposed to wet ones more common with caucasians) that build up close to the exit of the ear. These are not designed to go any deeper than a few millimeters. You'll find that's how most asians use them.

        Ignorance is also not an excuse to disregard other cultures practices.

        • -1

          In no way am I disregarding or suggesting a practice in another country stop unless it contravenes basic human rights. In this particular case we’re discussing the importation of a dangerous product into Australia.

        • +4

          @tommyc: You recently posted an alcohol deal. Some cultures would find that offensive and could argue that it is way more dangerous than any ear picker.

          To us that may appear silly but you can see how these things are subjective right?

        • -2

          Don't be so racist, we all have the same earwax.

        • +2

          @Diji1:

          "The earwax from the study's East Asian donors was "consistently drier and colorless." The samples of the white donors were "yellow and sticky in nature."

          Also mentioned in the study: "Africans" have "wet, yellowish-brown wax," and Native Americans — similar to East Asian folks — typically have "dry, white wax."

          "The difference between [the earwax] is caused by a single gene in the genome. And a change in that single gene gives you different earwax and different underarm odor"

          https://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2014/03/20/283101999...

        • I’m Asian and my mum used to do this to me all the time.
          It’s dangerous and carries the risk of perforation.
          You do note that Asian wax is different. This is true, it’s more dry and flakey, but actually means that Asian ears are MUCH less likely to become blocked up and so cleaning Asian ears is far less necessary!

        • @Ryanek:

          Alcohol is legal in Australia. This isn't a discussion about culture (though you continue to mention it).
          It is a discussion about an item that is potentially dangerous, not approved for sale in Australia and shouldn't be imported.

  • +1

    Please be careful while using this as I have heard a lot about people damaging their ear drums!

  • +1

    Need to stop all this crap, dangerous junk, entering the country. It just ends up in landfill regardless of whether it harms someone along the way.

    • But it's a bargain!

  • I bought this one before, thought that the cleaning part is soft or flexible like rubber but in fact its quite hard. So be careful. Just my opinion :)

  • -1

    Unsafe, dangerous, as bad as that video of the guy squeezing shit out of his nose that went viral on facebook and then people trying it themselves. NEGGED.

  • Negging just to feel alive.

    • +7

      Friendly tip. You probably should provide an actual reason if you want your neg to stay.

      • +1

        Good point…

        Along with others, I am casting a negative vote due to the dangerous nature of the product.

  • +2

    Almost as stupid as ear candles.

    • As a Sagittarius I find that gluten free vegan wax candles do wonders towards cleaning my ears. I can literally feel it sucking the toxins out of my body.

  • +2

    I have constant build up of dry wax in my ear and my GP recommended a few drops of olive oil into the ear canal, massage the ear, then flush out with saline. Works a treat without needing to stick anything into the ear!

  • With a tweezers for picking up the big earwax.

    For the win !!!

    • Do you wax?

  • You dont need anything to clean inside your ears, when you chew food, wax it come out itself naturally.

  • The following product was recommended by the Lions club Hearing Test people:
    https://biorevive.com/our-brands/clean-ears/

    You can see a photo of it here:
    http://www.chemistwarehouse.com.au/Buy/62943/Clean-Ears-Spra...

    Very low pressure & uses a natural oil product.

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